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Sound (intensive) and AV games

Mobile games: Auditorium - http://www.cipherprime.com/games/auditorium AVSEQ - http://www.big-robot.com/2012/01/22/all-about-avseq/ Blek - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id742625884 Circadia - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id489615659 Groove ... Read More


Emerging trends for live visuals

The evolution of live visuals with depend on a combination of social, economical and technological changes. Here is a list of emerging trends that in my opinion will affect its practice. The list will become quickly obsolete, as more trends will appe... Read More


p5.js

From p5js.org: "p5.js is a JavaScript library that starts with the original goal of Processing, to make coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners, and reinterprets this for today's web." It includes an add-on for audio, ... Read More


CoSiMa project (IRCAM)

From http://cosima.ircam.fr: The CoSiMa project aims at developing a platform for collaborative and collective interaction based on recent mobile and web technologies. The envisaged applications include collective audiovisual performances, collabo... Read More


Robert Henke and Robin Fox performances, Barbican, 19/7/2014

On the 19th July 2014, Robert Henke and Robin Fox performed at the Barbican in London (1). The audiovisual performances were very coherent, and complementary – both using lasers for the visuals. Robert Henke’s lasers were directed from the middle... Read More


NexusUI

NexusUI was presented at NIME 2014. From www.nexusosc.com: "NexusUI is a JS toolkit for easily designing musical interfaces for mobile apps and web browsers, with emphasis on rapid prototyping (nexusDrop) and integration with Max/MSP (nexusUp)" L... Read More


Mother – AV library for Processing

Mother is a library for Processing for facilitating the creation of AV projects. During NIME 2014, I met Ilias Bergstrom, one of its creators. From http://www.onar3d.com/mother/ : "The limited aesthetic flexibility permitted by existing tools how... Read More


PRAISE research project at EAVI

On 24/6/2014, I was introduced to the PRAISE research project being conducted at EAVI: http://eavi.goldsmithsdigital.com/praise/ From the website: "The Performance and pRactice Analysis Inspiring Social Education (PRAISE) is a social network for mus... Read More


Audio Visualization research project – Improving navigation of audio content

After my presentation at Goldsmiths on 18/June, I had the chance to meet Chris Baume, who is working on the Audio Visualization research project, a collaboration between Queen Mary University of London and BBC. From the project website: "We are comb... Read More


JavaScript tools and techniques for sound, graphics, interaction

JavaScript-related APIs, elements and formats: WebGl; tutorial WebAudio SVG HTML5 Canvas Prototyping/development: Framer (prototyping) Elm (functional language) Node.js (network) vvvv.js (data flow) NoFlo (data flow) Gibber (live co... Read More