Author: Christian Blomert
TouchControl combines the advantages of Max 4 Live and TouchOSC to create an automapping control interface for Ableton Live that runs on iPhone / iPod Touch.
In this article, Jim Aikin reviews the new add-on product to Live, developed by Ableton and Cycling '74, with a detailed account of his experience.
Author: Jason Warriner
The Winduino II is a wireless, digital version of an Aeolian harp that can be listened to on its own or used as accompaniment for other instruments.
Matthew Davidson aka Stretta is a talented guy. He’s an accomplished graphic artist and video producer/editor but we talked to him about his music. Stretta’s music is lush, modest and dreamy in the tradition of Brian Eno but it definitely has character of its own. Stretta comes from a tradition of modular synthesis that led him to discover Max/MSP.
While many people are looking at Max for Live as a great way to integrate their favorite hardware controllers, build really unique effects, and add variety to their productions, I was eager to explore what could be done with video inside of Max for Live.
Comprehensive step sequencing device for Max For Live.
I needed my own controller for Ableton Live. I built it in a diy mind and I'm using max for live as an interface between Ableton Live and the hardware.
Even before the Max for Live beta was opened up to the public, a community of testers was hard at work putting Max for Live through its paces.
Robert Henke is a brilliant electronic musician who records and performs under his own name and also as Monolake. His music has been described as minimalist yet complex techno with an architectural sound. For me, his music is very spatial and multi-dimensional.I find it takes me on an extraordinary journey through space and time, similar to a great work of fiction. Henke recently said, "The last century was about the creation of electronic music. This century is about performance."
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. Most of the examples you've seen so far have been pretty similar to your average plugin, with the fundamental difference of being to edit the device in place. That in itself is pretty spectacular, and probably enough to please a lot of people and keep everyone busy. Well now I'd like to talk about a couple of features that really make Max for Live unique and pretty exciting: namely, the Live API objects.
This article provides a brief tour of the features we've added to Max for creating Live devices.