Getting started with Max – LIVE series

-SOLD OUT- Head over to this link for the February sign ups 

Dates: 

Session 1: Wednesday 6th January 6pm GMT

Session 2: Wednesday 13th January 6pm GMT

Session 3:  Wednesday 20th January 6pm GMT

Session 4: Wednesday 27th January 6pm GMT

Level: Beginners curious about programming

Get started with interactive audio and video, and discover the possibilities of the Max environment. In this series of workshops, you will learn how to manipulate audio, MIDI, samples, oscillators and program your own interactive canvas.

Connect together Max’s building blocks to create unexpected results, and use them in your music productions.

Learn from guided examples and live interactions with teachers and other participants.

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

Session overview 

  • Session 1 – Understand the Max environment
  • Session 2 – Connect building blocks together
  • Session 3 – Master the user interface
  • Session 4 – Work with your MIDI devices

Requirements 

  • A computer and internet connection

  • A good working knowledge of computer systems

  • Access to a copy of Max 8

About the workshop leader

Phelan Kane is a Berlin & London based music producer, engineer, artist, developer and educator. For over twenty years he has been active in both the music industry and the contemporary music education sector, with a focus on electronic music and alternative bands.

He specialises in sound design and production techniques such as synthesis and sampling, alongside audio processing and plug-in development.

He is currently running the electronic music record label Meta Junction Recordings and the audio software development company Meta Function, which specialize in Max for Live devices releasing the M4L synth Wave Junction in partnership with Sonicstate.

Music Hackspace Performances Night – 13th December-

Part of the 2014 UK Tour of Simon Whetham, Seth Cooke and Paul Khimasia Morgan , the event in London is curated by Blanca Regina. Join us in this special evening

LINE UP

SIMON WHETHAM
SETH COOKE
PAUL KHIMASIA MORGAN

MATTHIAS KISPERT & BLANCA REGINA

Activating objects and surfaces with found sounds and actions, Simon Whetham creates a shifting sonic environment that is comfortably disorientating. Seth Cooke is an improviser and sound recordist based in Bristol, UK. His music is frequently location or process oriented and he often works with material happened upon by chance. As a percussionist he plays traps and waste disposal sink. Paul Khimasia Morgan is an improviser, currently working with electronics, zither and the sonification of low voltage. “…a weft of mysterious hums and clicks that creeps organically across the intervening space between the speakers and my ears, never quite identifying itself but always offering tantalizing glimpses…” – Brian Olewnik, Just Outside Matthias Kispert is a sound artist living in London, founder of ‘Material Studies’ group along the mixed media artist, Blanca Regina. The duo with play an improvised set using voice, electronics, objects and visuals.

Where: 132 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DY

From : 20.00-23:00pm Tickets on the door 5 pounds/ 4 pounds concessions

There will be special food with special prices offered by TROYganic

Links

SIMON WHETHAM www.simonwhetham.co.uk
SETH COOKE www.sethcooke.eu
PAUL KHIMASIA MORGAN  http://slightlyoffkilterlabel.blogspot.co.uk/

MATTHIAS KISPERT  www.matthiaskispert.com

BLANCA REGINA www.whiteemotion.com

Music Hackspace Performances Night – 23rd OCTOBER 2014-

Music Hackspace Performances Night

  • When:  Thursday 23rd, 20.00- 23.oo h
  • Where: TROYGANIC 132 Kingsland Road, Hoxton E2 8DP
  • Free Entry
  • TIMING:

    8.30 – TIM YATES & SAIF BUNNI
    9.15 – FINGERHUT FEAT. TERRY DAY
    10.15 – ANDREW PAGE & BLANCA REGINA

Curated by Blanca Regina, the evening features:

TIM YATES & SAIF BUNNI
An improvisation by Tim Yates and Saif Bunni. These musicians and sound and artists run ‘Acoustic Hacking‘a workshop driven meetups that happen the last Sunday of each month at the London Hackspace.

ANDREW PAGE & BLANCA REGINA

Enseñanzas solares is a sonic exploration, performance and improvisation that looks at the Sun, the star, the data and the drone. Featuring Blanca Regina in voice, objects and visuals and Andrew Page with tapeloops and reverbs. Some of the the loops are created from NASA recordings of Saturn, Alpha Centauri, the Diamond Star and GD358, as well as the Sun.

FINGERHUT FEAT. TERRY DAY
Martin Klang (electronics, saxophone); David Kaplowitz (saxophones, keys); Paul Lucas (electric guitar) and Ryan Sarver (electric bass) and the legendary Terry Day on drums.

Fingerhut play improvised music with various standard and custom built electric and acoustic instruments and devices. They like to invite other musicians, wizards and deadbeats to join them to create new sounds. Drawing on free jazz and post rock, experimental noise and more, no two performances are quite alike. No rules and no repeats.

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