Atau Tanaka: Making music with muscle sensors

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Prof Atau Tanaka is a well known figure in the New Interface for Musical Expression network, an international conference he helped get started in the early 2000s. Atau is both an academic (head of the Embodied AudioVisual Interaction group at Goldsmiths, university of London) and an artist who performs internationally. His artistic practice with muscle […]

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Max and Node.js: the Age of Javascript

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Difficulty level: intermediate. Javascript is the glue of the Internet, the universal language that runs in billions of web browsers and networked systems across the world. Max's Node support connects the Max program into the ecosystem of Node.js, a Javascript engine which can network, talk to hardware, connect to databases, run sophisticated web servers, and […]

£10 – £20

Workshop with Ruben Dax: Live Looping with Ableton Live

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Ableton Live provides a great software environment for live looping - empowering a solo performer to bring an entire song to life in front of an audience in an engaging and relatable way. Outside of performing, live looping can also be used as a composition tool allowing you to create new music in a faster way with less distractions.

£10 – £20

SWAM: software instruments that sound real

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Sound designer and musician Stefano Lucato started creating solo string libraries in 2003, and has been on a quest ever since to create the most accurate reproduction of acoustic instrument sounds, to be available in plug-in format.

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Tidal Cycles workshop with Lizzie Wilson (part 1)

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 This 2-hour workshop will guide participants through the fundamentals of creating their own audiovisual performances using live coding.  The first hour will look at creating music with the TidalCycles programming language, a language that is often used to make music by many live coders for its flexibility and immediacy. Participants can either download the […]

£10 – £20

Andrew McPherson: Augmenting Instruments

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Dr Andrew McPherson is a Reader at Queen Mary University, where he leads the Augmented Instruments Lab. He invented the Magnetic Resonator piano, Touch keys and Bela, and is on a mission to empower anyone to build their own instruments. In this talk, Andrew will revisit his inventions and give tips to get started building […]

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TidalCycles and Hydra workshop with Lizzie Wilson (part 2)

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 This workshop will teach you to use Hydra, a visual engine, in conjunction with TidalCycles. This workshop will look at creating visuals that react to music. This will use the Hydra web browser language and will cover the beginnings of making visual pattern and computing ffts on musical signals to create reactive visuals.  Requirements […]

£10 – £20

Sound synthesis with Max/MSP BEAP

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 Level: Beginners with an understanding of the fundamentals of music technology and Max Note: the same workshop will happen twice the same day to cover a wider range of time zones. Tickets are not for both workshops Max and Max For Live offers virtually unlimited sound synthesis possibilities. Every copy of Max and Max […]

£12 – £20