Spatial Sound Meetup #4 with BBC R&D

Somerset House Studios (G18) Somerset House Studios, Lancaster Place, London

A new series of monthly meetups taking place at Somerset House Studios, focusing on new spatial sound technologies, with talks and discussions around creative uses of spatial and AR audio. The meetups will take place on the following dates, you can register here: 12th June - Professor Zoran Cvetkovic from King’s College 3rd July - […]

A Human-Data Interaction workshop on Music and AI

Somerset House Studios, River Rooms New Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London

Will AI generated music one day replace human composed music? Can machine learning help us model listening habits or instrumentalist gesture? Can deep learning model musical style or create novel forms of sound synthesis? We seek to separate the fantasy from reality, and identify realistic research challenges in the midst of all the hype by […]

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Max meetup live streamed

St James Hatcham Building, Goldsmiths 25 St James, London

This Meetup will be live streamed here. Experienced Max users Valeria Radchenko, JJ Burred, Mike Zbyszynski and Nick Rothwell will share some of their practices and patches during this first online event. You will be able to ask questions in the chat and access the patches on the Music Hackspace forum. Max is extensively taught here at […]

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Online talk #2: Create music in Virtual Reality

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Join the live stream on Thursday 9th April, 6:30pm BST / 10:30am PT. In the past three decades, Virtual Reality has been a wall onto which many dreams have been projected. From Minority Report to Ready Player One, VR inspires worlds of possibilities. Today's world seems however far from the film industry's depiction of a […]

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Physical modeling synthesis with Pat Scandalis

Music Hackspace Somerset House, West Service Yard, Victoria Embankment, London

Join the live stream on 20th April 2020, 6:30pm BST / 10:30am PT, or watch it later. In music, physical modeling synthesis is a technique aiming to reproduce analog sounds in software. Our guest speaker, Pat Scandalis, along with Julius Smith and Nick Porcaro have worked together since the 90s at CCRMA, Stanford, to create […]

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Granurise: A granular synthesizer for MPE instruments

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Watch the live-stream here, 23rd April 2020, 18:30 BST / 10:30am PT. Meet Andrej Kobal, from Slovenia. Andrej is an artist and a programmer, who built GranuRise, a rich and complex granular synthesizer for the Seaboard RISE (hence the name, GranuRise). In this live-stream, Andrej presents the vision he worked on for the past 7 […]

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Online talk #6: Yuri Suzuki presents the E Z Record Maker

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Yuri Suzuki is a sound artist and partner at creative agency Pentagram. Throughout his career, he collaborated with Teenage Engineering, Will.I.Am, Jeff Mills, and designed music hardware and installations such as Ototo or the Pyramidi. In this talk, Yuri will present his latest invention, the E Z Record Maker, a device allowing you to record […]

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Online talk #7: Interactive visuals with Jitter, with Rob Ramirez

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Follow live on YouTube and Facebook. When performing live with computers, musicians often wonder how to visually entertain the audience. Playing music from behind a laptop gives little cues to how the music is made. The performer could be a virtuoso, or writing e-mails, they wouldn't behave differently. This is a departure from acoustic instruments, […]

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Ocean: a new online & collaborative sequencer

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In this 8th live-stream, we hosted Robin Hunter who has recently launched a collaborative, online sequencer running in the browser: Ocean. https://youtu.be/BMp5rf-js4I Online collaboration for music makers has fuelled many dreams over the past 20 years, but many of them have turned into nightmares. From Rocket Networks (acquired by AVID in 2003) to LL Cool […]

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