Simple FM with Molecular Dynamics


    FM Synthesis Patch in Presentation Mode
    FM Synthesis Patch in Presentation Mode
    Max for Live Device
    Max for Live Device

    A simple FM synthesis patch was built around the gxo.md Max/MSP external. Kinetic energy variations of a system of liquid argon were used as carrier, with a classic waveform as modulator. The gxo.md external is a tiny coarse-grained molecular dynamics (MD) simulator written in C. The MD data is dispatched via buffers or outlets. A few raw sounds generated with this approach can be found in the project’s account on SoundCloud.
    Max is an excellent environment to glue chunks of C code together, to the point that you can even have an MD simulator sitting between your favorites audio objects.

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