Patch In 37: Sensor Augmented File Cabinet

In this episode, Ben Whiting and Melody Chua stop by to discuss the sensor-augmented Chaosflöte, unobtrusive and ergonomic instrument design, and composing for an augmented instrument. Plus, live-coding, news and updates, and the two minute challenge.

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Patch In 36: Every Lightswitch Makes a Different Sound

In this episode, Max Tfirn stops by to talk about turning images into sound, electromagnetic mics, ambient noise jams, and carting all the gear to gigs. Plus news from NAMM, and Ben explains bitcrushing.

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Patch In 35: You Have to Wear Glitter Headphones

In this episode, Ben and Nate talk with Margaret Schedel about sonification of data, composing for VR, teaching, her music, the upcoming www.arts.codes, and black midi. Plus, Cubase updates to version 9, Joué is on Kickstarter, and the 2 Minute Challenge.

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Patch In 34: Music For Normal People?

In this episode Nate and guest-host Dave talk to host-guest Ben about his album Concrete Oasis and its titular piece, a seven movement look at urban decay and. Plus, the arrival of Dorico, a smaller Linnstrument, and Dave takes on the 2 Minute Challenge.

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Patch In 33: See Through Those Excessive GUIs

In this episode, Joo Won Park stops by to talk about no-input mixers, building a powerful/low-budget audio rig, and programming in SuperCollider and Faust. MaxMSP updates MPE support (which Ben explains in the 2MC). And Ben may have released an album…

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  • In this episode, Joo Won Park stops by to talk about no-input mixers, building a powerful/low-budget audio rig, and programming in SuperCollider and Faust.
  • We discuss his pieces Large Intestine for no input mixer and computer and Singaporean Crosswalk for laptop ensemble.
  • Also, we chat about his CMS Article about composing music on computers on a low budget!
  • Ableton has expanded the list of Link compatible apps for iOS AND desktop including Reason 9, Max/MSP, and Serato DJ – letting you sync your performances with your friends. And they’ve released the API and SDK on GitHub.
  • Some sad news; we lost synth pioneer Don Buchla on September 14th.
  • MaxMSP updates MPE support (which Ben explains in the 2MC).
  • And Ben may have released a CD… that may be on Bandcamp CDBaby GooglePlay iTunes and Spotify among others.
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