composition, ideas, performance

Forming Thoughts

After a month of back and forth I've finally got the K-Mix working.  Kudos to Evan from K.M.I. for his technical support.  Go buy his awesome Max For Live device. So now the box looks like this: I'm still using the Macbook to run the Axoloti editor for now but hoping I won't need it… Continue reading Forming Thoughts

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performance, things to do

Axoloti Love

The latest addition to my black box of synthesis is a small but powerful wonder. It arrived on my birthday after taking only 5 days to travel from Belgium to Australia.   I've had packages from Melbourne take longer. The Axoloti Core is the brainchild of Johannes Taelman.  It's a PCB DSP with AUDIO I/O, USB… Continue reading Axoloti Love

performance, ramblings

(Trying to) K.I.S.S.

Hey, we're not dead yet! During the usual record-breaking heat of Brisbane summer it's not easy to be productive but i've managed to work towards a few things. I've joined the Electronic Music Philosophy FB group which is an interesting forum for stimulating ideas not stifled by an academic setting.  The convenor Andrew Lloyd runs an excellent blog… Continue reading (Trying to) K.I.S.S.

composition, learning, performance, product

Fun with Python, current build and distribution.

Managed to not record adequate video to convey the house gig / debut of "Thought-Forms" material from a couple of weekends back.  Here is all I got... I felt the experience was positive and received some great feedback that set my mind into motion towards further refinement of the approach.  As always the balance of… Continue reading Fun with Python, current build and distribution.

ideas, learning, performance, Uncategorized

Project: Thought Forms / Artist: Makrotulpa

A quick browse to the beginnings of this blog will show that at one stage I was focused on researching AV performance approaches. I stopped in part because I started to feel that my goal of a performance setup where sound and image could be synthesised simultaneously in real time was being limited by rising CPU/GPU requirements and… Continue reading Project: Thought Forms / Artist: Makrotulpa