Category Archives for Music
Here are my slides from the 2011 Piceteilín Creative Media Conference.
Yesterday I headed to the Digital Hub in Dublin to listen to some talks about making music and to watch a film screening, all these were happening as part of the Dublin Electronic Arts Festival.
I’ve had a short loop I made in LSDJ on the Nintendo Gameboy included as a locked groove (infinitely repeating loop) on the Minimalizm v4 compilation. I always wanted to have some sound I made pressed onto wax, then I … Continue reading
A musical creation game from 1986 by Toshio Iwai, who created Electroplankton and most recently the Tenori-On for Yamaha. Octocky was released on the Famicom Disk System, the Japanese version of the 8-Bit NES console. The syncing of music, visuals … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I attended an 8bit chiptune workshop at LABoral in Gijón in the Asturias region Spain. The workshop was part of series of such running alongside LABoral’s Gameworld exhibition (a Second Life workshop had taken place … Continue reading
Here’s a great video from Björk‘s recent performance at Glastonbury showing the reacTABLE, tangible multi-touch interface as an integral part of her live instrumentation… Björk always pushing the boundaries and embracing new music technology… More info on reacTABLE here and … Continue reading
This great documentary by ROSFORTH examines sampling culture, digital distribution, how copyright laws are struggling to remain effective and how they must evolve. “Everyone has been bombarded with media. We’ve almost been forced to use it as an art form. … Continue reading
Here’s a short improvisation on an ‘Atari Punk Console‘ that I’ve built on a solderless breadboard. Atari Punk Console Breadboard Performance (2007) from Kieran Nolan on Vimeo. The APC name was coined by Kaustic Machines who based the circuit on … Continue reading
It was inevitable, sooner or later prolific underground rapper MF Doom, who's persona is heavily based on comic book character Dr Doom, would make the transition from vinyl record to urban vinyl in the form of his own action figure. … Continue reading
Was back in London again last week and found 'PLAY.orchestra', a sound installation outside the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank of the Thames. It's an interactive public space where you can take part in a collaborative music performance … Continue reading