Recomposer, a device built with Max for Live, allows the user to generate new pieces by algorithmically hybridizing and recombining tracks from existing pieces in Ableton Live.
EAMIR (Electro-Acoustic Musically Interactive Room) is a collection of interactive music systems that allow individuals, including those with mild and profound disabilities, to create a unique musical expression without the physical and technical limitations found in the study of traditional acoustic instruments (e.g.
OMM is a robotic orchestra leaded by a human performer gestures.
So far we have talked about how Max for Live will allow you to create your own custom Max devices that run inside of Ableton Live.
I recently wrote a couple of tutorials for the Cycling '74 website on a subject that's close to my heart - generating and organizing variety when working with Max (I'll bet that you just thought they were about making LFOs and working with the new Max 5 timing features, didn't you?).Download the patch used in this tutorial. Other LFO tutorials:
Kim Cascone has worked as a synth tech, edited music for David Lynch films, founded San Francisco's first ambient electronic music label, and helped design new systems of audio for video games. In this conversation with Ben Nevile, Cascone discusses his electronic history, his interest in genetic algorithms, and a fresh compositional direction that he calls "New Density". Movin' to California Where'd you get started with all this stuff? I went to Berklee College of Musicin Boston.
I've had a moment to return briefly to working with using Max to control the Moog Modular V as I described in this article (that contains a link to a PDF file listing the complete Moog Modular V VST plug-in parameters as they appear at the time of this writing).