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Tag Archives: Improvisation
In this episode, Ron Herrema takes a break from his vacation to talk about aesthetics, algorithmic composition, Deep Listening, app design, and hackerspaces in the UK. Ben encourages you to upgrade to Windows 10, and Nate takes on vocoders.
- In this episode, Ron Herrema takes a break from his vacation to talk about aesthetics, algorithmic composition, Deep Listening, app design, and hackerspaces in the UK, as well as an algorithmically generated set on Flickr called Riffilations, and two of his recent works: Habitation/Home, Sweet Home and 4 4 flow (vimeo).
- Ben encourages you to upgrade to Windows 10
- Pd-Pulp is out!
- Fabrizio Poce’s J74 ISO Controllers will basically turn your Novation Launchpad into an Ableton Push for $10.
- Reaper has hit the big 5 point 0!
- In this month’s 2-minute challenge, Nate takes on vocoders.
- Also mentioned in the show: Heavy Audio, CodaSign, and more!
Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation.
- Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation.
- Brian’s frequent collaborator Tonino Miano is working on a book of atonal piano technique we’re looking forward to.
- Protesters visit the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and hold a demonstration tied the events surrounding the killing of Michael Brown. The audio of the event that Alex Ross posted from the radio broadcast is well worth your three minutes.
- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s CEO, Stanley Romanstein, resigns amid a tumultuous lockout.
This month on Patch In, composer, laptop-performer and educator Sam Pluta joins us to talk about his work with Wet Ink Ensemble, ICE and others, hard coding, and music education. We also touch on Caustic, MOFX, the Roli Seabord and Korg Littlebits.
- Laptop performer/improvisor, composer and educatorSam Pluta joins us to discuss his work with Wet Ink Ensemble, ICE, and tells us a little about how he uses SuperCollider to work with audio and video.
- We follow up on littleBits and KORG – now with schematics!
- Yamaha’s New MOFX line has shipped!
- The intriguing ROLI Seabord is available for pre-order – if you have $8888.88 burning a hole in your pocket and an affinity for squishy things.
- Caustic has released the version 3 update (free if you had version 2!) and is now available for both Android and iOS!
- Nate takes on Audio Delay for this episode’s 2 minute challenge.
ETHEL violist Ralph Farris joins the panel to discuss the group’s most recent album HEAVY. Plus – Improvising against the Canon fire, Wagner’s Tel Aviv gig gets cancelled, the Pittsburgh Symphony’s YouTube concerto competition – EPIC FAIL and more.
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- Patrick Gullo
- Sam Merciers
- David MacDonald
- Nate Bliton (photo by Corrina Van Hamlin)
- Ralph Farris of ETHEL
- Ralph Farris of ETHEL joins the panel with something HEAVY to talk about. Their HalfBaked ideas tell us something good.
- Anne Midgette wants to swap fours with Mozart. Hilary Hahn accidentally improvises.
- Hilary Hahn creates a fantastic composition contest on purpose.
- The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra uses the power of YouTube to not do anything.
- Wagner’s big break in Tel Aviv gets cancelled. I wonder if Wagner would want his music to be played in Tel Aviv?