Category Archives: Software

Interactive Augmented Gamelan

by Charles Matthews on July 28, 2016, no comments

This interactive version of the Augmented Gamelan setup was presented at Hackoustic Festival in July 2016. Using a special version of Pipilan (software developed in Max/MSP for composing with gamelan and electronics), visitors were invited to write in sequences to be elaborated upon by a virtual ensemble. The sequences were translated into sound and light […]

Pipilan installation at MUMUTH, Graz

by Charles Matthews on May 14, 2015, no comments

Pipilan is a program for composing with gamelan and electronics (more information here). The software uses a simplified set of rules based on the way musicians work out their parts, allowing users to put in a basic sequence of notes and hear a virtual ensemble respond in real-time. A synthesiser part based on the same […]

@serocell: “pattern recognition” (mipilan demos)

by Charles Matthews on October 21, 2012, no comments

This is a series of recordings made by @serocell, aka Ben McDermott, on the 15th October 2012.  They were recorded directly to stereo aiff and are presented here unedited and unmastered:   Earlier this week I completed the first standalone version of the Mipilan software.  Please see this post for more information.  This is part […]