Building audio FX in Gen

Membership plan: Going Deeper | Topics: Sound Design

Course overview

In this workshop, you will explore tools and techniques to create bespoke audio FX tools in Gen via Max. Explore delay effects, circular buffers, modulation delays, LFOs, and multi-tap delays via a series of exercises. This workshop aims to enrich your musical output via the application of self-made audio FX and novel sound design techniques. Gen provides highly optimised audio processes that matches C++ and is the ideal technology for improving complex Max patches and free CPU.

What you'll learn

  • Identify key MSP objects for audio FX devices
  • Build delay line audio FX devices with feedback networks
  • Configure Gen parameters and properties
  • Add LFO networks for use in Flanger and Chorus audio FX devices

Who is this course for?

  • This course is for users with a previous knowledge on Max or Pure Data and some rudiments of digital audio and an interest in the creation of audio FX devices.

Course content

  • Overview
  • Building Audio FX in Gen Download Link
  • Part 1 - Introduction
  • Part 2 - Identify key Gen objects for audio FX devices 1
  • Part 3 - Identify key Gen objects for audio FX devices 2
  • Part 4 - Build delay line audio FX devices with feedback networks 1
  • Part 5 - Build delay line audio FX devices with feedback networks 2
  • Part 6 - Build delay line audio FX devices with feedback networks 3
  • Part 7 - Build delay line audio FX devices with feedback networks 4
  • Part 8 - Build delay line audio FX devices with feedback networks 5
  • Part 9 - Configure Gen parameters and properties
  • Part 10 - Add LFO networks for use in Flanger and Chorus audio FX devices 1
  • Part 11 - Add LFO networks for use in Flanger and Chorus audio FX devices 2
  • Builiding Audio FX in Gen Max Patches

Requirements

  • A computer and Internet connection
  • A good working knowledge of computer systems
  • A basic awareness of audio processing
  • Good familiarity with MSP
  • Access to a copy of Max 8 (i.e. trial or full license)

Meet your instructor

Phelan Kane is a Berlin & London based music producer, engineer, artist, developer and educator. He is currently running the electronic music record label Meta Junction Recordings and the audio software development company Meta Function. He has released the Max for Live device synth Wave Junction in partnership with Sonicstate. http://metafunction.co.uk/ http://phelankane.com/bio/

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mishik80
mishik80
2 months ago

Hi Phelan thank you for your job really amazing staff.
one question
please advise on how to make a stereo phaser? just duplicating this patch for left and right channel?

Thanks,
Michael

mishik80
mishik80
2 months ago

Download link doesn’t work please update it

mauro cigliuti
mauro cigliuti
1 day ago

any way to get the files from the download link? dropbox link is broken

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