Dimensions

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-caFZJ1-oM] I haven't had a chance to blog about it since its launch, but our latest app at RjDj called Dimensions, was released recently. It's a reality based sonic adventure game using augmented sound / reactive music. You navigate through Dimensions by doing things in your real life, collect virtual objects and avoid virtual monsters.… Read More »

disquiet junto 0005 layering reality

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IiJwmwnz2I] This is part of the disquiet junto series. Disquiet0005 is about amplifying the inherent musicality in reality. Right up my street ;-) Here I took a recording of Liverpool Street station and built a patch using Pure data and the RjLib to analyse the recording in realtime. The patch then decides, based on many… Read More »

Inception The App

Over the last few months at RjDj I have been working on what I think is a very special project. A while back now Michael got in contact with Remote Control Productions, Hans Zimmers LA based production studio. After some very interesting conversations we started on developing an Inception app. The app was released on… Read More »

Getting Inside Music

I've been doing a few trips and events recently with my work and outside of work. Its really helping me to think about the things I am interested in musically and ways I'd like to think about making and releasing my own music. Something which I think I may be finally ready to begin as… Read More »

Talk at Music 4.5 – Music as Software

I was very happy to be asked to talk at Music 4.5 recently about RjDj. I thought I'd link to the video's here as they relate to a lot of the topics I discuss here on my personal blog. The event was a great day - lots of very interesting discussion from both the music… Read More »

A nice chat with Kirsty Hawkshaw

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VX3zauOf4k] I had a nice little trip to see Kirsty Hawkshaw the other day. We met when I found her interactive virtual music installation Kinetica whilst trying out the new SL Viewer 2.0. It was really great to meet her as she represents part of an era which was pivotal in my musical development -… Read More »

Berlin and Club Transmediale

[slideshow] I was lucky enough to represent RjDj on a panel over at Club Transmediale last week. The panel discussion was about apps and their potential impact and importance for musicians and the music industry. It was a great discussion ranging from the use of mobile devices for 'toy' like apps like the Mobilee label… Read More »

Panel discussion at Transmediale, 2010 Berlin

I'm going to be at Transmediale in Berlin next Thursday as part of a panel discussion about music apps. I hope to discuss the unprecidented range of artistic and economic possibilities that the format of reactive music affords. In short presentations, current music gadgets and music applications for mobile electronic devices developed by artists and… Read More »

Panel at Berklee College of Music & in SL

Tomorrow January 11th at 3:25-4:55 pm EST / 12:25  SLT  I will be taking part in a panel discussion about music and virtual worlds, held at Berklee college of music and in Second Life. The panel also features John Lester of Linden Lab ( creators of Second Life ) who does a lot of development… Read More »