: 2009 :
noise = noise [December 5th, 2009]
The 15th event in the noise = noise series will take place in the legendary
concert place the Foundry in Old Street. The Foundry is about to be bulldozed
so this is about the last chance to enjoy the magic of this place. Foundry is
here. The concert starts at "6 or 7 pm", but the pub is open from 4 pm, so come and enjoy the beer!
The album "sc140" has been released! This album consists of musical compositions
written in SuperCollider in under 140 characters. (the limit of characters for
Twitter tweets). Check (and download) the album
Outside the Box [November 16th, 2009]
A paper called "On Epistemic Tools: Thinking Through Technology" will be presented
Outside the Box conference at City University, London.
Workshop at Universidade da Beira Interior, Cohvila. Portugal [November 19th-23rd 2009]
Introductory workshop to technologies for building interactive installations ( PD, GEM, arduino ) with students of the Mestrado en Design Multimedia. We will
work in the development of an interactive installation together with the local theatre company "A Quarta Parede" that will be exhibited in Cohvila during January.
Live Code in Komedia [October 30th, 2009]
Further explorations of the ixi lang
(a new live coding language) will conducted in a live setting at the
Robot Takeover club evening in Komedia, Brighton, UK, on Friday October 30th.
With talks by robot ethicist Blay Whitby, Flash Brighton's Seb Lee-Delisle, and the Theremin
specialist Emily Toop. After the talks there will be live coding
performances with Yaxu of slub fame, Wrongheaded (Sick Lincoln and Matt Yee-King)
and Thor Magnusson. This is a fund raising night for the
hackerspace. Starting at precisely at 7pm, and nearest tube station is London Bridge.
Shuntcode [October 1st, 2009]
The ixi lang (a new live coding language) will be tested live for the first time
at the ShuntCode
event organised by TOPLAP. Starting
at precisely at 10pm, and nearest tube station is London Bridge.
ixi Label presentacion at Arteleku [August 19th, 2009]
ixi label presented in the net labels meetings at Arteleku, San Sebastian.
Epistemic Tools [July 1st, 2009]
A new article by Thor Magnusson called On Epistemic Tools: Musical Instruments as Cognitive Extensions (© 2009 Cambridge University Press) is published by
Organised Sound vol. 14 (2). This issue of Organised Sound, edited by Garth Paine, focuses on interactivity in musical instruments.
Raflost Reykjavik [May 5th, 2009]
Workshops, lecture and a concert at the
annual festival of electronic media in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Bazterrak at GOSUB10 net label release [March 6th, 2009]
Substrate is the inaugural release from the new netlabel GOSUB10. A 12-track compilation of music from
across the electronic music genre, it features friends and family of the GOTO10 collective. It features music
by Bazterrak member of ixi.
FLOSS+Art Book [February 3rd, 2009]
OpenMute has just published a book on open source software development, open content and art.
It is edited by the good people at goto10 and there is a text by Thor Magnusson from ixi in the book.
Check it out here.
InSand Gig [February 2nd, 2009]
An improv performance with InSand at London's hottest new music and poetry club
Boat Thing. The concert
starts at 8pm in that boat thing in front of Temple Tube, between the Waterloo
and Blackfriars bridges.