By now, most Sonic Bloom readers are probably aware that Christian Kleine aka Max for Cats has a soft spot for old analogue gear. Of course, this goes for all the flaws and shortcomings of these vintage machines as well.
Ableton have just released a new free Max for Live Pack. Creative Extensions includes eight tools designed for new sound design features in Live 10 Suite and was created in collaboration with Amazing Noises. This collection includes new ways to pitch
This time I selected three free Max for Live devices from the latest releases on maxforlive.com that can be very useful for live performances. Of course, they may also come in handy in your music productions, but in my opinion, they
I've been rummaging through the Max for Live online library once again and picked out three free devices for you that you should find very useful. Mix Matcher 1.0 Mix Matcher by Funkatronics is a mix referencing tool that allows
I always keep an eye out for interesting new Max for Live devices. These four utility tools by Loptimist, who admits to being new to Max for Live development, only have one function each, but are very useful in their simplicity.
DEKOBOKO凸凹FX, a Max for Live audio effect by Tokyo based Art Frequencies, combines stereo state variable filters controlled by a step sequencer with up to 32 steps for both left and right outputs, as well as a degrader. This versatile
This article is the second and last part of a mini series about the order of audio effects in chains. Part One looks at the different types of audio effects as well as some recommendations for the usual order of these
If you've ever wanted to have 3D sound features in Ableton Live, binaural_jit by Kasper Fangel Skov is the answer. It's a free set of flexible Max for Live devices for binaural spatialisation in Ableton Live. Listener and sound source
In this two part series, we're going to have a look at audio effects. First we go through the types of effects as well as best practises for the order in an effects chain, while in the second part, we'll look at some
While Max for Cats is busy developing new advanced devices, he tends to come up with nice ideas for simpler ones. BigMeter, a big volume meter with a phase correlation meter, is one of them that he followed through to