There are uncountable number of commercial programs for sequencing and modulating sounds, but I think that the more interesting and unique are the home-made and self designed digital tools. Here we'd like to share an example of our way in the band to sequence music on stage or in studio.
VOCALOOP is a loop sequencer gadget focused on timbre and voice of the Japanese.
This Max patch helps the Bass Station II user get an overview of their patch.
Electric-Guitarists on stage, typically use very strong gestures and expressions, "heavy" sounds, and an ability to hold a long last solo.
Inspired by the possibilities of new technologies , audioartist Andrew Svibovich and writer Nikita Begoon created magical performance combined on genres such as: audio, video and prose. attractor_etc speaks to the viewer on language of new media. Text several times translated from one language to another using a simple electronic translator acquires new meanings and forms , and at the same time becomes illogical to some extent , making a deliberate error in the digital artifact.
geneSynth explores genetic algorithms, multi-agent control, interactivity in music and the simulation of autonomous flocks or agents.
Kola is an album of electronic percussion music released as a download album on Unsung Records.
Liquid Rhythm beat generation software, by WaveDNA, is a suite of powerful new MIDI sequencing and editing tools to create and remix drum patterns.
Note Displacer is a Max for Live MIDI device that randomly displaces incoming MIDI notes by a predetermined interval, potentially making boring melodies and chords sound much more sophisticated than they really are.
So here is another of my old patches from back in 2010 (I didn't blog it until the following January however as it was a Uni project and I thought I needed a couple of months time off).
The 77_GS started as a pet project, turned into a solution to a particular task, and then became a performance instrument. The instrument is based on granular synthesis, which is a technique that can be explored and utilized in many different ways, yielding a great many different results.
My personal additive synth totally built using max.
My personal emulation of the famous Roland tb 303 totally built using MAX. I added some simple effects like reverb (using the tool nw.gverb~), tape delay and a bit crusher for a chance to work more on the waveforms and to make the best performance.
WHITEBOX Pixiphone, an ambient instrument that models a child's toy then enlarges it with spectral delay, reverb, brightness, hit strength, attack and decay.
VIDEO-BASED NOTES GENERATOR moovmi is a free Max For Live MIDI effect that produces midinote sequences from video data analysis.
KontrolKontroller is a Max patch that gives the ability to use a Korg NanoKontrol version_1 quickly inside Max.
Mac ONLY! Drag any sample onto the player to use this plug-in.
The Just Intonation Toolkit is a very simple free resource that allows musicians to hear and play intervals other those found in equal temperament tuning system.
osynth is a free microtonal polyphonic synthesizer with various oscillator types and random-modulation sources.
An ambient synth with 8 pad tones plus Reverb, Attack, Release, Cutoff and Spectral Delay. A surprisingly deep variation of sounds available with a few controls. Now part of $4 Max Pack.
WHITEBOX DIALSYNTH is a superfast one-dial call-up of 24 presets ranging from rich pads to quirky leads. No dials to tweak.