[121115] Music For Computers

Join us for our first Music for Computers evening of the new semester featuring: Bioni Samp & Tom Webster Matt Knowles Fabrice Mogini A graduate of Sonic Arts (BA and MA), since 1999 Fabrice Mogini has been interested in generative music and algorithmic composition, becoming involved in the Live Coding movement. By utilizing the audio programming language SuperCollider, he has written many applications to assist his compositional process and sound synthesis design. He specializes in music for film/TV and composes for a major music library catalog in the United States. Superavi Avi Ashkenazi is...
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[12-12-11] Smart Audio: An Introduction to Mobile Audio Application Development

There are presently over 1 million smartphones in the world, with this figure believed to double over the next three years. Including tablets and other mobile devices, it is expected that the total number of mobile devices will exceed the world’s population by the end of this year. Hence, the mobile applications market has been flourishing, with recent exciting developments over the last year such as the release of the open-source libraries to PD (libpd) and CSound, two prominent sound synthesis programs. Moreover, by incorporating Open Sound Control (OSC), an application can wirelessly...
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[12-08-24] Ableton Live Complete Beginner’s Course

In association with Creative Collaboration Labs, Goldsmiths, our first Ableton Live classes will take place on August 24th at Goldsmiths College. Part 1 is a crash course for complete beginners where afterwards they can record and arrange audio and software instruments. Part 2 builds upon Part 1 by designing custom samplers and effects for use with controllers. Full description can be found here. Timetable: 09:30 – 10:00 Downloading Live + Installation 10:00 – 12:30 Part 1 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch 13:30 – 16:00 Part 2 When: August 24th August 2012. Where: Goldsmiths College: The...
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[12-07-27] Summer Movie Evenings – Sans Soleil

Our Summer Movie Evenings series continues with your chosen documentary, Chris Marker’s Sans Soleil. Stretching the genre of documentary, this experimental essay-film is a composition of thoughts, images and scene where a female narrator reads from letters supposedly sent to her by the (fictitious) cameraman Sandor Krasna. The film holds an 8.0 score on imdb. Language: French Running Time: 100 minutes This is a free, Bring-Your-Own-Brooze and Bring-Your-Own-Food event. If you appreciate what we do, you can donate on the night towards future events. Where: Ben Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths, New...
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[12-08-03] Summer Movie Evenings – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Our Summer Movie Evenings series continues with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, however you get to decide between the Swedish 2009 version by Niels Arden Oplev, or the 2011 American version by David Fincher! Take Our Poll Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the tattooed, ruthless computer...
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[12-07-19] Summer Movie Evenings – The Tree of Life

Our Summer Movie Evenings series continues with Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life. After receiving both boos and applause at the Cannes FIlm Festival, the film went on to being awarded the Palme d’Or. Such polarization of opinion stems from Malick’s use of technical and artistic imagery, directorial style, and fragmented non-linear narrative. The film holds an 6.9 score on imdb who summarize the plot as: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s which follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years...
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