During 2020, Nick Murray and I were commissioned by The Quietus and Aerial Festival to compose new music based on the poet Wordsworth. What resulted was our 3 track EP called Progressions:
Category Archives: Data Sonification
My newest iteration of twitter induced music is based on tracking Hope and Fear on a global scale. I have a raspberry pi running a custom python script that searches for any mention of the words Hope or Fear in the entirety of twitter live. Whenever either of those words get mentioned, it will sendContinue reading “HopevsFear”
My Hummingbird instrument, the one controlled by Twitter, has recently had a new breath of life blown into it with the use of the incredible DADA machines Automat. This newest version can control physical beat machines via the tweets you send me! I did a Live Stream test of it where people could tweet meContinue reading “Hummingbird Evolution”
The Hummingbird MKII
This is the newest version of the Hummingbird instrument. It uses electrical disturbances of 8 different motors to induce a current in the transformer coil. It is connected to my twitter account via a raspberry pi. Whenever someone sends me a tweet the pattern of playing will change depending on that persons user id number.Continue reading “The Hummingbird MKII”
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