Tag: Berklee

ep-426 Interactive video – Spring 2015 week 1

Interactive video programming and performance

Syllabus: http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18208


Information between words: “Palin Biden Silences” David Tinapple, 2008: http://vimeo.com/38876967

“We used to be Friends” By Benjamin Roberts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?

Reverse engineering example: Naoto Fushimi http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18228

frame sub
vizzie –
case study
attributes : attrui


Read Jitter tutorials 1-3
  • Playing a quicktime movie
  • Create a Matrix
  • Math Operations on a Matrix

Also, be familiar with the difference between messages, attributes, and arguments with Max objects

Do the lessons in Max 7 that use video and computer graphics
  • fantastic sounds
  • RGB music
  • geometric dreams
Reverse engineer a prototype of one of the examples shown in class

“Palin Biden Silences” or “We used to be Friends”

Either sketch out the design, or make an example using Vizzie that demonstrates some aspect of the process.

ep-341 Max/MSP – Spring 2015 week 1

Programming interactive audio software and plugins in Max/MSP

Syllabus: http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18206


  • Making prototypes
  • Connecting things
  • Building tools
  • Design
  • Reverse engineering
  • DSP, plugins
  • Video and computer graphics
  • Experiments



leap motion
midi osc thing / chat
frame subtraction
voice cancellation thing
max for live – granulator or convolution reverb

show basics of max
make a spectrum analyzer
make a pitch detector tweet thing


Read Max tutorials 1-4
  • Hello
  • Bang!
  • Numbers and Lists
  • Metro and Toggle
Build a control panel that does nothing

in Max. It should look amazing. It should be the coolest control panel you can imagine. Use any objects, colors, shapes that you can find. But… it shouldn’t actually control anything.

Be ready to show it in class next week.

Do at least two of the built-in lessons in Max 7

Pick any two.