Beginner - Visuals synced to Live

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irrex
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Beginner - Visuals synced to Live

Post by irrex » Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:20 pm

I have never used Max before, but I have heard of people using it and creating a visual aspect to their performances that sync to the music. I am now starting to play shows, and this is something I've been wanting to do for a while. I would like to know if anyone knows of some resources for beginners into this type of thing. Thanks!

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Re: Beginner - Visuals synced to Live

Post by ObiKaNobi » Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:35 am

*bump*

Anyone? I'd also love to know about this. I don't do live shows, but I have a handful of tracks I wouldn't mind playing to a close circle of friends, having a visual aspect to the show would only add to the experience. Visuals are very important to me, this would be awesome if I could control my own visuals with M4L.

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Re: Beginner - Visuals synced to Live

Post by madlab » Thu Jan 02, 2014 10:47 am

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Re: Beginner - Visuals synced to Live

Post by synnack » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:59 pm

irrex wrote:I have never used Max before, but I have heard of people using it and creating a visual aspect to their performances that sync to the music. I am now starting to play shows, and this is something I've been wanting to do for a while. I would like to know if anyone knows of some resources for beginners into this type of thing. Thanks!
I can help no problem. Are you looking to render generative visuals inside of Live that sync to your music? Or trigger video clips and effects that sync to your music? You can use M4L devices, or you can use information about the music to control an external VJ app.

see https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... zable&sm=3

and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmhS_dzfULY

and what I do: http://www.synnack.com/blog/post/133/bu ... making-art
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