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Music patterns as functions with TidalCycles – LIVE Session / 19th October

Date & Time: Tuesday 19th October 2021 – 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC 2-hour workshop Level: Beginner Live coding is the act of manipulating algorithms in real time to change an ongoing artistic process, like music, visual, dance, poetry, and design, among others. In this workshop, we will discover the most used software for live coding music around the world: TidalCycles. We will discover the algorithmic nature of music and... Read More

Introduction to live coding with Super Collider – LIVE Session / 5th October

Date & Time: Tuesday 5th October 2021 – 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC 2-hour workshop Level: Beginner SuperCollider is a platform for audio synthesis and algorithmic composition, used by musicians, artists, and researchers working with sound. Live coding is the practice of creating and/or manipulating algorithms in real time to change an ongoing artistic process, like music or visuals. In this workshop you’ll discover the universe... Read More

Getting Started with Sonic Pi – LIVE Session

Date & Time: Monday 13th September 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC Length 2-hours Level: Beginner Sonic Pi is a live coding synth for live performance and music making. This workshop aims to provide you with basic skills to begin exploring live coding and making music in Sonic Pi. Session Learning Outcomes By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: Play samples Play pitches and scales using Sonic Pi’s built... Read More

Scripting and Live-Coding Max with Scheme for Max – On-demand

Level: Some experience with Max, plus some experience with any programming language Scheme for Max brings the power and flexibility of Scheme Lisp to Max, for sequencing, patch scripting, and building complex interactive systems. In this workshop, you will be introduced to interactive coding with the Scheme for Max object, and will build a performance capable sequencer all in code, that you can interact with live. Session Learning Outcomes By the... 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

Live Coding Sound with TidalCycles – On demand

Level: Beginner Live coding is the act of manipulating algorithms in real time to change an ongoing artistic process, like music or visuals. In this workshop, we will begin with an introduction to live coding, highlighting various technologies and artists, before learning how to live code sound using TidalCycles. This workshop aims to provide an introduction to live coding to encourage others to incorporate live coding technologies and techniques... Read More

Max meetup – Europe Edition 2

FREE Date:  Saturday 30th January – 3pm UK time / 4pm CET Level: Open to all levels  Overview Join the Max meetup to share ideas and learn with other artists, coders and performers. Showcase your patches, pair with others to learn together, get help for a school assignment, or discover new things. The meetup runs via Zoom. The main session features short presentations from Max users. Breakout rooms are created on the spot on specific topics,... Read More