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 »

music from music from music

Something very interesting happened recently. A while back I released a scene for RjDj called Ascend. It creates melodies by detecting sharp attack sounds in the environment and choosing melodies from a predefined set of possibilities based on the dynamics of the sounds. At the point of onset detection, it also samples the environment and… Read More »

LOVEBOX festival was fun

We had a great time yesterday playing out the Rj Voyager and talking about music as software at LOVEBOX. Thanks to Dr @GiannaCassidy, @Guerillascience, Bearded Kitten and of course @Loveboxfestival ! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26Yh68SCRlM] thanks to @kocicenka for the photos! EDIT : Here is some more footage of Lovebox 2010 ! : [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhmM6IrDZgE] 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 »

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 »

Ascend – a scene for RjDj

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_TeIhky-kc] Ascend is a scene playable on RjDj, which I created for @kocicenka for her xmas present. It's a piece of music which is triggered by the sounds of your surroundings. It picks hard attack sounds and spins them off into infinity, creating an augmented layer of audio over your reality. It also uses these… Read More »

Little Boots RjDj app

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1LuxWeo11w] This Monday saw the release of  the Little Boots Reactive Remixer app I've been working on at RjDj. It feels really good that its out ! Here is a short video about it :     ( inc.  some nice footage of @13bitstring when we were testing in the studio ! ) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ADb9-n7sD8&feature=youtube_gdata] Read More »