Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Music Machine 4 for multiplayer at Kaleider

Music Machine 4 is a playful, playable, multi-player audio installation.

Come and join us for a trial session at Kaleider on 14th November
book your place here:

This event is one of a series of 3 evaluation sessions, we are trialling the piece and will be making a larger work next year. So, if you want to be part of the process and help us to develop this please sign up! Each session will consist of a brief explanation followed by a performance and an opportunity to provide some feedback.

Music Machine 4 was originally a small, simple computer program that ran according to certain rules until it was stopped by the listener. For this interactive version a few changes have been made. It is designed for multiple players so each player will connect to the network and load the website. Once the piece has started coloured buttons will appear on individual player's screens (each screen will show different buttons at different times), the players press the buttons and one of the cells of music will play on their device. The cell and the volume of that cell will vary. Players may choose to play only certain coloured buttons or size buttons. The rate that buttons appear on the screen will increase during the first 3 minutes, at first there may be more silence than sound but, as the piece continues, the silences will become less and less and the cells will overlap and cross more frequently.
If you want to have a look at how this works then please follow this link: bit.ly/mm4Multi