This is the Somax2 team's project page.

GO TO the IRCAM official Somax2 PROJECT PAGE

for general content and medias.

SoMax2 Version 2.5 release and documentation


Video Tutorials

Somax2 Tutorial Videos on Vimeo : 4 videos showing how to use Somax2 apps, UI, max Library, and interaction strategies.

Videos Demos

Somax2 Demo Videos on Vimeo : 6 videos showing how Somax2 co-improvizes with great XXth century master composers, and give ideas on advanced interaction strategies.

Software Releases and installation instructions

Tutorials and help

Basic tutorials are inside the software release package.

Check the Somax2 folder for files README, Somax2 Users Guide, Somax2.overview (also in the Max Extra Folder).

Explore the maxhelp's available for every Somax2 object, also accessible through the (?) mark available for every Somax2 UI object.


You can also check the research team Legacy Somax page


Gérard Assayag, Georges Bloch, Joakim Borg, Marco Fiorini, Mikhail Malt


Somax2 © Ircam 2020 -

Somax2 is a totally renewed version of the Somax reactive co-improvisation paradigm born in the Music Representations Team at Ircam - STMS.

It is part of the research projects ANR MERCI (Mixed Musical Reality with Creative Instruments) and ERC REACH (Raising Co-creativity in Cyber-Human Musicianship) directed by Gérard Assayag.

Somax2 development by Joakim Borg, documentations and tutorials by Joakim Borg and Marco Fiorini.

Somax created by Gérard Assayag and Laurent Bonnasse-Gahot, adaptations and pre-version 2 by Axel Chemla Romeu Santos, early pro- totype by Olivier Delerue.

Thanks to Georges Bloch, Mikhaïl Malt and Marco Fiorini for their continuous expertise.

Thanks to Bernard Borron, Bernard Magnien, Carine Bonnefoy, Joëlle Léandre, Fabrizio Cassol, Marco Fiorini for their musical material used in Somax2 distribution corpus.


somax2.txt · Dernière modification: 2023/03/31 13:37 par Gérard Assayag