A no-coding-experience-required introduction to live coding - making music with code - using the open source TidalCycles language. Learn how to make rhythmic and melodic patterns in a text editor, select and manipulate sounds, and apply algorithmic transforms to create complex and surprising sonic sculptures.
Requirements: laptop, headphones, internet, beamer for slides
About the Speaker/Teacher:
Jack Armitage live codes at clubs / raves under the alias Lil Data (http://lildata.co.uk/), which is a project on the PC Music (http://pcmusic.info/) label based in London. He has experience with physical instruments for installations, having exhibited at the Institute for Contemporary Arts in London and other places.
Currently Visiting Scholar at the Center for Music Technology (http://gtcmt.gatech.edu/), Georgia Institute of Technology, supervised by Prof. Jason Freeman.
Part of Bela (http://bela.io/) and the Augmented Instruments Lab (http://instrumentslab.org/) in the Centre for Digital Music (http://c4dm.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) at Queen Mary University of London.
Former research engineer at ROLI (http://roli.com/) and FXpansion (http://fxpansion.com/).