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AlgoMech festival, Sheffield, 12-19th November 2016

AlgoMech – the festival of Algorithmic and Mechanical Movement – is coming to Sheffield from the 12th-19th November. It brings together algorithmic and mechanical approaches in the performing arts, through an unlikely programme including clog dancing, embroidery, mechanical techno, and of course

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AlgoMech festival, Sheffield, 12-19th November 2016

AlgoMech – the festival of Algorithmic and Mechanical Movement – is coming to Sheffield from the 12th-19th November. It brings together algorithmic and mechanical approaches in the performing arts, through an unlikely programme including clog dancing, embroidery, mechanical techno, and of course

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2nd International Conference on Live Coding

ICLC 2016 has gone live with a new website (thanks to Harold Sikkema) and a Facebook event for the conference as well… There’s also an #iclc2016 channel on the TOPLAP slack. Visit the website to learn about the confirmed presenters,

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2nd International Conference on Live Coding

ICLC 2016 has gone live with a new website (thanks to Harold Sikkema) and a Facebook event for the conference as well… There’s also an #iclc2016 channel on the TOPLAP slack. Visit the website to learn about the confirmed presenters,

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Eulerroom stream tonight

There’s another eulerroom stream tonight, Tuesday 21st June, with live algorithmic dance music from Anny, Alexandra Cardenas and myself. Join us at http://eulerroom.com/, or if you’re near Sheffield, drop by! It’s at 6:30pm – 8:30pm, British Summer Time – you

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Eulerroom stream tonight

There’s another eulerroom stream tonight, Tuesday 21st June, with live algorithmic dance music from Anny, Alexandra Cardenas and myself. Join us at http://eulerroom.com/, or if you’re near Sheffield, drop by! It’s at 6:30pm – 8:30pm, British Summer Time – you

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TidalCycles 0.8 is out

TidalCycles (or Tidal for short) is now out, with a lot of effort put in by great people to make it easier to install, fix some problems with MIDI, improve the documentation, and entirely re-write the synthesis engine in SuperCollider.

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TidalCycles 0.8 is out

TidalCycles (or Tidal for short) is now out, with a lot of effort put in by great people to make it easier to install, fix some problems with MIDI, improve the documentation, and entirely re-write the synthesis engine in SuperCollider.

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Live coding an album

I’m crowdfunding my first solo album Spicule over on PledgeMusic, the idea being that if you join the pledge you’ll be able to watch live coding streaming sessions, as I work code and patterns into semi-fixed form with TidalCycles. It’s

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Live coding an album

I’m crowdfunding my first solo album Spicule over on PledgeMusic, the idea being that if you join the pledge you’ll be able to watch live coding streaming sessions, as I work code and patterns into semi-fixed form with TidalCycles. It’s

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Eulerroom

Eulerroom is an idea that’s been developing for a while, of streaming events of a live coding and/or algorave nature. After a few attempts, we’re doing the first ‘proper’ event on 9th April at Access Space in Sheffield, from 20:30pm

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Eulerroom

Eulerroom is an idea that’s been developing for a while, of streaming events of a live coding and/or algorave nature. After a few attempts, we’re doing the first ‘proper’ event on 9th April at Access Space in Sheffield, from 20:30pm

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2nd International Conference on Live Coding – CFP

Planning for the 2nd International Conference on Live Coding, (ICLC, pronounced ick-lick) is advancing, and the full call for papers and performances is out. ICLC is bucking the usual trend by moving the deadline earlier than previously announced, to the

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2nd International Conference on Live Coding – CFP

Planning for the 2nd International Conference on Live Coding, (ICLC, pronounced ick-lick) is advancing, and the full call for papers and performances is out. ICLC is bucking the usual trend by moving the deadline earlier than previously announced, to the

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TOPLAP Leeds node

A few of us in Yorkshire UK (Dorien, Ryan, Joanne and me so far) decided to start a TOPLAP node, initially based around Leeds. We’re not sure exactly what this means, but are kicking off with a lunchtime talk from

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TOPLAP Leeds node

A few of us in Yorkshire UK (Dorien, Ryan, Joanne and me so far) decided to start a TOPLAP node, initially based around Leeds. We’re not sure exactly what this means, but are kicking off with a lunchtime talk from

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TOPLAP on slack

We now have a livecode slack, with over five hundred members, with quite a few actively chatting about live coding, sharing ideas, organising events and live streams. Update: we now have over 1200 members, but have moved off slack and onto https://talk.lurk.org/.

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TOPLAP on slack

We now have a livecode slack, with over five hundred members, with quite a few actively chatting about live coding, sharing ideas, organising events and live streams. Update: we now have over 1200 members, but have moved off slack and onto https://talk.lurk.org/.

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TOPLAP on livecoding.tv for IBC

  livecoding.tv is a YC funded startup aiming to make coding more social, with educational impacts, through streaming. A few TOPLAP folks have been using it for live coding as we know it — to make music, and now Jurjen Söhne has

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TOPLAP on livecoding.tv for IBC

  livecoding.tv is a YC funded startup aiming to make coding more social, with educational impacts, through streaming. A few TOPLAP folks have been using it for live coding as we know it — to make music, and now Jurjen Söhne has

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