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TouchDesigner meetup September – TDAbleton

Date & Time: Saturday 18th September 2021 4pm UK / 5pm Berlin / 8am LA / 11am NYC Meetup length 2-hours with option for continuing collaboration in breakout room after the main session for an additional hour.  Level: Open to all levels Meetups are a great way to meet and be inspired by the TouchDesigner community. What to expect?  The meetup runs via Zoom, the main session will be 2-hours in length with an additional hour open to the community... Read More

Jamspace – Livestream July 5th 2021

Monday 5th July 2021 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC Where to watch – Live on Music Hackspace’s YouTube and Facebook channels Join the first in an occasional series that showcases musical and visual performances and collaborations from members of the Music Hackspace community. After each performance, the practitioners are interviewed about their methodology. Watch the event live from our social media channels.  Wanna show off your... Read More

Natural Machines with Dan Tepfer – LIVESTREAM

Date & Time: Thursday 17th June 2021 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC In this live stream we’ll talk with Dan Tepfer and hear more about his project Natural Machines. In an age of unprecedented technological advancement, Dan Tepfer is changing the definition of what a musical instrument can be. Featured in an NPR documentary viewed by 1.5 million people, Dan Tepfer shows his pioneering skill in this concert by programming a Yamaha Disklavier... Read More

Livestream: TidalCycles – growing a language for algorithmic pattern

Thursday 20th May 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC In this livestreamed interview, Alex McLean retraces the history and intent that prompted him to develop TidalCycles alongside ‘Algorave’ live performance events, contributing to establish Live Coding as an art discipline.  Alex started TidalCycles project for exploring musical patterns in 2009, and it is now a healthy free/open-source software project and among the most well-known live... Read More

Livestream: Nestup – A Language for Musical Rhythms

Date & Time: Monday 10th May 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC In this livestreamed interview, we will speak with Sam Tarakajian and Alex Van Gils, who’ve built a fantastic live-coding environment that works within an Ableton Live device called Nestup.  The programs we use to make music have a lot of implicit decisions baked into them, especially in their graphical interfaces. Nestup began as a thought experiment, trying to see if... Read More

Building Joué instruments: meet founder Pascal Joguet

If you’ve been making music for more than 15 years, you might remember the first touch screen controller destined for music application, Jazz Mutant’s Lemur. Originally launched in 2005, the Lemur was a highly customisable multi-touch screen controller, designed to create your own control user interface. The Lemur offered high definition of control by sending data over OSC, an audacious move that no major MIDI controller manufacturers... Read More