Cycling '74 may not have made it to the 2014 Most Admired Companies list, but maybe sharing our obsession with coffee -- since you already heard of the one with cats -- will get us a few more admirers.
The Creators Project blog recently featured work by artist and maxer Ian Brill.
Last May I was invited by Trond Lossius to give an advanced Jitter workshop at BEK.
Bruno Zamborlin developed a new product that will allow you to turn every day objects into musical instruments.
Two remarkable new books featuring Max have just been published that should be a part of any serious student’s collection. First, volume 2 of Electronic Music and Sound Design by Alessandro Cipriani and Maurizio Giri continues the first volume’s exploration of audio applications of Max/MSP through hundreds of interactive examples.
Are you patching on location in an exotic place, setting up a show, or just connecting objects in the corner of your local cafe? Is Max a part of your studio or office? We're excited to launch a new feature of Cycling74.com called Max Workspaces.
Our friend and co-worker, Rob Ramirez, shared some recent work with us and provided details on how he used Max.
Cycling ’74 is a completely distributed company theoretically located in San Francisco.
By way of the very talented Daito Manabe it’s come to our attention that Mira has been spotted in the wild.
Whew! Boy am I not exhausted from not attending CES.
Sam and I had the pleasure of meeting Masato Tsutsui in Japan in December and discussing his interesting Max-based projects.
It's getting frosty in San Francisco these past couple of weeks, but here at sea level, we rarely get to see much snow.
During the month of November, I took a little journey into a new programming area: creating content specifically for the Ableton Push control device.
"One of my early desires as a musician was to sculpt and organize directly the sound material, so as to extend compositional control to the sonic level - to compose the sound itself, instead of merely composing with sounds." –Jean-Claude Risset A strange loop arises when, by moving only upwards or downwards, one finds oneself back where one started.
This all began as a joke within the "Material Team" - since we do a visual programming language, we should have an audio podcast! We could do virtual patching with phrases like "You really need to connect the second outlet of the umenu, because that'll give you what you really want for the midiout object." Yuck, yuck, yuck. But, just for fun, I decided to give it a try anyway.
Many of us at Cycling '74 are gardening enthusiasts.
Francisco Colasanto, who works as assistant director at Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS) in Morelia, Mexico, has released the first two modules of a new ebook about Max/MSP on the center's web site CMMAS.org.
Looking to brush up on Ableton Live skills and learn more about Max for Live? Coming up this Friday, September 27th, Seattle's Decibel Festival will be hosting Ableton Day at the Broadway Performance Hall (on the SCCC campus).
I just received an email from our friend Lippold Haken.
Two months ago, Mira was born.
This past Friday Google released the source for two of its Chrome Web Lab projects that have been running at the Science Museum in London for the past year.
Thursday, August 29, 2013, 7-9PM at 450 Bryant, Suite 100, San Francisco, I'll be presenting an introduction to programming in Max for Live for the Ableton User Group Meeting. Here's the Facebook for the event. I’ll have about an hour to explain what Max is, show how it works in Live, and offer some tips on how to start building your own devices.
Our ever-popular Cycles series of sound libraries, produced by Ron MacLeod, is now available for download in our online store for a reduced price.