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Monome as Visual Controller

video mlr clone demo from themoves on Vimeo. I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of using the Monome, the popular open-source, button-bestrewn controller device, for visuals and not just sound. But I haven’t seen any examples in person. Via comments on Monday’s Live + Isadora story, here’s one example by Joshua Nugent. The software […]

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WiiWhorld Released: Generative Visuals with Wiimote and Windows

Aforementioned visual synthsizer slash exercise tool WiiWhorld has been released for public consumption. Jeff Mission has tied together GlovePIE (for Bluetooth/Wiimote input (previously on CDMo)), Whorld, and his own secret sauce (a GlovePIE script to control Whorld). Put them all together with a dash of virtual midi port, and you get this: Or as Jeff […]

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Teaser: ammoBox Project Digitally Scratches … What?

Nathan Ramella has sent us a video of a new project called ammoBox. What is it? Well, I happen to know a bit about it, but Nathan has sworn me to secrecy, so I’ll just point out: It claims to be the "world’s first stream scratching, simul scratching, sequ scratching" Nathan was a co-creator of […]

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Quartz Composer and GLSL in VDMX: Memo's Amoeba Dance

I’m sure I’m not the only visualist to have been inspired by Autechre’s Gantz Graf video, nor the only person to have watched it and though “some day, we will be able to do that in realtime”: I think we’re still quite a way off, but the latest project to set my mind thinking along […]

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Quartz Composer and GLSL in VDMX: Memo’s Amoeba Dance

I’m sure I’m not the only visualist to have been inspired by Autechre’s Gantz Graf video, nor the only person to have watched it and though “some day, we will be able to do that in realtime”: I think we’re still quite a way off, but the latest project to set my mind thinking along […]

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Radiohead Remixing: Contest, Full Stems via iTunes and GarageBand

  The era of artists regularly releasing stems for remixing seems imminent. In the meantime, we see occasional examples of artists who get it. Radiohead have a new feature on their tune Nude, promoted with Apple. Purchase stems of a song (that’s by stem, so you pay US$0.99 * 5 stems + 1 full song […]

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Asus Eee PC Gets SDK; Anyone Using Eee for Music?

While mentioning the OLPC XO laptop, I have to point, as well, to Asus’ Eee. Sure, it’s not necessarily designed for being in the middle of a sub-Saharan desert, but it has some of the other hallmarks of OLPC — low power use, light weight, extremely low cost, and open-source, Linux-based software. These little machines […]

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Ableton Live Tutorials: DIY 808, IDM 101 – Gustavo Strikes Again

When we last joined our friend Gustavo Bravetti, Uruguay’s Ableton maestro, he was showing us how to glitch out with Live. Now he’s on Hong Kong-based DJ site djvox with a comprehensive set of Live tutorials. These are not necessarily the usual “how to use Live” fare. Instead, they focus on musical techniques, with Live […]

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WiiWhorld: Wii-Controlled Generative Visuals Make Your Partygoers Say Wiiiiii

Jeff Mission writes to say he’s been working on a new project that couples the Wii remote with generative visuals — all built in free software. Like it, but think it could go further? It’s free, so have a go (soon, at least). Jeff writes: Chris Korda, developer of the open-source VJ softwares Whorld and […]

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