Sampling with Max

Membership plan: Free | Topics: Sound Design

Course overview

In this workshop you will build your own patches for processing and interacting with samples and recorded audio. This workshop aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin exploring sampled audio in the Max MSP environment.

What you'll learn

  • Load, play and process samples using the playlist~ object.
  • Get deeper into patching with samples using the buffer~ and groove~ objects.
  • Explore ways to record audio in realtime with the record~ object.

Who is this course for?

  • Sound designers looking to get started with processing samples
  • Performers looking for ways to process live sampled audio

Course content

  • 1. The Playlist~ object
  • 2. Buffer~ and groove~.


  • A computer and internet connection
  • Access to a copy of Max 8 (i.e. trial or full license)

Course schedule

Meet your instructor

Duncan Wilson (aka Ned Rush) is a musician, producer and content creator based in the UK. Whilst perhaps largely known for his Youtube channel, he has also released music independently as well developing content for Isotonik Studios.

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