Author Archives: Adam Parkinson

Max Gen on the OWL Pedal

Watch Anil Sebastian as he talks you through running some patches written in Cycling 74’s Max Gen on the OWL Pedal. Find out more about Anil’s music here: http://www.anilsebastian.com/

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Max Gen for Modulars Workshop at Fort Rebel on June 3

Come join us for our next workshop on running Max MSP Gen patches on OWL Modulars or Pedals! It’s at Fort Rebel in Finsbury Park on 3rd June, which is the day of the London Algorave Sign up on our … Continue reading

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OWL Max Tutorial 5: PGL (Pitch Grain Looper) Introduction

We’re back to show you how to build another awesome effect using Cycling 74’s Max Gen software running on the OWL Modular or pedal. This is the PGL (Pitch Grain Looper), your go-to patch for stuttering and glitching. In this … Continue reading

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Max for Modulars workshop at London Music Hackspace

We had great fun on Saturday, as Adam and Cherif lead a workshop on using Max’s gen on the OWL Modular at the London Music Hackspace’s glorious new headquarters at Somerset House. The workshop was really well attended, and it … Continue reading

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OWL Max Tutorial 4: XFade Delay

Welcome to the fourth Max Gen! This will be the final tutorial looking at delays in Max’s Gen, from Cycling ’74. Today we’ll show you a cool function on the delay object inside Gen. You can have multiple taps (delay … Continue reading

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OWL Max Tutorial 3: Tempo Sync Delay

Today we will be adding a tempo sync or tap tempo function to the simple delay we worked on in the last tutorial. We will be building on that patch, and if you haven’t done it already, we’d recommend starting … Continue reading

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OWL Pedal demo with Robert Bowers

Watch and hear Robert Bowers talk about his favourite patches for playing guitar with the OWL pedal.

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Testing OWL patches in your web browser

You can now test (and even edit) OWL patches in your web browser through hoxtonowl.com. Here’s a short video of Adam playing an FM synth in the browser:

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OWL Pure Data Tutorial 4: FM Synthesis

Today Adam will talk you through building a simple FM synth in Pure Data that you can run on the OWL. Test and download the patch at https://hoxtonowl.com/patch-library/patch/SimpleFM/ FM (Frequency Modulation) Synthesis was developed by John Chowning at Stanford University, … Continue reading

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