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* check out the [http://portal.acm.org/toc.cfm?id=SERIES11275&type=series&coll=Portal&dl=GUIDE&CFID=26502586&CFTOKEN=20454133 proceedings from past NIME conferences (New Interfaces for Musical Expression)] for ideas and general wackiness
 
* check out the [http://portal.acm.org/toc.cfm?id=SERIES11275&type=series&coll=Portal&dl=GUIDE&CFID=26502586&CFTOKEN=20454133 proceedings from past NIME conferences (New Interfaces for Musical Expression)] for ideas and general wackiness
 
* check out [http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/t-amp_tweaks_e.html this] for gutting an inexpensive Sonic Impact T-amp.
 
* check out [http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/t-amp_tweaks_e.html this] for gutting an inexpensive Sonic Impact T-amp.
* [[PLOrk Reader]] again
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* [[PLOrk Reader]]; lots and lots of reading relevant to PLOrk. please add as you see fit, and ask me for the password for protected papers if you can't guess it.
  
 
=== campus stuff ===
 
=== campus stuff ===

Revision as of 15:47, 19 August 2007

General Information

this is not *just* a " PLOrk seminar"; we're calling it "Tech Band" and addressing more general issues facing composers and performers integrating technology into performance, and also how technology can create new performance paradigms. PLOrk will, however, remain a resource and constant point of reference. Hands-on with both:

  • hardware (basic electronics, speakers and so on, inspired by Nic Collins' workshop last year; also sensor and microcontroller stuff, etc...) and
  • coding (ChucK and Max/MSP).

projects from members of the seminar will likely drive things as we proceed.


primary meeting time: Th 1:30-4:20, McAlpin and/or Studio B; assistance setting up may be requested for many of these meetings

Important Dates

  • November 7 (tentative) and 8 (definite); performances in DC area.
    • Not everyone will be involved, and this is a PLOrk-specific performance.

Hardware Resources

books and other readings

campus stuff

  • if you haven't visited Perry's soundlab do so!
  • there is a machine shop class offered in the Engineering Quad; useful primarily for metal-working, though wood and plastic is also possible. contact Larry McIntyre about taking this 5-week course to get access to the shop and learn your way around.

arduino stuff

places to get stuff

Software Resources

Other Stuff

  • go ahead, put stuff here that might be useful/interesting/hilarious/just stupid