Week 6

Recording live audio in Max

Strategies for Live Electronic Music Performance

Introduction to Ableton live performance environment and the possibilities of Max for Live. Exploration of some of the ways current practitioners are using Max/Ableton today in the context of live electronic music performance. Strategies for the creation of well-designed musical performances and compositional structures.

Also see Resources


Here’s an initial introduction to Ableton:

Creating a Live Performance (Part One)

How to set up Ableton Live sets and create effective interfaces for Max for Live devices for use in the context of live musical performance (session view, recording, using sends etc).

Here’s a good tutorial about making some simple Max for Live devices:



Follow-up work

Investigate the following: