Machine & Music

Monday, January 29, 2024 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event

The three-week course delves into advanced sound production techniques for creating music, utilizing a combination of physical materials and digital tools, including basic Arduino programming, Ableton Live, and miniAudicle software. Participants will explore innovative approaches to composition, with a focus on crafting new music, designing installations, and engaging with electronic music.

This is a virtual workshop and we will have a brief performance session in each class. If you want to join the performance, please bring your instruments and electronics.

This class is organized by Duhan Zhang & Piyawat Louilarpprasert. Please feel free to email with questions and accommodation needs.

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Lesson 1:
Fundamental of Music, Inspiration from Machine to Sound and Digitalization 
- Musical Aesthetic in Music and Machine, a brief history
- Creating sound through Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), using Audacity (free software)
Lesson 2: 
Sound Art, Coding and Music
- rethinking sound, making composition
- creating music with numbers and codes, using mini Audicle chuck (free software)
Lesson 3: 
Integration, Multimedia, and Discussion on Sound Installation
- presentation on a new mechanical installation
- collaboration and between composers, engineers, and visual artists
- round table discussion and performance/demonstration

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