Organising The Noise: Realising interactive and collaborative musical performance

Noise, in both its sonic and data forms, is ever-present within our contemporary urban environments. Although it is most often viewed as an unwanted disturbance, it also presents itself as a potential creative and enabling resource. Key to this idea is… read more

Organising The Noise: Realising interactive and collaborative musical performance

Creating interactive soundscapes: Augmenting, performing and recording personal experiences of location in sound.

Overview This proposal outlines an artist-led and practice-based research project that intends to realise a system through which its users can create personal, interactive and immersive mobile sound art experiences, or interactive soundscapes, that will enhance their perceptions of interior… read more

Creating interactive soundscapes: Augmenting, performing and recording personal experiences of location in sound.

We are the robots: How and why our technology is changing us

“We’re functioning automatic And we are dancing mechanic We are the robots, we are the robots…” (Kraftwerk, 1978). Kraftwerk’s The Robots, features on the band’s 1978 album Man-Machine. It reflects both the band’s cyborg-like stage theatrics, their futurist aesthetic, and… read more

We are the robots: How and why our technology is changing us

Towards Performing a Personal Interactive Musical Soundtrack

I. Introduction The availability of locative and biophysical sensors and the personal data they capture offer new opportunities for personal soundtrack generation. Existing approaches to generative and interactive musical composition often rely on pre-composed segments of music [1], and can… read more

Towards Performing a Personal Interactive Musical Soundtrack