Authors: Andrew Shoben, Neil Gavin, Christopher Lackey
"Words" is an installation in which participants enter a soundscape with three layers: Environment, Words, and User.
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.
I spent 4 days in Pittsburgh in early June attending the 2009 NIME conference at Carnegie Mellon University.
Many of us are invited to perform in unique circumstances – it’s a part of the Digital Media life.
In this, the final episode of our guitar processing extravaganza, we are going to step away from making effects and focus on performance support.
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.
These days it seems that everyone wants to be an artist so I found it refreshing to meet someone who see himself as an engineer that wanted to create tools for artists.
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.
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.
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.
When we left off in the last article, we had created a new color scheme and layout for our old patcher using presentation mode, translucency, improved color controls, and embedded hints.
I have to confess that I always found UI design in Max 4 to be a little too cumbersome, and would almost always wait until a patch was completely written and debugged before bothering with any layout of UI elements and color.
In addition to the smoother look and feel of Max 5, there have been a number of enhancements to the user interface that will help you to maximize your creative productivity and minimize the time spent performing repetitive and annoying tasks.
This year, we decided to set up shop at the 3rd annual Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA.
Some of us listen to many different types of music and are open to experimentation but, correct me if I'm wrong, sometimes the music that comes out of academic circles can be cold and dry.