composition, ideas, performance, ramblings

Life without Ableton Live

This post has been percolating for a while, the recent announcement of Live 9 has just hurried it along. It's been a while since i've used Ableton Live 8 for live performance or composition, and that isn't because I don't like it.  The image above is from my "Installer" performance back in 2009 where I… Continue reading Life without Ableton Live

composition, product

The Included Middle #8

The Included Middle#8: The Impossible Room. After developing some relatively complex synthetic themes this edition returns with some creepy drones to go with Stacey's unhinged hand-written journal of claustrophobia.  My sound is inspired by Ligeti's Atmosphéres as heard on 2001: A Space Odyssey.   The material is random field recordings from the World Sound Mix app… Continue reading The Included Middle #8