DSPstrip.maxpat is a little utility that will nest itself, upon opening, in the right lower or upper corner. It provides quick access to a number of audio settings and the [esc] key can be used to toggle dsp. Since the introduction of the clearmaxwindow message in version 7.3.2, this function can be invoked with [shift]+[enter]. •••download
Take a look at the gendy patches, a stepwise introduction into this stochastic synthesis model.