Live today: joining Roger Linn and Georgia Tech talking about directions for new instruments

Today at 1pm US Eastern (7 pm Berlin) I’m joining Roger Linn and Georgia Tech’s Raghavasimhan Sankaranarayanan and (brain music!) Grace Leslie looking into the future. Yeah, there totally still is one – it’s bright, even!

The Guthman competition is looking for futuristic instruments – and you can apply

It’s what The Guardian called the “Pulitzer of the new instrument world.” There are paid commissions and star judges. And this year is different, because (of course) the whole event goes online. Welcome to the 2021 Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.

Peter Kirn - September 2, 2020

From Your Body to Music: Interview with Biophysical Xth Sense Interface Creator

What you’re watching in the video above doesn’t involve cameras or motion sensors. It’s the kind of brain-to-machine, body-to-interaction interface most of us associate with science fiction. And while the technology has made the occasional appearance in unusual, niche commercial applications, it’s poised now to blow wide open for music – open as in free […]

Peter Kirn - March 13, 2012

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