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Build your own modular synth with MSP - On-demand

Learn to program patches with MSP to make a custom modular environment.

Course Instructor: Ned Rush

Course level

Cycling 74’s Max / MSP offers a vast playground of programming opportunities to create your own synthesis devices. In this series you will build custom modules to create your own modular synthesis environment. This series aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin exploring synthesis and UI design in the Max MSP environment.

What you'll learn

  • Build oscillator and filter networks with MSP objects
  • Build modulation patches with MSP objects
  • Build step sequencers with Max and MSP objects
  • Explore use of signal routing in interesting and creative ways using MSP objects
  • Build custom modules using UI objects and bpatchers

Requirements

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

Course content

  • ---- Week 1
  • ---- Part 1
  • ---- Part 2
  • ---- Part 3
  • ---- Part 4
  • ---- Part 5
  • ---- Week 2. Phasors, LFO, Gates, Triggers and other cool stuff.
  • ---- Part 1
  • ---- Part 2
  • ---- Week 3
  • ---- Week 3 Homework
  • ---- Part 1
  • ---- Part 2
  • ---- Part 3
  • ---- Part 4
  • ---- Part 5
  • ---- Part 1
  • ---- Part 2
  • ---- Part 3

Who is this course for

  • Learn to program patches with MSP to make a custom modular environment.

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