Build samplers with Max

Learn to build samplers with both single cycle and loop based sampler devices, and use them in your own patches

Course Instructor: Phelan Kane

Course level

In this workshop you will build both single cycle and loop based sampler devices, empowering you to utilise them in your own patches. This workshop aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin to explore building sampler devices in the Max environment.

What you'll learn

  • Identify key MSP objects for sampler devices
  • Utilise buffer and waveform objects
  • Build single cycle waveform sampler devices
  • Build loop based sampler 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

  • ---- What you will learn in this course
  • ---- Building Samplers in Max Download Link
  • ---- Part 1 - Introduction 1
  • ---- Part 2 - Introduction 2
  • ---- Part 3 - Utilise buffer and waveform objects 1
  • ---- Part 4 - Utilise buffer and waveform objects 2
  • ---- Part 5 - Build single cycle waveform sampler devices 1
  • ---- Part 6 - Build single cycle waveform sampler devices 2
  • ---- Part 7 - Build single cycle waveform sampler devices 3
  • ---- Part 8 - Build single cycle waveform sampler devices 4
  • ---- Part 9 Build loop based sampler devices
  • ---- Building Samplers in 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 building sampler 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/