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ableton

Ableton Live is a loop-based software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for OS X and Windows. The latest major release of Live, Version 9, was released in March 2013. In contrast to many other software sequencers, Live is designed to be an instrument for live performances as well as a tool for composing, recording, arranging, mixing and mastering. It is also used for beatmixing of tracks by DJs, as it offers a suite of controls for beatmatching, crossfading, and other effects used by turntablists, and was one of the first music applications to automatically beat match songs. Learn more

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09/05/2014 / Events

As Robert Henke sets of on his tour with the new project Lumière, kicking off in NYC on the 10th May, followed by shows in Helsingor, Montreal (MUTEK/Elektra), London, Riga, Nantes and others, we offer a little preview of what ...
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20/11/2013 / c++, Environment

First shown at the New Forms Festival (CA) and followed by Signal Festival (CZ), Glow Festival (NL) and many more to come, Tesseract - also known as the HyperCube, is the latest installation by the Paris based collective 1024 Architecture. The installation is a 3d sculptural ...
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05/09/2013 / Featured, Sound, vvvv

Developed as a collaboration between Quayola & Sinigaglia, Dedalo is a collection of custom developed vvvv engines (and a toolkit) to generate, exchange and map data between a series of graphics modules and a rendering engine used for live performance ...
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17/06/2013 / Featured, Objects, Processing, Sound

The urban soundscape has been a renewed topic of inquiry within media art over the last several years. This is not entirely surprising, as, given the propagation of cheap sensors, there is the possibility for much more granular analysis and ...
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17/04/2013 / vvvv

Cycles 720 is an hybrid visual/audio sequencer by Craig Allan aka Numbercult built using VVVV and Ableton Live with a custom M4L patch. Circle/Line interactions trigger percussion: rhythm and swing are dictated by the size, number of circles, their degree of separation, ...
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10/04/2013 / Featured, Three Js, vvvv

"Rising vapor is forming a cloud and seemingly random particles form a structure like the atoms of a molecule." Fluidic - Sculpture in Motion is a new installation for Hyundai’s Advanced Design Center installed for Milan Design Week and created by Berlin based ...
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04/03/2013 / vvvv

Created and performed by Edisonnoside and visual artist Daniel Schwarz, imposition is a live audiovisual performance that combines dark, blurry electronic music and non-linear rhythms meld with hypnotic abstract visuals superimposed on a matrix of rods.
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25/01/2013 / vvvv

Cyclotone (A Cyclotron for sound) is a new audio-visual piece created by Paul Prudence and produced in the latter part of 2012 in anticipation of performances for various festivals and events including Scopitone Festival [Nantes, France],  The RedBull Music Academy's 'Cymatics, ...
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11/12/2012 / Cinder, Environment

Created by Nocte, a collaborative between Andrea Cuius-Boscarello and Hannelore Leisek, Woods is a responsive light installation commissioned by artistic director Heather Eddington of State of Flux DanceFilm Company for their Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Awards 2013 finalist performance A Study of Who. By using different ...
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04/08/2012 / openFrameworks, Sound, Tutorials

Kyle McDonald has been exploring possibilities of face tracking using FaceShift Studio, an affordable markerless facial performance capture in development since 2009 and presented presented over the years at the SIGGRAPH conference. The tutorial below show you how to connect it ...
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18/01/2012 / Arduino, vvvv

Created by Bartholomäus Traubeck, Years is a record player that translates wood's year rings into sound. Using a ps eye camera, the grain on the slices of wood is read and converted into music. Includes modified turntable, computer, camera, acrylic glass, veneer, ...
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27/09/2011 / Quarz Composer, Sound

Created by Émile Sacré, Kulbuto is an installation and an instrument, exploring possibilities of non-uniform compositions by both visualising what is being created and using the visual content as the driving force behind the rhythmic cycles. The formal outcome of Kulbuto is based ...
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15/08/2011 / vvvv

Parhelia by Paul Prudence is a real-time A-V performance piece where sample based mechanical sounds are used orchestrate a family of concentric forms in space. The vvvv scenes suggest the workings of a imaginary machine where its component parts, or 'gears' ...
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09/08/2011 / Inspiration

'Dutch Wife' is a new short film by Jesse Kanda, a visual artist based in London. We have asked him to briefly walk us through his work process which utilizes tools such as Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, and Ableton ...
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28/03/2011 / Games, openFrameworks

A small LAN party in a warehouse in Pittsburgh is staged. Gamers actions (jumps, kills, bullets, grenades, etc) are transposed into a graphical score for a percussion ensemble to play back in realtime. OSC out of Source Game engine >> Ableton ...
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13/09/2009 / MaxMSP, Objects

Created using 64 traditional arcade buttons and MaxMSP patch, Travis's creation mimics the very popular monome devices. And here’s how pretty the final wiring looks! I still am going to tie everything up but I think it ended up really clean. Input boards ...