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  1. MOTIV User Testing »

    Mar 21, 2011

    Last week I started a meetup on meetup.com for anybody interested in trying out MOTIV and perhaps even writing some pieces for it. We had 15 signups in the first week and a few folks came this Saturday to play around with it. I’m really happy with the response so far, but there’s still a […]

  2. This Is Getting Intense »

    Mar 10, 2011

    Post-It sketches of potential gestural visualizations Today I’m down at sxsw. If you’re here and want to meet up, tweet @strangenative! Before I skipped town for a bit of nerdy r&r I did a bit more work on developing my prototype. At the encouragement of the gentlemen of berg I began thinking about how I […]

  3. Basic Control Prototype Complete! »

    Feb 24, 2011

    By jove I’ve done it! With the final element of expressive control under my belt, I’m looking forward to getting the gestural control experiments under way. This is when it starts to get exciting, people! I’ve also hatched a plan to begin working with an electronic musician, or perhaps a few, to create compositions with […]

  4. Moving On: Velocity, Bend, Vibrato »

    Feb 16, 2011

    After a frustrating week trying to get some real-time control over a MIDI file’s tempo during playback I decided it was time to move on, try to keep to my schedule, and begin control work on note velocity, pitch bend, and vibrato. Luckily, I did that all in one night. I have until monday or […]

  5. Max/MSP + Wacom Hijinks »

    Feb 05, 2011

    In follow up to a meeting I had with Robin Bargar on Monday, I spent this week constructing a suitable control environment utilizing max/msp and my Wacom tablet. Essentially, I’m using my Wacom pen and the parameters it outputs (x pos, y pos, x tilt, y tilt, pressure, z-axis, etc) as real-time control knobs to […]