Vocalise Sintectica - John Keston - ISSTA 2017

Published on Apr 19, 2018 Daryl Feehely

"John Keston performing Vocalise Sintectica at the ISSTA 2017 concert in DkIT."

On what's going on in this performance via Audio Cookbook:

"Last September 2017 I performed at the Irish Sound in Science Technology and the Arts Conference ( in Dundalk, Ireland (video by Daryl Feehely). The performance makes use of a custom Max patch controlled by


Harmonized from Jochen Bohnes on Vimeo.

"Finally, I've reached the 70s (again!).
5 oscillators, 2 as an octave for "melody", in between 3 harmonic tones. I've written a 5 octave harmonization of 12 tones, every octave different - done with Max/MSP.
For a slight detune I used a wrong calibration curve with one of the two melody oscillators."

Modular Synth Improvisation Live 009

Published on Dec 17, 2017 Akihiko Matsumoto

"Music by Akihiko Matsumoto


Cycling '74 Max/MSP BEAP --- Korg SQ1, Expert Sleepers ES-3 --- Eurorack --- RME Fireface UC --- Ableton Live --- SONY a7RII (Carl Zeiss Batis 85mm/f1.8)--- Blackmagic Video Assist.

Reverb: Eventide Blackhole, Eventide Mangled Verb
Limitter: iZotope Ozone8

Mutable Instruments Braids,

Buchla 158 & 292c + Serge inspired Double-Envelope + Formant Filter

Buchla 158 & 292c + Serge inspired Double-Envelope + Formant Filter from Jochen Bohnes on Vimeo.

"Envelope Generator and Formant Filter are made with Max (Serge Env. Generator Gen~ Code by Bertrand Fraysse). Envelope to CV to Buchla 292c (LPG) and inverted/attenuated to Buchla 158 (VCO) Frequency. LoPassGate Out to Formant Filter."

LFO Gen~Code Demos w/ Buchla Format Modular

Y-LFO-Test from Jochen Bohnes on Vimeo.

"I love Gen~ code! So smooth, ultra fast and very impressive!

(Gen~ allows a kind of Low Level coding [inside Max] that can be computed directly over the CPU, needs less resources and sounds much better.)

The LFO Gen~Code is part of the Synthcore2 Bundle (Max7):"

Dual LFO + Cross-Modulation


rise buchla max

rise buchla max from Jochen Bohnes on Vimeo.

"Getting organized. [RISE]

Testing the beautiful BEAP 5d SVF Filter (Max) from yofiel.

Buchla: Five Oscillators, Filter, RM, LPG

(158, 258, 262v, 291, 285r, 205, 281, 292c, 227e + Pedal)

Max: Waveset Osc, Synthcore Filter, 3x LFO."

Dillon Bastan - Ecosystem MaxforLive Modular Synthesiser

Dillon Bastan - Ecosystem MaxforLive Modular Synthesiser - Demonstration from Isotonik Studios on Vimeo.

"Ecosystem is both a Max for Live Instrument and Audio Effect (2 devices). Ecosystem provides you with 3 different types of modules: Sound generators, basic audio effects, and controllers. Modules can connect together, sending audio or control signals to each other. Within its environment

Max for Cats - MSE Synthesizer System

Published on Nov 9, 2017 max forcats

Follow-up to the teaser posted here.

Some details via sonicbloom:

"The MSE Synthesizer System consists of three components: the synth module, the Quad, four of the MSE synths stacked together, and the SEQ8, a step sequencer.

The MSE Synthesizer module is a small but very powerful and versatile high quality synth. It can be played in mono mode or 8 voice

Max for Cats - MSE Synthesizer System Trailer

Published on Nov 5, 2017 max forcats

"Release November 9th 2017 via

Max for Cats crafts Software Instruments, Effects, MIDI devices, Sound Design and Samples for Ableton Live."

Zyklus Improvisor Jam (Max, Octatrack, A4, System 8 & 1, vPed, Deluge)

Published on Oct 25, 2017 Rephazer

"A quick jam fooling around with Zyklus Improvisor (Max) Software which is a clone (+ more) of the hardware Zyklus MPS-1.

Basically it's a midi-looper/sequencer which can transpose your loops/sequences in various scales/chords on the fly. I've used the System 8 to play and record all the sequences (A minor) into Zyklus and I use the red keyboard (UMA25s) for

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