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Building audio FX in Gen

Learn to program your own Audio FX patches in Gen with high performance.

Course Instructor: Phelan Kane

Course level

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

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)

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

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.

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About the workshop leader

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/