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Introduction to live coding with Super Collider – LIVE Session / 5th October

Date & Time: Tuesday 5th October 2021 – 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC 2-hour workshop Level: Beginner SuperCollider is a platform for audio synthesis and algorithmic composition, used by musicians, artists, and researchers working with sound. Live coding is the practice of creating and/or manipulating algorithms in real time to change an ongoing artistic process, like music or visuals. In this workshop you’ll discover the universe... Read More

Abstract Performance in Ableton and Max For Live – On demand

Level: Intermediate Ableton and Cycling 74’s Max For Live offer a vast playground of opportunities to create unique and rich electronic music performances. In this workshop you will create a performance instrument. This workshop aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin exploring improvised performance in Ableton Live and Max For Live. Session Learning Outcomes By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: Discuss various... Read More

Max meetup – US Edition 1

FREE Date:  Saturday 23rd January – 3pm PST / 6pm EST Level: Open to all levels  Presenters The meetup will be hosted by Chloe Alexandra Thompson and feature the following presentation Francisco Botello  –  Wireless IMU Panning Controller Tommy Martinez  –  Spatial Composition in the Frequency Domain mutant forest  –  Controlling lights and sound in a performance with max4live sydney christensen  –   Idea... Read More

Build an interactive textile instrument

This practice-led course will show you how to make an electronic textile interface for music performance. We will learn a DIY technique to craft with e-textile materials and then explore how to make music with the handcrafted interface in a number of ways. Each session will follow on from the last, developing your knowledge through a series of hands-on projects, delivered in four online workshops.  Level: beginner with notions of DIY electronics... Read More

Build a web assembly synthesiser with iPlug 2

Learn to use iPlug2 C++ audio plugin framework to create a synthesiser that runs on the web. iPlug2 is a new C++ framework that allows you to build cross-platform audio plug-ins, using minimal code. One of the exciting features of iPlug2 is that it lets you turn your plug-in into a web page that anyone can use without a DAW (see for example https://virtualcz.io). In this workshop participants will learn how to build a web based synthesiser using cloud... Read More

Learn to program amazing interactive particles systems with Jitter

In this workshop, you will learn to build incredible live videos with particles systems, using Max and Jitter. Cycling’74 has recently released GL3, which ties together more closely Jitter with Open GL, and optimises use of the GPU. With this recent update available in the package manager, you can build highly performance videos without having to code them in C++. Requirements Latest version of Max 8 installed on Mac or Windows A good working... Read More

Artist workshop with Ned Rush: Live Sample Mangling in Max 8 – On demand

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

Arcologies: a workshop for Monome norns & grid / On-demand

For Monome norns and grid, arcologies is a 21st century instrument for musical composition and discovery. Built by Tyler as a “2020 pandemic sanity project” and released in September it has already attracted passionate following. Through a series of “breakout-room” team challenges you will learn how to build and sculpt evolving sound compositions with Arcologies. We’ll cover signal flow, melodies, chords, and evolving systems with modulation,... Read More