Book 1 contains some clever solutions, advanced trans-coding techniques, groovy audio/visual toys, and basic building blocks for more complex processing.
My colleagues Andrew and Meg and I headed over to the new Recombinant Media Labs facility last week for a fun-filled week of Max workshoppery.
Controller workshop: From do-it-yourself tablas (with sponges!) to the Lemur. Watch Ali's video.
Angela Lorenz, a graphic designer and Max user, creates automated design and visuals.
Installation and Performance Fabricating the interfaced machine. Watch Barney's video.
Bob Ostertag is a music school dropout who has since performed all over the world and has collaborated with the likes of John Zorn, Fred Frith, drag diva Justin Bond, and the Kronos Quartet. In this interview he describes his creative process and what inspires him to design his technological instruments.
Luke DuBois is a teacher at Columbia University in New York City, and a member of the famous Freight Elevator Quartet, whose "Fix It In Post" CD is making waves as the first release on the C74 record label. In this conversation with Gregory Taylor, Luke shares stories of synthesizer part scrounging, the early days of the Freight Elevator Quartet, and some of his most inspiring students' projects.