Abstract beams of red and white light in almost bamboo like tubes.

Live. Max. Max For Live. What is it Good for?

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 7PM
Studio 1—Goodman

In 2001, the revolutionary Ableton Live software gave birth to a new way of creating and performing electronic music. Ableton Live’s production of endless repetitions of hypnotic beats became a huge success, especially among dance music producers. However, the academic music world has remained highly skeptical, as Abelton Live is not believed to be ideal for a seated audience listening to carefully crafted details. The modular and infinitely personal structure of a framework like Max/MSP has been a long-term standard tool in academic computer music, but Live and Max seem to cater to a very different audience. What happens when those two worlds become more integrated?

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Live. Max. Max For Live. What is it Good for?
Wednesday 6
7:00 PM
October 2010
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