Month: September 2016


Στοιχεῖα is a dual Euclidean Sequencer. It algorithmically generates rhythmic sequences from an input trigger signal. The name (Στοιχεῖα, Stoicheia, or Elements) comes from the title of Euclid’s book Elements in which the algorithm was first described.

Txalaparta workshop

Wikipedias article on the Txalaparta starts with a description of it as an instrument for communication. So when the opportunity for a workshop with Enrike Hurtado at Live Interfaces came up I had to do it. My mind immediately wondered what would people communicate about the cider, how were the messages encoded. Rather than describe

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Rupak Tala

At Flamenco Tours Tarifa this Summer the percussionist Ruven Ruppik gave a talk about studying Tabla. Apparently the traditional way is to study bols for one year. The one he showed was called Rupak Tala and was interesting as it is in a group of 7 beats which are subdivided into 3 groups as follows. Tin Tin

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Group Clapping ASCII

During Space’s School’s Out For Summer program I had quite a lot of freedom to try new ideas out with the students. Before I started I was not sure how well they would really engage with slowly clapping letters out. We are so surrounded by games and complex technology I initially thought that doing something

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