Live Sample Mangling in Max 8

Use Max 8 to sample and loop incoming audio and mangle it in real-time for live improvisation or installations.

Course Instructor: Ned Rush

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Max is Ned’s go to environment to realise concepts for sound design and performance that are not available in other programs.

What you'll learn

  • In this 2-hour workshop you will learn ways to sample and loop incoming audio from the outside world. You will create a fresh sonic palette from mutating the sound, using a variety of techniques aimed at performance and improvisation, whilst also discussing and solving problems related to improvisation set-ups and how we can meet those needs.
  • You will explore a variety of ways to interact with sampled sound to find which method suits you best so you can realise your vision with a unique performance sampler.


  • Max 8
  • Basic knowledge of Max

Course content

  • ---- Max patch
  • ---- Part 1
  • ---- Part 2
  • ---- Part 3
  • ---- Part 4
  • ---- Part 5

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