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A Basic Vocoder Tutorial, Part 4
by Oct 13, 2020 5:45 PM on
In the last tutorial of this series, I’ll take my vocoder to the next level by creating new options for carrier signals, and get my vocoder ready for Max for ...
Video Series: Did You Know? (Series 2)
by Sep 30, 2020 3:05 PM on
We're proud to announce a sequel to the original series of the Did You Know? There will be 52 videos for your amazement and enjoyment.
A Basic Vocoder Tutorial, Part 3
by Sep 29, 2020 4:55 PM on
So far, we've patched a real-time analyzers (RTA) as the heart of our vocoder, and used a pair of them to create a mono vocoder. This time out, we'll move into multichannel territory and create a stereo version of our vocoder, and add a few new features.
Frequency Domain Processing in gen~: An Introduction
by Sep 15, 2020 9:40 PM on
For lots of beginning users, the combination of frequency domain signal processing (using the MSP pfft~ object) and gen~ comprise a double-whammy of anxiety.
A Basic Vocoder Tutorial, Part 2
by Sep 1, 2020 7:20 PM on
In the second part of this Vocoder tutorial, we will use the real-time analyzer patch we created in part 1 as the starting point for creating a vocoder effect using Max's MC multichannel voice patching ...
A Basic Vocoder Tutorial, Part 1
by Aug 17, 2020 2:02 PM on
Vocoders can be an insane amount of fun. At the root of the vocoder effect we know and love, we take an audio signal such as a human voice and use it to excite the production of another sound, such as a synthesizer. In this series, we create a vocoder with Max using the MC objects introduced in Max 8.
Rainy Day Max: Return to the Forbidden Planet
by Aug 3, 2020 7:15 PM on
I’m not sure why, but it seems like lots of beginning Max users think that the only way to do anything cool with Max includes hours of ...
Algorithmic Composition: An Introduction for the Curious, Terrified, or Perplexed Beginner
by Jun 9, 2020 11:15 PM on
Algorithmic composition is a rich and deep and subtle endeavor, and one of those things that probably every Max audio person out there has opinions about. If you're curious or a beginner, it's hard to know how to translate your curiosity or interest into action.
Algorithms in Motion: Elementary Cellular Automata in Max and Max for Live
by Apr 28, 2020 7:25 PM on
A bit of code can act very much like a score -- it is not only an individual expression of an idea, but it encapsulates the possibilities of that idea. It’s both an expression of self, like any piece of art, and a tool that can be repurposed, remixed, and reframed to fit the unique needs of a wide range of artists.