Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Sat 26 Mar - Live Coding with Creative Coding Utrecht

Celebrating ten years of Algorave, Fabian van Sluijs from Creative Coding Utrecht and Felipe Ignacio, composer and developer of CodeKlavier with Anne Veinberg in conversation reflecting some of the diverse work of the international live coding community. Plus, original music created with live coding techniques including the PZ machine developed for Supercollider.


Saturday, 19 March 2022

Sat 19 Mar - Sounds of Kemence / Pontic Lyra

On the trail of the kemence and the Pontian lyra. The name comes from the Persian for 'small bow', and is part of the musical traditions of many different countries in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea.


Saturday, 12 March 2022

Sat 12 Mar - Paul Kerensa - A century of British Broadcasting

Paul Kerensa discusses his ambitious project to celebrate and investigate a century of British Broadcasting, looking at the deep origins of the BBC and the regional stations. Plus a brief look at the very first shows and the characters behind them as entertainment and information services for the public emerged from test transmissions and one-to-one communication.


Friday, 4 March 2022

Sat 5 March - Rafaele Andrade, eerieear, live coding and Zev Robinson on Bread

The volcano goddess(es) and shamanism. White noise, pink noise, synth algorithms in supercollider, live coding and new music using coding from eerieear and Rafaele Andrade. Plus a conversation with Zev Robinson on his new bread documentary.


Sat 25 Feb - Burns of London - Den Haag Volcano Goddess Residency

Jim Burns and Alice Louise Farrell were guitar manufacturers and pioneers. Looking at the story of Burns of London plus initial reflections on a residency organized by Creative Coding Utrecht and iii instrument inventors’ centre in Den Haag.


Sat 12 Feb - Hammond Organ and Electric Guitar - Amazing Friendly Apple - Live Coding & TOPLAP


Hammond organ and guitar. Looking at the influence of Booker T. and the MGs in the Stax sound and a particular travel model of Hammond that travelled all the way from Lincolnshire to Hastings that belonged to the 1960s band ‘Amazing Friendly Apple’ from Leeds that were signed to Decca but which did not have commercial success perhaps due to the reported reluctance of music companies to fully support bands from the North of England and outside London. Also more examples of live coding including tracks from TOPLAP in Barcelona. 


Sat 19 Feb - Hammond and Electric Guitar Part 2 - Live Coding and Tidal Cycles

The second part of Hammond organ focus looking at Booker T and the MGs, Stax Records, a short listening journey into Indonesian Pop Nostalgia plus regular live coding explorations continue with contributions from the Tidal Cycle community. Includes a short practical reflection on how samples can be embedded in code, chopped up and reworked. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com