Max/MSP - Discussion and Resource


#1

This is a thread for anyone that uses or wants to learn Max/MSP to share patches and ideas.

Recently, I tried to build a version of the JP8080 Supersaw oscillator but I misinterpreted the concept of a PWM saw, instead creating a Saw wave that is AM with a sync’ed Square Wave which yielded some interesting results. The in’s and outs are wireless so you can easily copy & paste it a billion times if you want ultra-dense rave drones. I tend to run it through some eventide FX and can get some very lush pads out of it.

Copy & Open in Max/MSP (File->New From Clipboard)

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Resources (feel free to suggest tutorial guides, will edit into this post):

BazTutorials
Amazing Max Stuff
Delicious Max/MSP
Joel Rich
Maurizio Giri (his two volumes on Max/MSP with Alessandro Cipriani are quite useful for anyone who prefers a more lesson based academic style of learning)
Cycling '74 Forums

I self taught myself Max about 5 years ago from watching the first BazTutorials videos and working my way up. I originally learned it because I wanted to build a video playback stutter that I could sync with music as I had a simplistic idea for an Actress music video that unfortunately never came to fruition. Not sure if anyone else on this forum uses it, but I’m always down to talk about it and/or help people figure things out.


#2

Nice!!
I have been playing around with it a little bit and I would like to go back to it.

I have some stuff on maxforlive.com so those are for max for live, a part for the kick it’s mostly made in gen so easy to change for max/msp I guess.

its all here
The effect are nicely commented and with color schemes to get what is going on for people to learn, modify, copy stuff, etc…


#3

For beginners I would recommend looking at the free course on Kadenze delivered by Matt Wright from Stanford