I have email notifications switched on, and am periodically checking my spam folder. Must be getting near funding application notification time.
This is for an application I submitted in June. I got and responded to feedback in November. I hear whether I get an interview in the next day or two. The interview would be a month from now. I'd hear the final result of that in April for a start in July. #time
Today I announced a new mentoring programme for Black artists in the West Midlands (UK) who want to explore the creative potential of live coding. Details are here: https://algo-afro-futures.lurk.org/
In short four participants will get mentoring in all things live coding from me and @yaxu over four sessions and will be given a fee of £100 per session attended.
I know my reach on the fediverse is small so if you know anyone who could benefit from this please pass it on to them #livecoding
The playlist for the first (and future) alpaca sessions, top work from @okachiho @kindohm @MamadyDiarra https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKzJbXgLfe4Jd9H14gupd72pGivczhpMS
Sometimes all I want to do is rewrite @tidalcycles, forever
19-21 February, there'll be a weekend full of live coding streams from TOPLAP nodes + friends from around the world https://transnodal.toplap.org/
Tidal has always had two big limitations - being only about trigger messages (can't change a sound while it's playing), and having no state (so can't natively do things like markov chains). I always thought these were design trade-offs of representing pattern as a function of time. But this year I seem to have solved both of these problems, by applying some pretty tripped-out philosophy of time, that ended up resulting in very small representational tweaks.. Sometimes when you stare at a problem for long enough it melts away
Did a bit of weaving today https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT9ccg3wELI&feature=youtu.be
Probably the biggest limitation of @tidalcycles is that it can't count (apart from counting time). Wondering about how to work around this
@neauoire "Orca was inspired by a misunderstanding of Tidal." I'm interested in what the misunderstanding was!
Around 2000 Julian Rohrhuber made the just-in-time library for live coding SuperCollider after misunderstanding something in the supercollider manual..
Live coding, tidalcycles, algorave, weaving, cats
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