Discover the new features in Max for Live 11 – On demand

Level: Intermediate

MaxforLive allows users to develop their own devices for use in composition, performance and beyond. In the recent release of Live Suite 11 there are a myriad of new features and tools for musicians and programmers alike. In this workshop you will explore these new tools and features and be able to leverage them in your own musical works and patches.

By the end of this session a successful student will be able to:

  • Explore new MPE possibilities

  • Utilise the new devices

  • Identify the new integrations and objects

  • Understand and deploy the new features for developers

Session Study Topics

  • MPE and Max for Live

  • New Max for Live devices

  • New integrations and objects in Max for Live with Live 11

  • New features for developers of Max for Live devices with Live 11

Requirements

  • A computer and internet connection

  • Access to a copy of Live 11 Suite & Max for Live (i.e. trial or full license)

About the workshop leader

Mark Towers is an Ableton Certified Trainer and a lecturer in music technology at Leicester College. He specialises in Max for Live, as well as working with Isotonik Studios to create unique and creative devices for music production and performance such as the Arcade Series.

 

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Building Graphical User Interfaces in M4L and Max – On demand

Level: Intermediate

MaxforLive allows users to develop their own devices for use in composition, performance and beyond. Creating a graphical user interface that complements the device is one of the crucial development stages that can give a device its personality. In this workshop you will learn how to create a custom user interface for a M4L device, including a native Ableton Live style to a completely personalised theme.

Session Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session a successful student will be able to:

  • Identify different styles of user interface

  • Explore and configure Live/Max UI objects

  • Create custom dials and sliders

  • Construct UI systems that synchronise with Ableton Live

  • Create pop-up UI windows

Session Study Topics

  • UI objects and their properties

  • User designed GUI objects

  • Translating Ableton Live’s theme system

  • Window properties and embedded visual patches

Requirements

  • A computer and internet connection

  • A web cam and mic

  • A Zoom account

  • Access to a copy of Live 10/11 & Max 8 (i.e. trial or full license)

About the workshop leader 

Mark Towers is an Ableton Certified Trainer and a lecturer in music technology at Leicester College. He specialises in Max for Live, as well as working with Isotonik Studios to create unique and creative devices for music production and performance such as the Arcade Series.