You may have noticed that I haven’t been blogging much the past few weeks. This is because I’ve been furiously working on a rewrite of my software synthesizer, Syd, originally written nearly 10 years ago. Syd is a digital music program that is designed for teaching basic computer music and synthesis concepts. I used Syd [...]
Archive for July, 2006
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David April wrote to recommend another good fractal program. Apophysis (for windows only, sadly). It’s an IFS fractal program capable of some gorgeous organic looking results. I first encountered IFS fractals in Michael Barnsley’s book Fractals Everywhere. Wikipedia says they were first developed by John Hutchison. Apophysis is scriptable, which means it is capable of [...]
If you’re new to this blog, you may have missed some of the better posts from months ago. Since I haven’t bothered to collect them elsewhere, I thought I’d post them here. Visual Harmony Three Johns on Randomness Organum Mathematicum Entropy & Motion Graphics SF Cover Explorer Got your own favorite? Let me know, and [...]
My favorite Los Angeles art gallery, Machine Project, is hosting a MIDI Scrapyard Challenge this Sunday, and I’ll be participating. Want to convert that old blender into a MIDI instrument? This is the time and place to do it. An all day workshop will be followed by a performance using newly created MIDI instruments, resurrected [...]