VICE spends time with developer Alx Preston, who has battled serious heart conditions all his life, but achieved his dream of producing an adventure game in the spirit of the classic Zelda titles.
Buy ‘Hyper Light Drifter’ from Steam
Artist film-maker Luke Fowler and multidisciplinary artist Mark Fell discuss their collaborative project ‘Computers and Cooperative Music-Making’ (30 Oct 2015 – 07 Feb 2016), which examines the development of two early computer music languages, The Composers Desktop Project (CDP) and Hierarchical Musical Specification Language (HMSL).
“This video has been done to be seen in the “Videobox” an installation initiated by Thomas Isral and Jacques Urbanska. This installation is a box of 1 m by 2 m the lid is a projection screen. The viewer is alone lying down and watching the screen above him (less than a meter). The sound system surrounds the viewer.”Videobox” will be presented at various festivals.” – projet-percept.be
Directed by Hugo Arcier.
Music : Air “do the joy”
Mixing a track the proper way (p.s. the 4 band EQ that comes free with the desk )
1st place in pc 64k compo at Geeks can dance 2010 (File size is in fact only 30 kilobytes!). More information and to download for PC machines visit pouet.net
Robert Henke’s keynote presentation at Loop 2015 on dealing with the multitasking nature of modern music making, how to learn from machines, and the counter-intuitive yet undeniable value of failure as a driver of musical and technical innovation.
The strange story of Soviet music on the bone.
The iconic images of gramophone grooves cut onto x-rays of skulls, ribcages and bones have captured the collective imagination way beyond the music scene. Now for the first time, the complete story of the Soviet x-ray record has emerged, as told by the people who made it happen.
For more information on bone music and the x-ray audio project and book, visit x-rayaudio.com
40 Minute documentary by Popmusic according to COIL, Scraping Foetus off The Wheel (!), Current 93, Test Dept.
“A Dutch documentary (around ’88) originally aired on Dutch television, as well as shown at the 1988 Rotterdam International Film Festival, with Interviews with J.G. Thirlwell, John Ballance, David Tibet and the guys from Test Dept and parts of live performances of the bands. In case of Foetus the featured tracks are: “Anything”, “DI-1-9026” and “Boxhead” from the tour ’86.” – Description haken from LiturgieApocyphe.com
Update August 2016 – This is now available to buy as a DVD from coldspring.co.uk and thus has been removed from Youtube. The following is a trailer for the DVD:
“Something I’m working on at the moment. It’s early days but I think it could turn into something really nice. Light falling on 4 sensors controls all the sound in this clip. Lights controlled by an Arduino which also sends the light sensor data back to Max/MSP which deals with the audio generation.”
Live performance using the light interface at the Beam @ NIME night at XOYO in London 1st July 2014.
[Previously fat] Rab and [Previously fat] Ryan are back for another series of the video game review/discussion/shredding/eccles-cake show. Here’s some exculsive behind the scenes hashtag content to raise awareness of the topics we should be talking about in the gaming world today
Full episodes available at BBC Scotland