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Splatterbox - On-demand

Explore live looping, processing, and feedback control in the spirit of David Torn’s splattercell.

Course Instructor: James Wilkie

Course level

MaxMSP allows us to go far beyond the stompbox looper.

What you'll learn

  • Build a custom loop station
  • Explore post processing and loop manipulations for unique soundscapes and performances
  • Build loops and samples in real time

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

  • ---- Lesson 1 - Overview + Patch Demo
  • ---- Lesson 2 - Buffers + Timers + Triggers
  • ---- Lesson 3 - Loopers + [Groove ~]
  • ---- Lesson 4 - Tracking & Feedback [Sigmeund~]; [Gen~]
  • ---- Lesson 5 - Finalising-Outro Alterations and Thoughts

Who is this course for

  • In this workshop, discover how working with simple looping combinations can add up to a rich and layered soundscape. The beauty then lies in the retrospective operations we can apply to the loops with this patch for a very personal and unique outcome.

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