[Noisebridge-discuss] Reminder: Max/MSP Class #6, Wednesday March 13 at 20:00 in Turing
sundquistjames at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 17:00:21 UTC 2013
Fascinating, have you created interactive art installations? Do you use
PureData or SuperCollider as well?
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 9:45 AM, Sam Tarakajian <sam at cycling74.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Tomorrow night: Mo' Max.
> Last week we looked at the craziness that can happen when you read back
> audio files in exciting and deviant ways. This week I'll be out of town, so
> my good buddy Geoff will be leading the class. He will do I have no idea
> what. Presumably something involving sound/video/anything.
> As always, I recommend downloading Max before you come, since the NB wifi
> can get a bit overtaxed otherwise.
> ----- BEGIN WTF IS A MAX SPIEL -----
> Max/MSP is a visual programming language for music and multimedia. The
> visual part means that instead of representing logic using text and
> grammar, Max uses blocks and connections. The multimedia part means that
> Max is especially well suited for working with audio, video and data
> streams, making it perfect for reactive installations, algorithmic art and
> all kinds of other stuff.
> This class will assume absolutely no experience with Max whatsoever,
> except for all the previous classes. You can find example patches from the
> previous classes (as well as more information) at
> We'll start with getting Max downloaded and installed, and from there I'll
> move straight to building basic patchers with Max. We can talk about
> generating simple algorithmic music, sampling recorded sound, working with
> live video, and whatever else people might be interested in.
> If you plan on attending then it would be great if you could write me just
> to let me know you're coming. Include, if you would, your name, a little
> bit about yourself and why you're interested in Max. And if there's
> something you'd like to see covered, let me know about that as well. Or, if
> you already know about Max and you'd like to participate in leading the
> class, that would be great as well. I could certainly use the help.
> ----- END SPIEL OH SO THAT'S A MAX -----
> Looking forward,
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