Category Archives: Research

FAST report on Industry Day at Abbey Road Studios

Read our report on our fascinating Industry Day at Abbey Road Studios.

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FAST’ing with Robert Thomas

Over the summer Adrian Hazzard from the Mixed Reality Lab (Nottingham) spent some time with Robert Thomas. Robert is a leading music composer and experience designer with an extensive track record in the creation of music which adapts in real-time to … Continue reading

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Climb! on its way to Finland

Climb! is off to Finland for a performance at the Iittalia Music Festival, on Thursday 14th. Once again composer of the work Maria Kallionpää will be performing Climb! alongside a selection of her other works. Looking forward to it!

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Climb! at the Reflective Conservatoire Conference 2018: Artists as Citizens

Maria Kallionpää and the MRL team presented the third performance of Climb! at the Reflective Conservatoire Conference today. The event was held at the Guidhall School of Music and Drama, at the Barbican Centre, London. It was a great mix … Continue reading

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D-Box at ACM DIS Conference

I went to the ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) conference in Brisbane this June to talk about our paper Designing for exploratory play with a hackable digital musical instruments and to demo the D-Box. Reference: McPherson, Andrew P. and Chamberlain, Alan and Hazzard, Adrian and McGrath, … Continue reading

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FAST in Paris!

The FAST project had its second all hands meeting in the perfect surroundings of Paris this February. Find out more about it here.

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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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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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