This article addresses control signals at audio rate in the context of a working installation, Selector. Selector is an audio-visual installation that syncs audio changes (e.g. hard pan controls, audio triggers) with animations. The work uses OSC messages coming out of
In the previous article (part 1 of 2), we explored how to get a single column CSV [comma-separated-values] file working with Kyma. We used this single stream of numbers to generate internal MIDI messages that controlled pitch, amplitude, timbre, location, and note duration.
I’ve been interested in data-driven music over the past few years, and have explored this topic in some of my previous work (San Giovanni, Carbonfeed, #Ferguson) and I am currently working on a sound installation using historical data sets of California’s
Jon Bellona is an intermedia artist/composer who specializes in digital technologies. Jon’s work explores the enactive body and physical embodiment in music, especially live performance of electronic instruments. Additional research delves into broader themes of data-driven music and interdisciplinary collaboration.