Sometimes the "content you need" is a tackle box full of lures for specific situations – computer vision and great toolboxes for physical modeling Max externals, for example. This time, I want to remind you about something you might already have: the CNMAT tools. Most of the time, Max users who’ve visited the CNMAT website at UC-Berkeley are looking for the Max OSC (Open Sound Control) objects because they want to move data between sensors and actuators or talk to their or Apple or Android mobile devices. Or sometimes people have wandered over looking for a copy of Tristan Jehan’s analyzer~ object [think of it as the fiddle~ object with racing stripes, spinners, and an LED-illuminated undercarriage]. What? You don't have 'em yet? No worries - click here and click on the CNMAT Max/MSP Externals for Mac link.
One of the really exciting things about Max/MSP/Jitter is its fluid integration of sound, visuals and effects. Tarik Barri, an innovative young artist based in Holland, is elevating the possibilities with a synergistic blend of compatible programing languages.
pMix (short for preset mixer) is a composition and performance tool that facilitates the control of multiple plugin parameters using an intuitive graphical interface.
I spent 4 days in Pittsburgh in early June attending the 2009 NIME conference at Carnegie Mellon University.
On the afternoon of April 3rd, I received an email from M.I.A.'s manager asking if I'd be interested in working with them on a one-off show on the mainstage at Coachella that would feature live video processing, 2 DJs, a real Lighting Director, and glowing EL-wire wardrobe by Janet Cooke Hansen (www.enlighted.com, Daft Punk, etc.) for Maya and the dancers.
K-Bow Keith McMillen Instruments recently impressed all of us at NAMM with demonstrations of a new pair of string performance devices, the K-Bow and StringPort, both of which include some very rich software applications written in MaxMSP.
This year, we decided to set up shop at the 3rd annual Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA.
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.
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.
The JazzMutant Lemur is an incredibly versatile control surface for media applications.