IxD and Assistive Technology

Month: November 2009

The Finders Keepers – December 09 Music Lineup

The Finders Keepers – December 09 Music Lineup

It’s been a while coming, but we’re now ready to announce the musical line-up for the Spring/Summer 09 Finders Keepers markets in Sydney. With the exception of two artists, everyone performing will be on their Finders Keepers debut, making for a fresh and diverse music […]

Pixel Machine v01

Pixel Machine v01

I’m currently putting the finishing touches on the music line-up for The Finders Keepers markets in December. I’ve been looking after the stage at the markets for a while now, and slowly we’re trying to make music a larger part of the event. One of […]

Drunken Thought For The Night: What’s Wrong With Bass Guitarists?

Drunken Thought For The Night: What’s Wrong With Bass Guitarists?

I just arrived home from stopping by the local to check out a (friend of a) friends’ band. They weren’t bad, but we did find ourselves making note of the bass guitarists dance moves – something akin to a chicken, pecking at seed. Which started […]

Max for Live, or How To Make Music Nerds Lose Their Minds

Max for Live, or How To Make Music Nerds Lose Their Minds

To say there is a lot of buzz around the launch of Max for Live is something of an understatement. It’s done nothing short of send Live-loving music geeks into a frenzy around the potential for new ways of processing audio and connecting technologies. This […]

Sound Media 2 – Week 12

Sound Media 2 – Week 12

Process Moving toward the final sound piece for this project was a case of refining what was already present and intertwining it within the performers’ movements. The bulk of the composition actually changed very little since Week 06, mainly because we needed to continue working […]

The True Cost of Food

The True Cost of Food

I caught the end of an excellent documentary on SBS today, called The Growing Anger of Hunger. It looked at the painfully disparate relationship between developed nations and the 3rd world countries being quite literally farmed out of existence. Of course, this story is nothing […]

Digital Video 2 – Week 08

Digital Video 2 – Week 08

Process The ‘rostrum camera’ project was the most testing for me in Digital Video 2. If you’re not familiar with the concept of a rostrum camera, it is used often in documentaries or other films where there may not be access to moving image – […]