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Chance Meeting
Friday October 14th, 2022 with Heavy Ben
Interactive Music Systems

Chance meeting on a platform of a generator and a pitch-shifted stem Interactive or computer music systems are those whose behavior changes in response to musical input. Such responsiveness allows these systems to participate in live performances, of both notated and improvised music. Post-Composer? Post-Instrument? Post-Music? October is Library Month and our background music today is courtesy the Parry Music Library's "Science World" from 1986.
Sun Dial
Harry Forbes - Science World - Parry Music Library - 1986 Canadian
Grafts: 2c > Flutter > Moments In Love
Kara-Lis Coverdale - Grafts - Boomkat Editions - 2017 Canadian
Holly Herndon - Platform - 4AD, Rvng Intl. - 2015
Paul Kass (Johnny Hawksworth) - Science World - Parry Music Library - 1986 Canadian
Generator 2
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Generator - Root Strata - 2010
Kerry Beaumont - Science World - Parry Music Library - 1986 Canadian
Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven - Warp - 2013
Interactive CKCU
Ben Armstrong (host)
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3:05 PM, October 14th, 2022
Hi Heavy Ben! Tuned in :)

3:36 PM, October 14th, 2022
Top drawer stuff today, although I am finding it hard to fight the afternoon nap right now... super zoned out!

3:41 PM, October 14th, 2022
Good show. Shows overcoming computer music's biggest previous drawback, being boring. Many variations here, which is what pleases humans.

3:54 PM, October 14th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hi Candace, live in studio for Candy Shop?

3:54 PM, October 14th, 2022
edit: Shows how people have overcome computer....

3:54 PM, October 14th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks Jeff, this music is hypnotic amid its inherent randomness

3:55 PM, October 14th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
Indeed Benoît, not much repetition with these bleeps and bloops. I find that the human mind craves structure and so will find patterns where they don't obviously exist. Abstract sounds are sometimes more defined than what first meets the ear.

3:58 PM, October 14th, 2022