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FAST at the ‘All Your Bass’ Festival in Nottingham

The Mixed Reality Lab in collaboration with the National Video Game Arcade and the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham present two exciting activities scheduled for ‘All Your Bass’, a new videogame music festival in Nottingham. https://www.thenva.com/allyourbass   1 … Continue reading

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All Your Bass: The Video Game Music Festival

Read the Gamasutra press release about the MRL’s involvement in the first All Your Bass: The Video Game Music Festival, happening in Nottingham 19th – 21st January  

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Premiere performance of Climb!

Come and see the results of our exciting collaboration with composer and concert pianist Maria Kallionpää, who will perform her new interactive work for piano. Spread the word… Details: University of Nottingham, 8 June, 5 pm. Admission free. Directions: www.lakesidearts.org.uk/about-us/venues.html Composer … Continue reading

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FAST Interview with Adrian Hazzard

Here’s a link to an interview with me, talking about my role in the EPSRC FAST project. http://www.semanticaudio.ac.uk/blog/fast-in-conversation-with-adrian-hazzard-university-of-nottingham/

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FAST at CHI 2016

Read the report from FAST project partners contribution to the CHI 2016 conference at San Jose, California, USA.  

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51. Play Along Polkas

Originally posted on Carolan Guitar:
Inspired by Mark’s thoughts on embodied learning from our last post, we’ve been exploring how Carolan might support players learning new music. As a first step – and drawing on Carolan’s Celtic heritage – we set out to create…

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48. An Educated Thumb

48. An Educated Thumb.

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47. The Pipes are Calling

Originally posted on Carolan Guitar:
A second installment from the New Instruments for Musical Expression (NIME) conference in Baton Rouge … Compared to a traditional acoustic guitar such as Carolan, NIMEs are an unusual bunch, mixing physical controllers, with sensors, actuators and software…

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46. Lousiana

Originally posted on Carolan Guitar:
Louisiana! Swamps and ‘gators. Crawfish and po-boys. Cajun, Zydeco and New Orleans, the First City of Jazz. Carolan has seen them all this week in its first trip abroad (unless you count Wales that is). Ostensibly,…

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45. Geert, Claire and Dylan

Originally posted on Carolan Guitar:
Carolan has left the country of its birth, crossing the border into Wales to spend a week living, composing and recording with Geert and his collaborators Claire and Dylan. Deepest thanks to Geert for putting Carolan through…

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