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tickets available: Human-Machine Improvisations (Cork, 2010)

Tickets are now available for the Wednesday, May 26, 2010 performance at Blackrock Castle Observatory (Cork, Ireland) by io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself) with Han-earl Park (guitar) Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder (saxophones) plus iWife (itself) with John Godfrey and Francis Heery (diffusion). [Details…] Tickets: €16.00 (€10.00 concessions). [Get tickets…]

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site update: Human-Machine Improvisations (Cork, 2010)

Initial update to the io 0.0.1 beta++ site including a move to the Thematic Framework, and a new front page with information on the performance by io 0.0.1 beta++ at Blackrock Castle Observatory (Cork, Ireland) on May 26, 2010: Blackrock Castle Observatory (Cork, Ireland) will be the site for on-stage meetings between human and machine […]

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performances: Human-Machine Improvisations (Cork, 2010)

2010 (date TBC): Blackrock Castle Observatory (Cork, Ireland) will be the site for on-stage meetings between human and machine improvisers. This event will mark the debut of two extraordinary machine musicians, io 0.0.1 beta++ and iWife constructed by Han-earl Park and John Godfrey respectively. Featuring Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder (saxophones), and Francis Heery (diffusion), […]

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io 0.0.1 beta: ironic tale? sci-fi parody? nostalgic relic? (a report from TWO Thousand + NINE)

Some thoughts and observations from my presentation on io 0.0.1 beta at the TWO Thousand + NINE symposium, the Sonic Arts Research Center, Belfast, N. Ireland. [Abstract…] At the end of the presentation, a couple of remarks stood out. One was Franziska Schroeder’s comment that the presentation posed more questions than provided answers, and the […]

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io 0.0.1 beta: ironic tale? sci-fi parody? nostalgic relic? (slideshow)

From the slideshow for the presentation on io 0.0.1 beta at the TWO Thousand + NINE symposium, the Sonic Arts Research Center, Belfast, N. Ireland. [Abstract…] My part (spoken by the humyn participant Han-earl Park) was never written down, but the full transcript of the (imaginary) statements by io 0.0.1 beta are reproduced below. (You […]

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beta test 05-12-09: audio recordings

Here is the audio documentation of the io++ beta test with Bruce Coates on May 12th 2009. beta test 05-12-09_00 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_01 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_02 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_03 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_04 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_05 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_06 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_07 [mp3″] beta test 05-12-09_08 [mp3″] beta test […]

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io 0.0.1 beta: ironic tale? sci-fi parody? nostalgic relic? (abstract)

I’ll be presenting a paper on io 0.0.1 beta at the TWO Thousand + NINE symposium which takes place at the Sonic Arts Research Center, Belfast, N. Ireland. Abstract: Greetings! I am io 0.0.1 beta, an interactive, semi-autonomous, non-human technological artifact—a musical automaton. I operate as parts of a real-time cyborg ensemble—a socio-technical/socio-musical network—in which […]

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beta test 03-26-09: audio recordings

Here is the (not yet annotated) audio documentation of the io++ beta test with Franziska Schroeder on March 26th 2009. beta test 03-26-09_00 [mp3″] beta test 03-26-09_01 [mp3″] beta test 03-26-09_02 [mp3″] beta test 03-26-09_03 [mp3″] beta test 03-26-09_04 [mp3″] beta test 03-26-09_05 [mp3″] beta test 03-26-09_06 [mp3″] Performers are io 0.0.1 beta++ (itself) and […]

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beta test 11-10-08 & 12-08-08: resultant changes

Here’s a list of the significant changes. These address issues that Franziska Schroeder and Bruce Coates brought up during the testings in November and December respectively. Greater variation in output. Including pseudo-Braxtonian ‘separation’ implemented via interp tables. Implementation of a meta-banalyzer that shakes up the system depending on input variation. Greater variation in the VL70m […]

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beta test 12-08-08: audio recordings

I will be returning with more detailed reports shortly, but, in the meantime, here is the (not yet annotated) audio documentation of the io++ beta test with Bruce Coates on December 8th 2008. beta test 12-08-08_00 [mp3″] beta test 12-08-08_01 [mp3″] beta test 12-08-08_02 [mp3″] beta test 12-08-08_03 [mp3″] beta test 12-08-08_04 [mp3″] beta test […]

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beta test 11-10-08: preamble

frankenmusic(s) Almost eight years ago, when io-to-be was a bunch of discorporate code fragments, Sara Roberts remarked that the enterprise of constructing a machine improvisers wasn’t so much megalomanic as Frankensteinian. Fifteen days ago, during the break between beta test sessions, Franziska Schroeder asked a pithy question that cut to the core of this enterprise: […]

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beta test 11-10-08: audio recordings

I will be returning with more detailed reports within the coming days, but, in the meantime, here is the audio documentation of the io++ beta test with Franziska Schroeder on November 10th 2008. beta test 11-10-08_00 [mp3″] beta test 11-10-08_01 [mp3″] beta test 11-10-08_02 [mp3″] beta test 11-10-08_03 [mp3″] beta test 11-10-08_04 [mp3″] beta test […]

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