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Gwyneth Peña-Siguenza
Gwyneth Peña-Siguenza

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Nintendo Switch Midi Controller with Max MSP

Thanks to all the free time lately, I've been dabbling into a different kind of development, one that bridges my passion for music production with programming.

Max, also known as Max/MSP/Jitter, is a visual programming language for music and multimedia developed and maintained by San Francisco-based software company Cycling '74. You can learn now about it here

In this video, I'll show you how to turn a Nintendo Switch JoyCOn into a drum rack sample trigger!

If you'd like to try it out for yourself, code is here:

If you have ANY feedback at all, please let me know in the comments below or reach out to me on socials.

Thanks for reading and possibly watching!

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Andrés Villegas

Hi! I have an idea for a personal project in mind that involves reading the joy cons as a MIDI input and your video and this post is, for now, all I've found on the subject. Would you be up for helping me a bit? Thank you!

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David ML

Looks cool! impressed to see initiatives/projects build with max