Author Archives: Adrian Hazzard

Going to the Innovation in Music Conference? Come and see what FAST is doing!

The FAST project is attending the Innovation in Music Conference in Cambridge 7-9th June. Come and see our panel session (Tuesday 9th June, at 11.20am), we’ll be discussing how novel metadata and semantic audio can shape future music production and … Continue reading

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44. Mementoes

Originally posted on Carolan Guitar:
How might you keep in touch with Carolan once it has passed on to someone else? We launch our Summer collection of Carolan accessories. Like the guitar itself, they are decorated with  celtic knotwork that can be scanned to link to Carolan’s growing…

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43. Landmarks

Originally posted on Carolan Guitar:
Carolan has passed some time in Bristol with Rob King and Pippa Marland, founders of the celtic-jazz-fusion band Carmina. Since their formation in 1987, Carmina has toured extensively, including Australia, Spain, Belgium, Ireland and France, and released two studio albums produced…

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Carolan Guitar project

Head on over and follow the Carolan Guitar project blog. We’re making a guitar that can tell a story, from the tonewoods that form it, to the craft of its making, to the players that own it, to the places it visits, … Continue reading

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Paper for New Interfaces for Musical Expression

A paper describing the compositional design of a soundtrack app to accompany visitor exploration of Yorkshire Sculpture Park can be accessed here. This short paper/poster will be presented at the 14th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 30 … Continue reading

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Location based composition research to be presented at NIME 2014

The compositional design of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park Soundtrack app has been accepted for a poster presentation at this year’s New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference (NIME 2014), hosted at Goldsmith College, London June 30th- July 4th 2014. More details … Continue reading

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Public presentation at Blast Theory

I am giving a public presentation of my research, hosted by Blast Theory. Join us for drinks and conversation, 7pm Wednesday 19th February, 2014 at Blast Theory Unit 5, 20 Wellington Road, Portslade, Brighton, BN41 1DN, 01273 413 455 Abstract: … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park soundtrack map

This image presents a map of the area covered by the Yorkshire Sculpture park soundtrack app. It highlights Regions, Approach Zones and Arrival Zones used to control playback of the soundtrack (Click on map to enlarge)

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Video walk through of Yorkshire Sculpture Park soundtrack

This video shows a first person journey through parts of Yorkshire Sculpture Park accompanied with the soundtrack app developed for the site.

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Blast Theory Internship Residency

I am working at Blast Theory for the next six weeks to assist in their latest interactive experience. I’ll be investigating software and mobile technologies for data-mining and profiling in advance of this February’s Act Otherwise Conference. Blast Theory is renowned … Continue reading

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