The truth is that I’m still recovering from Ableton’s recent inaugural event, Loop - A Summit for Music Makers, but I thought I should get to writing about it while it’s all fresh in my mind.
Our ever-popular Cycles series of sound libraries, produced by Ron MacLeod, is now available for download in our online store for a reduced price.
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.
At this point, we have a pretty useful guitar processing "rack", but it could use a little spice.
This article provides a brief tour of the features we've added to Max for creating Live devices.
Now that I've got a nice generative patch and a way to hear it, I thought it'd be nice to make a few improvements and extensions that would let me begin to specify larger structures - to generate instructions to my generative patch, as it were.
The ReWire concepts we've discussed in the previous ReWire articles were based on the typical needs of most users -- piping information between Max/MSP and a ReWire host or client application.
Zuckung from Amoebazoid is the newest c74 music release. Your music sounds both intricate and spontaneous.
In our last installment, I tried to present some really simple and (I hope) explanatory samples of some of the easiest ways to generate and organize variety on the fly using radiaL.
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.