Getting started with Max - Sat/Sun 19,20,26,27th September

In this series of workshops you will explore the most important programming techniques and concepts when working with Max, empowering you to begin to build your own patches and devices that you can deploy in your own music and multimedia projects.

Course Instructor: Phelan Kane

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This series of online workshops aims to enable you to work with Max confidently on your own.

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

Session 1

Session 1: Understand the Max environment

Session 2

Session 2: Connect building blocks together and work with data

Session 3

Session 3: Master the user interface

Session 4

Session 4: Work with your MIDI instruments

What you'll learn


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

Course content

  • ---- Course overview
  • ---- Session 01 Gettng Start with Max
  • ---- Session 02 Getting Start with Max
  • ---- Session 03 Getting Start with Max
  • ---- Session 04 Getting Start with Max
  • ---- Week 4 Patch

Who is this course for

  • This series of online workshops 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.