MaxMSP Tutorial 1- The very basics

Note to self: First things first only has meaning once per discussion. 😉

Examples of work people have done with maxMSP:

Jonny Greenwood using it to solo with (radiohead):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyKCwDJ7ZUc

Another interesting example of ‘cut and trigger’ style manipulation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ1Sc8tGFw0

Touch-screen drum machine:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Odw2D7a3lA4&feature=related

Syncing visuals with music:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9vpVEP5ooU

Time stretching – REALLY COOL. Just watch it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5SObE8JSX8

If some of this material is a bit ‘arty’ for your tastes, don’t worry. There is so much you can do in maxMSP, according to your tastes. With a handful of knowledge and a ounce of time, the audio/visual world is your proverbial oyster. 😉

Feel free to suggest improvements as this series goes along.

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