Category Archives: Research and Development

entrainment

self-organization cells begin with a random rate (500ms- 1500ms) cells adjust their rate if they pulse in unison (within 200ms) with any other cell any cell that pulses by itself resets pressing a cell resets it monome>Max/MSP> Ableton Live

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bird_duet (calarts 11-7-12)

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Motion Study for Automatic Piano

showings this week at Calarts… each performance features a different duo or trio of dancers wearing wireless stretch sensors. Their motion data is sent to a score generator running on a disklavier. Here’s a R&D video:  

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Max/MSP overlapping midi notes

I was looking at this today for dealing with overlapping midi… it prevents repeated notes from silencing ones that should still be playing. Since I write a lot for mechanical piano, I want the repeated attacks, but only the last … Continue reading

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Max for Live Objects: All Notes Off, Harmonize, Monome

I’ve uploaded a few more Max for Live Objects: ============================================= allnotesoff: The problem with stuck notes in Max is that you can only send a note-off to notes that Max knows are on. If its the case that a message … Continue reading

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Trimpin’s Teeter-totter Moving Speakers (Arduino and ipod)

Trimpin designed a pair of these speakers for the Gurs Zyklus, and when used in performance they were receiving wireless audio. Setting them up this way, we experienced some tiny drops in signal (clicks) even when the wireless transmitters where … Continue reading

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DrumKat FSR repair (dead pad)

This post is about playing with a broken FSR on a DrumKat that was giving no response at all, at any setting, from one of its pads After looking for solutions online, it seems most folks are giving up on … Continue reading

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Trimpin Studies

I’ve been working as a studio assistant for Trimpin… so mostly I’m working on his stuff lately- building instruments, figuring out hardware/software solutions, etc. I thought I’d post some videos from this week: Testing the Ojai Sound Arch with a … Continue reading

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Chorus Tracks

Recent Studies for the upcoming performance with Brian Markle: Pendulum Chorus: Recorder Chorus:

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