Finding lost intimacy and freedom, in the collaborative hacklab at CTM Festival

In tenuous times of war, disease, and uncertainty, our MusicMakers Hacklab program in May at CTM Festival held a special energy. Here’s a look back at this open performance lab for music, just as the deadline for the 2023 edition approaches Sunday.

Cycling ’74 asked artists to make a collaborative Max drum kit – and shared the patches

Kick, snare, hat, tom, and sequencer – the makers of Max remind us that patching your own drum machine gives you something unique. And they invited four artists to join in with some creative ideas. Grab the patches and see what you can learn.

Peter Kirn - September 22, 2022

Cables, free browser visual patching, is now way more shiny and pointy and better

An interactive visual programming tool with patching right in the browser, Cables was already appealing. This month’s release adds shiny new features like – well, a feature for making things shiny and new.

Peter Kirn - February 18, 2022

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