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Getting Started with Max - June Series

Get started learning interactive music and video with Max anytime on demand.

Course Instructor: Phelan Kane

Course level

Get started with interactive audio and MIDI, and discover the possibilities of the Max environment. In this series of recorded videos, you will learn how to manipulate audio, MIDI, virtual instruments and program your own interactive canvas.

Connect together Max’s building blocks to create unexpected results, and use them in your music productions. Through a series of exercises you will engage in the pragmatic creation of a basic MIDI sequencer device that features a wealth of musical manipulation options.

What you'll learn

  • Understand the Max environment
  • Connect building blocks together and work with data
  • Master the user interface
  • Work with your MIDI instruments

Requirements

  • A computer and internet connection
  • A good working knowledge of computer systems
  • A Zoom account
  • Access to a copy of Max 8

Course content

  • ---- Session 01 Getting Started with Max
  • ---- Session 1 Patches.zip
  • ---- GSWM Session 1 Part 1
  • ---- GSWM Session 1 Part 2
  • ---- Session 02 Getting Started with Max
  • ---- Session 2 Patches.zip
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 2 - Part 1
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 2 - Part 2
  • ---- Session 03 Getting Started with Max
  • ---- Session 3 Patches.zip
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 3 - Part 1
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 3 - Part 2
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 3 - Part 3
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 3 - Part 4
  • ---- Getting started with Max / Session 3 - Part 5
  • ---- Session 04 Getting Started with Max.pdf
  • ---- Session 4 Patches.zip
  • ---- Rec1 - Create MIDI messages and Scale, route and transform data in musical parts Part 1
  • ---- Rec2 - Scale, route and transform data in musical parts Part 2
  • ---- Rec3 - Scale, route and transform data in musical parts Part 3
  • ---- Rec4 - Scale, route and transform data in musical parts Part 4 and Integrate VST & AU Instrument plugins
  • ---- Rec5 - The Max landscape - where next...

Who is this course for

  • This on demand content aims to enable you to work with Max confidently on your own.

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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/