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RE: Anyone here used Kenaxis software looper?

A nice summary I stumbled upon


By Stefan Smulovitz
Inspired by hearing about Xenakis's use of hand drawn waveforms and the amazing glissandos of Metastasis I began developing my own performance environment called Kenaxis. A guiding principle in designing the interface was that the hand of the performer and thus the gestures of the performer always be present. Kenaxis is a stand-alone collection of Max/MSP patches that combines an intuitive interface with tools such as granular synthesis, FFT phase vocoder, convolution, analog synthesis, automated envelopes and filters, and random file players. Compatible with MIDI and OSC, Kenaxis easily interfaces with numerous devices (e.g. joysticks, wacom tablet, iPod touch, Wii controller, Lemur, etc.) A separate patch called Kenaxis Surround takes the whole thing into the multi-channel environment. Smulovitz additionally provides a help menu and manual with Kenaxis. Kenaxis transforms the laptop (or desktop) into a musical instrument by combining an intuitive, easy-to-learn interface with powerful audio processing tools. Equally useful for performing and composing, Kenaxis is currently used by musicians worldwide for practices as diverse as electroacoustic works, noise, ambient, glitch, soundscapes, live looping, film scores, theatre and DJing.


I got it, and I am currently fiddling with it. It's easy to anything, easy to do really impressive stuff, tough to get it to do exactly what you think you want it to do, as generally that wasn't what you wanted

From: sdclements@gmail.com
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:04:19 -0700
Subject: Re: Anyone here used Kenaxis software looper?
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com

oops nevermind I found them :)


On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 6:32 AM, Ivodne Galatea <takas20@hotmail.com> wrote:
I am active (thanks to Rick W) on the Weird instrument tribe, and someone there just posted a recording of looped and treated suling (javanese flute) played through a looper called Kanaxis. I wonder if anyone here has used it


It's a 50$ shareware thing.

The recording (quite nice) is of Raine-Reusch and is here.