Category Archives: music

get into the glitch

Get into the Groove, by Madonna, stretched to an hour alongside a datamoshed version of the video. This was a quick experiment to see how much of the process could be scripted from the commandline. The video was created without any editing software, an hour of content that no one has ever seen, created by […]

Senescence

I was invited to create a piece of music and write up the process for inclusion in a book on Music and Wellbeing. I was asked to consider the notion of ‘well being’ in relation to the creation of a musical composition and write up the findings. It is widely acknowledged that ‘writing about music […]

Rap the BBC News

Hip Hop is sometimes described as ‘the word from the street’. However, we tend to spend most of our time digesting broadcast news as our source of global current affairs – a considerably more sedate form. I wondered whether the two could be combined – so I built a machine to Rap the BBC News. […]

Landlord Radio

Landlord Radio is an algorithmically generated internet radio station. The station is primarily voiced by The Landlord, the host of a virtual bar in the TinyWeb, and plays a continuous stream of computer generated BotStep music interspersed with regular spoken word programming. Listen to Landlord Radio All the content is generated by code, from the […]

Cut Up Magazine (2012)

When faced with a choice of unknowns, often the question we ask ourselves is “who’s opinion do we trust to help guide our aesthetic choices?”. Sometimes we listen to our friends, sometimes we listen to professional critics. In a world increasingly mediated by online exchanges of opinion these roles have become blurred and we are […]