…of Spatial Sculptures, Textures and Synthesis

Today starts the exhibition of my artistic research residency projects together with Nuria Gimenez-Comas at the Kubus hall of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), Karlsruhe. The 3d-Texture and Spatial Sound Synthesis employs new extensions to the OMPrisma library I developed for this project during our residencies at IRCAM in October 2017 and February 2018.   The photos below […]

Digital Orchestra Toolbox featured on Cycling74.com

Content You Need: Digital Orchestra Toolbox ” We tend to focus a lot on new Max objects in the Package Manager, but with Max there are many ways to solve problems without compiling externals. This Package Manager release brings a collection of highly practical Max abstractions from McGill University’s IDMIL, designed with music and digital […]

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IRCAM/ZKM Research Residency – Stay 2

February 12 – 16 was the second stay of my research residency @ Ircam/ZKM. We had studio 5 to work on a spaced loudspeaker setup consisting of 2 equilateral triangles and 2 centered loudspeakers. As part of this residency I added new functionalities for control of compound sound sources (multi-source approaches) with spatial properties such as […]

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DISTINGUISHED TALKS – ISSUE 7: DIEMO SCHWARZ

We are very happy to welcome Diemo Schwarz as the next guest of our Distinguished Talks series. This event ist the 7th issue  at the Institute for Music Informatics and Musicology of the Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe. Place: MUT207,  Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe.  Wolfartsweierer Str. 7, 76131 Karlsruhe Date: January 12, 2017. In this one-day presentation/workshop, Diemo Schwarz will discuss corpus-based concatenative synthesis (CBCS), […]

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DISTINGUISHED TALKS – ISSUE 6: RAMA GOTTFRIED

On December 15th, Rama Gottfried is going to visit our institute for a one-day presentation/workshop event. In the first part he is going to present aesthetics and approaches for his artistic works as well as the concept of “Situated Instrument Design” – based on a course offered at CNMAT.  In the second part  Rama is going to illustrate these concepts in […]

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DISTINGUISHED TALKS – ISSUE 5: TURGUT ERÇETIN

Dr Turgut Erçetin is going to visit us for talks and workshop on  music/architectural acoustics and the role of algorithms and computation in his compositional processes. This event is the 5th issue of the Distinguished Talks series at the Institute for Music Informatics and Musicology of the Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe. Place: MUTProbe 1,  Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe. Schloss Gottesaue 7, 76131 Karlsruhe. Date: […]

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4th Conference on Digitisation

Excited to be participating in the 4TH COUNCIL OF EUROPE PLATFORM EXCHANGE ON CULTURE AND DIGITISATION titled “Empowering Democracy through Culture – Digital Tools for Culturally Competent Citizens” on October 19-20, 2017 @ZKM Karlsruhe From http://www.coe.int/en/web/culture-and-heritage/karlsruhe “The rise of ideological political movements and the success of populist parties in Europe are challenging the resilience of democracy. In […]

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Multitouch Sensing on Disklavier Grand Piano

This week we installed multitouch sensing (Touchkeys – array of capacitive sensors) on the Yamaha Disklavier Grand Piano in our labs at the Institute of Music Informatics and Musicology. Different from the MIDI data from the instrument (which senses ballistic actions) this new technology allows acquiring continuous data from sensing touch position and contact area, fusing both types of […]

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DISTINGUISHED TALKS – ISSUE 4: ANDREW MCPHERSON

Andrew McPherson, Associate Professor in the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at Queen Mary University of London is going to visit us for lectures and workshops from April 26-28, 2017. This event is the fourth issue of the Distinguished Talks series at the Institute for Music Informatics and Musicology of the Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe. Place: MUTProbe 1, MUT207, MUT215 Hochschule für Musik, […]