Category Archives: 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 […]

Breaking my concentration

After attending an introductory talk on Supercollider at dotBrighton by Thor Magnusson I felt inspired to have a fiddle with programatic noise/music manipulation. Here’s the result – the source samples are a loop from My Life in the Bush of Ghosts and Jack Nicholson from The Shining. Here’s the track: UPDATE 21/02/12 My good friend […]