First Steps in Max for Live

First Steps in Max for Live

Workshop with Phelan Kane (London/Berlin)

Important: This workshop has a limited capacity. After you purchase a ticket, you will receive an email with instructions on how to register.
Bring your own Laptop with an installed Version of Ableton & Max 4 Live and Headphones! (Free Demo here:
If you don’t have neither Laptop or Headphones we´re happy to provide you some. Just hit us up here:

Whether you’re an experienced musician, a sound artist or a music producer, this workshop will give you the opportunity to expand your creative potential and discover new sonic horizons.
Phelan will give you an introduction to the basics of Max for Live and show you how to use it to enhance your own music productions and sonic adventures. In this workshop you will create your own sampling device, the Field Scraper, which will enable you to manipulate and transform your own samples in interesting and novel ways. You’ll learn how to work with Max for Live’s various objects and modules to create unique sounds and enhance live performances.
This workshop is designed for those with a basic knowledge of Ableton Live. No previous programming experience is required as we will explain the basics of Max for Live step by step.
Phelan Kane is a Berlin and London based music producer, engineer, artist, developer and educator. For over twenty years, he has been active in both the music industry and the contemporary music education sector, with a focus on electronic music and alternative bands.
His specialty is sound design and production techniques such as synthesis and sampling, alongside mixing, mastering, audio processing and plug-in development and his credits include sources as diverse as Placebo, Radiohead, Fad Gadget, Depeche Mode, Moby, Snow Patrol, Mute, Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner Bros.

Phelan owns a very (un)healthy collection of audio hardware and software toys and possesses an obsession with synthesis owning many vintage analogue synthesizers such as modular systems, Moog’s, ARP’s and Oberheim’s. He is currently running the electronic music record label Meta Junction Recordings and the audio software development company Meta Function, which specialize in Max for Live devices releasing the M4L synth Wave Junction in partnership with Sonicstate.