I'm always curious about how someone's physical relationship with a guitar goes from the usual strumming to what some people call "tabletop guitar" - it seems like everyone has a different story about that.
Recently, CNMAT at UC Berkeley held their annual MaxMSP/Jitter summer school classes at their beautiful Arch St.
Game Controller A surprisingly expressive instrument The Guitar Zeros web site It's great to see the way that Max/MSP crosses musical genres and also allows people to repurpose available (and maybe not so available) technology.
Hardware Controllers Adaptable, minimalist interfaces monome website Interview with Brian Crabtree and Kelli Cain from Monome By Marsha Vdovin Brian Crabtree (who performs under the name tehn) and his partner Kelli Cain are collectively known as monome.
by Chris Warren The concept is simple: replace a few of the keys on a USB keypad with heavy duty footswitches.
By Marsha Vdovin There's something about the kind of mind that looks for something beyond presets and conventional loops.
By Marsha Vdovin I spent hours and hours agonizing over an introduction to this interview.
My friend Mike Metlay recently asked me to perform with him on a live StillStream webcast scheduled for June 30, 2007.
I first became aware of Luke DuBois when I heard his band’s CD Freight Elevator Quartet.
We held another Max/MSP/Jitter workshop from the 27th to the 30th of March in the Dutch city of Delft (yes, as in "that color blue associated with porcelain").
This is perhaps an unusual article for Cycling '74 to put on their web site, because it has to do with all the languages that Max/MSP isn't.
I've been asked to write a couple of articles that discuss how I learned radiaL, and how I approach using it in a live performance setting -- both as a soloist and in an ensemble setting.
I tend to look at larger bodies of work -- novels, recordings - even things like software, I suppose -- and wonder if there's a single point at which everything began.
The second installment of Jitter Recipes is a collection of simple examples that began as weekly posts to the MaxMSP mailing list.
So, you've finished the tutorials, you understand the basics of digital audio, and you can imagine using a jitter matrix for something.