AES New York 2009
Workshop W2

Friday, October 9, 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

W2 - Max for Live

Yukio King, Ableton AG - Berlin, Germany
Gerhard Behles, Ableton AG - Berlin, Germany
Mari Kimura, Juilliard School - New York, NY, USA
David Zicarelli, Cycling '74 - San Francisco, CA, USA

The integration of Max/MSP/Jitter into the Ableton Live platform is meant to expand the possibilities of how digital audio workstation software can be used. By empowering a worldwide community of technology-saavy musicians and creatives with the co-developed product Max for Live, Ableton and Cycling '74 are inviting users to increase the interoperability of their projects and embrace community-generated software solutions. This workshop will feature a discussion of Max for Live from the perspective of violinist and composer, Mari Kimura, in the context of her own ongoing work with interactive performance technology. Buttressing Kimura's artistic perspective will be David Zicarelli, CEO of Cycling '74, and Gerhard Behles, CEO of Ableton, who will provide insight into the overall vision of this joint platform.