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Going further with cheat codes 2: A sample playground for norns - On demand

A deep dive into extended techniques of the sampler-sequencer made for monome norns.

Course Instructor: Dan Derks

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What you'll learn


  • A computer and internet connection
  • A web cam and mic
  • A Zoom account
  • Access to a norns or norns shield running software 201202 or later
  • Familiarity with the basic process of connecting your norns to WiFi
  • Familiarity with the basic functions of cheat codes 2
  • Access to speakers or an audio interface to share sounds
  • Access to any of the following controllers: monome grid, monome arc, USB MIDI keyboard or sequencer (eg. KeyStep or OP-Z), a recent Launchpad (X, Pro, or Mini mk3), USB MIDI slider bank (eg. 16n), MIDI Fighter Twister, or Max for Live

Course content

  • ---- controllers: PDF overview
  • ---- controllers at-a-glance
  • ---- video: grid interface overview
  • ---- video: arc interface overview
  • ---- video: MIDI Fighter Twister overview
  • ---- video: midigrid (Launchpads/Push/APC) overview
  • ---- video: generic MIDI keyboard overview
  • ---- video: OSC overview
  • ---- live input: PDF overview
  • ---- video: recording live audio input overview
  • ---- experiment 1: recording live input (looped)
  • ---- experiment 2: recording live input (one-shot)
  • ---- video: one-shot threshold recording (NEW!)
  • ---- timing: PDF overview
  • ---- video: pattern recording + playback overview
  • ---- experiment 3: patterns
  • ---- video: arps overview
  • ---- video: meta-sequencer
  • ---- delays: PDF overview
  • ---- video: delays overview
  • ---- experiment 4: delays
  • ---- video: rnd overview
  • ---- video: pad-to-note / sending note data from cheat codes to external devices
  • ---- video: transport + clocking external devices from cheat codes

Who is this course for

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About the workshop leader

Dan Derks is a creative technologist and improviser with a passion for community. He is the host of Sound + Process, a podcast about the artists of lines (https://llllllll.co), and he builds digital tools for monome norns and Max for Live.

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