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Questions tagged [max-msp]

Max/MSP visual programming language for designing sound (and other) effects and processes.

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Gibberish phoneme dialog like in Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing has an interesting style (see video here) of creating these meaningless phonemes to simulate conversation. They even have different sounds for different characters, thus giving them ...
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Remapping a MIDI keyboard controller

I'm a total beginner. For my musical harmony research I would like to remap my MIDI keyboard so that the notes follow the order I choose and not the default sequence by increasing pitch. That is, I ...
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Live Keyboard MIDI Setup Ableton Live 9 [Max for live]

I'm running two midi tracks within Ableton's session view. One track is a NI Massive instrument containing the midi notes that play within the song ("LIVE KEYS BACKUP") and another is an instrument ...
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how to process arbitrary messages as data in Max/MSP?

In other words, how can I prevent data-processing objects from interpreting certain messages they receive as instructions? Example: msg{a b c} -> obj{prepend set} -> msg{set a b c} Actual (...
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Can Max duplicate multiple generators?

Although I'm a beginner for Cycling '74 Max so I may not understand some of its concepts themselves, can I duplicate lots of generators (e.g. ~cycle) easily? What if I want to run 100 ~cycle which ...
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TC electronic g major 1 / sysex

I have a tc electronic g major gathering dust for quite some time now. The problem is that due to its heavy use over the years lot of knobs etc are broken. But otherwise the unit works perfectly fine. ...
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high voltage/arc/tesla sfx texture

if I have to use granular synthesis such as an max msp patch, how would I go about creating high voltage/arc/tesla sfx...I tried loading different industrial material sounds such as plastic and ...
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Any Good Ideas With Karplus Strong

do you have any experience with karplus strong and your thoughts on it...what are the good and bads of this algorithm in sound design...any max msp heads out there, do you use this method with ...
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creating your sound workshop [closed]

hò time has come where I need to make a step further goal is to have a sound workshop where I can create "any" sound that comes to mind picture a carpentry...you have tools and you can shape a ...
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Using Max/MSP to interpret real-time data sets from the web

For about a year now I've been curious to have a different way of looking at the internet. having a way to see or hear data sets in a way that would give a "zoomed-out" look at the set, rather than at ...
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Understanding how to mix digital audio signals by multiplying with cosines and adding

I'm trying to understand a patch/abstraction in Max for Live called M4L.bal1, but I think the question is a pretty general one about digital audio processing. The patch mixes two audio signals ...
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Samples of a single storm building wanted

I'm working on a max msp patch that will allow the transition from calm weather through to breezy/ light right right through to a heavy storm as part of some kind of "ambience engine". I'm basically ...
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Windows 8 tablet 'MIDI' Controller app? Home made Max/MSP control interface?

Hi guys. Ok, so there are quite a few apps out there of the iPad and Android tablets that allow you to use them as a control interface for DAWs, plugins, etc. Has anyone found any good apps that are ...
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Max MSP ADC to trigger samples

has anyone got a simple solution on how to take the signal from the ADC (inbuilt microphone) and have the signal trigger a sample in Max MSP?
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Pretty sick thing for monster vocalization, but I have a question

This guy has a pretty sick Max patch that he has for vocalizations. Check out Dehumanizer Here. Are there any max users that are able to pick that apart and possibly give some pointers as to how you ...
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lgith sensor arduino + max + instrument

Hi, I'm a complete novice at aurdino and max, and hope to make a device as follow; setting : three light sensors are connected to arduino, arduino is connected to max. purpose : three light sensors' ...
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Emulate distance accurately

Hi, Im building a virtual environment within Max/Msp and have one final thing to implement. The goal is to emulate real world physics within this fictional space. This space got no physical objects, ...
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Generative Music

Who's making generative Music/Art with Pure Data or Max/MSP? I'm looking for examples of music that has been made this way, as inspiration for my own activities as I'm new to this unfamiliar dark pit ...
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How can I map and scale attributes of sound and apply them to video content?

Basically, I'm doing a music video for an ambient tune that is very long and slow-moving. Variations in tone, frequency and volume shift at the pace of a lava lamp and I'd like these glacial ...
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MAX/MSP vs Cubase

I am interested about sound synthesis and music production. I came across max/msp and cubase and they seem to be the de facto standards in this field. I would like to have some recommendation about ...
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N00b to Max/MSP

So, I've finally gotten around to d/l-ing the demo for Max/MSP. I've been going through the Tutes and learning a whole bunch. I'm now at the point where I think I can start building some stuff. I'...
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Do you use reaktor, Max, PD?

When you are looking for a creative processing, what plugin's do you use? Do you often find yourself using Reaktor, Max, PD or any other modular languages? How often do you find yourself ...
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Computers vs. handmade equipment

After building performance patches with MAX/MSP for a fair while I picked up Nicolas Collins fantastic book "Handmade Electronic Music" and was surprised how fun, liberating and simple it was to build ...
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How (do you) use Kyma?

Hey folks! I'm deeply interesting in purchasing a Pacarana. I use Max/MSP a lot, and while that's super powerful for tool creation, it's also super difficult to get something to sound awesome. Oh, ...
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triggering samples with a computer keyboard (in Max/MSP)

hello there again. I have, with the huge amount of help of Andrew S., figured out how to have a bank of samples triggered by the keys on the keyboard. However, I cannot seem to get the samples to ...
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Would Ableton/NI/Max For Live be considered as professional choices for sound design?

I'm curious to what peoples opinions are on using Ableton software for professional sound design. I'm a budding sound designer and I want to let my imagination go wild with creating and designing ...
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Sending messages to Arduino

Hi- Thanks for the information about how to communicate from Arduino to max/msp. I have had success with digital and analog input but now I want to send messages back out to Arduino from Max. For ...
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Max MSP and Computer Keyboard stuff

First off, hat's off to whomever decided this was a good idea, because it rocks! I have a question about Max MSP and triggering samples with the computer keyboard. I know this can be done fairly ...
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Using Arduino sensors & Max to play & control instruments in Ableton Live

I just did the tutorial "How to Set Up Arduino with Max/MSP". I’m new to Arduino and Max but I’ve used the tutorial to get digital inputs into max working – great start as I failed with several other ...