If you're interested in adding visuals or even VJing to your live performances, have a look at the Vimeo Group JitterInMax4Live. They've got some great videos as well as tutorials. I've chosen a few minimal videos in black and white that I'm sure you'll like.

Eser Karaca "MODULATED"

 

Mike Todd "First Contact"

 

Near Earth Object/june74 "Structural Failure"

 

JitterInMax4Live Vimeo Group

This way for heaps more Max for Live devices & tips.