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Automatic Music Hackathon

Monthly Music Hackathon NYC

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 8:00 PM - Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

Automatic Music Hackathon

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Type End Quantity
Fri Dec 6th 8pm Talks and music Ended Free  
Sat Dec 7th 10am-10pm Hackathon Ended Free  

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December 2013 Music Hackathon NYC:

"Automatic Music"

Talks, performances, and a hackathon focusing on algorithmic music composition and other interpretations of the phrase “Automatic Music.”

Talks and performances - Fri, 12/6 7:30 PM
Hackathon - Sat, 12/7 10 AM - 8 PM
Presentation of hacks - Sat, 12/7 8 PM

Etsy
55 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Suite 712

 

Schedule

Friday, December 6th, 2013

7:30 PM Reception
8:00 PM Talks about and performances of automatic music
* Beau Sievers - history of algorithmic art
* String Noise performs Drew Krause’s “Two Violins”
* Drew Krause - “Two Violins” and the Lisp system that generated it
* Thor Kell - code that performs itself as music
* Tristan Jehan - "Creating Music by Listening"
* Ben Lacker - "Jazz Drum Machine"
* Brian Whitman - “A Singular Christmas”
* Jonathan Marmor - "Jonathan Marmor"
10:00 PM Informal brainstorm for those participating in Saturday’s hackathon

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

10:00 AM Coffee
10:30 AM Opening remarks
11:00 AM Start hackathon
1:00 PM Lunch
8:00 PM Presentations of hacks
10:00 PM Reception with open music performance of a piece TBD

Free!!  Please RSVP at http://monthlymusichackathonnyc.eventbrite.com/

At Monthly Music Hackathon NYC, musicians, programmers, artists, scientists, composers, hardware tinkerers, and others spend the last Saturday of each month hacking together projects exploring the possibilities of art with sound. At 8pm we have a concert and presentations of the art and tech made that day.

This month will focus on music that is created using any kind of automation.

 

More info

 

http://monthlymusichackathon.org/
https://twitter.com/musichackathon
Join the announcements mailing list: http://eepurl.com/pNXJP

 

Discussion

 

musichackathon@googlegroups.com
https://www.facebook.com/musichackathon

Location

Etsy
55 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Suite 712

Directions

* From the York Street F stop:
Exit station and turn right to walk down hill
Walk down 1 full block to Front St.
Turn left on Front street
Walk 3 blocks and turn right on Washington (At Peas & Pickles market)
Address is 55 Washington St. (walk up the metal ramp to get to front door)

* From the High Street A/C stop:
This is a long station so you will exit on one of two ends. a) If you exit toward the back of the train (coming from Manhattan) you will come out of the subway across from a small park b) If you exit toward the front of the train (coming from Manhattan) you will come out looking at the access ramp to the Brooklyn Bridge.

If "a" then cross the street and walk through the park and take a left on Cadman Plaza East - walk down the hill (past the pedestrian staircase the Brooklyn Bridge) three blocks to the intersection of Front and Washington (At Peas & Pickles market)

If "b" then follow the road around to the left when you exit onto Red Cross Place. Follow that about 100 yards until you are on Cadman Plaza E and follow it down the hill (past the pedestrian staircase the Brooklyn Bridge) three blocks to the intersection of Front and Washington (At Peas & Pickles market)

Address is 55 Washington St. (walk up the metal ramp to get to front door)

Have questions about Automatic Music Hackathon? Contact Monthly Music Hackathon NYC

When & Where


Etsy Labs
55 Washington Street
#712
New York, NY 11201

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 8:00 PM - Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 PM (EST)


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Monthly Music Hackathon NYC

Monthly Music Hackathon NYC is a monthly all-day event for musicians and engineers to create new music-related projects from scratch, develop them over a period of ~8 hours, then perform or present them in a concert format at 8pm.

When
Last Saturday of each month
Noon: Hacking begins
8 PM: Concert of hacks

Where
Changes each month... stay tuned at http://monthlymusichackathon.org/

FREE!
RSVP to make a hack: http://monthlymusichackathonnyc.eventbrite.com
The concert is free, open to everyone, and no RSVP is necessary. Invite your friends!

More info:

Blog: http://monthlymusichackathon.org/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/musichackathon
Mailing list: http://eepurl.com/pNXJP

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