Leicester Media School

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  • Richards, John (Article)
    The rise in DIY and maker communities that has taken place over the last decade, including the growth of Hackspaces, Fab Labs and Maker Spaces, is not just about making: at its core it is a political development. It has ...
  • Harwood, Tracy ; Garry, Tony (Conference)
    Contemporary research methods within the marketing arena rarely enable or capture creative cognitions that potentially generate new insights at the holistic level. Such insights are particularly pertinent where a clear ...
  • Everitt, Dave ; Raczinski, Fania (Article / Conference)
    Using algorithms to generate creative work is a well- established transdisciplinary practice that spans several fields. Accessible and popular coding tools such as Processing and Open Frameworks, as well as the rise of ...
  • Garry, Tony ; Harwood, Tracy (Conference)
    The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is an umbrella term covering a number of digital technologies which communicate with each other through geo-located devices such as smartphones, wearables or household appliances and are used ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Musical Score)
    Stringscape was commissioned by Darragh Morgan and is dedicated to him and his wonderful virtuosity. It was composed between July 2009 and April 2010. There are three characters – lyric, drone and texture. It’s difficult ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Recording, musical)
    Memory Machine is a ‘concert installation’ piece. It is a variable work which will rarely be heard exactly the same twice. But it has a basic form that remains the same – a beginning, a series of evolving episodes and an ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Musical Score)
    I wrote down a text describing a dream on the 11th April 2001. I see and hear music for piano, harpsichord and electronics – it suggests a piece based on the idea of resonance and changing colours. The visual description ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Musical Score)
    The work consists of 35 short sections of music covering all the possibilities of the combinations of the instruments, each varying short fragments and gestures. The variations move through ‘local’ harmonies and tone colours ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Musical Score)
    Microvariations (in memoriam Jonathan Harvey) for instrumental quintet and live electronics was originally commissioned by Sond'Ar-te Ensemble (Lisbon) and first performed in March 2014. I compose at the piano and during ...
  • Aeolian 
    Emmerson, Simon (Recording, musical)
    I have for many years had ideas for a piece based on the notion of Odyssey, that original story of journey – often frustrated – and eventual return. In recent years it has developed and become a multi-part project, encouraged ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Book chapter)
    An analysis of Hans Tutschku's work Zellen-Linien for piano and live electronics, starting from the listening experience and working back to the score and performance instructions.
  • Emmerson, Simon (Book chapter)
    This chapter develops earlier ideas of the author on 'local' and 'field' spaces in the composition and performance of music made with technology. This focuses on discussion of the 'prosthesis' of electronics and how we ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Article)
    The aim of this article is to review the last twenty years of ‘machine listening’1 to sound and music, and to suggest a balanced approach to the human–machine relationship for the future. How might machine listening, and ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Conference)
    The relationship of ‘music’ to ‘sound art’ is increasingly discussed. This seems to take two forms: firstly a discussion of terms – the meaning of words. Thus ‘is there a distinction in meaning?’ tends to become ‘is all ...
  • Emmerson, Simon (Recording, musical)
    What is ‘modernism’? Music was late to have an answer compared with other arts. We hear glimpses of music we think we know; no melody or rhythm, just an instant of ‘colour’, frozen and moving – ‘eternity in a moment’. ...
  • Gordon, Alastair (Book chapter)
  • Battey, B. (Conference)
    Nodewebba software provides a GUI implementation of the author’ s “Variable-Coupled Map Networks” (VCMN) approach to algorithmic composition. A VCMN node consists of a simple iterated map, timing controls, and controls for ...
  • Andean, James (Article)
    In an attempt to begin to redress the relative lack of literature focused on rhythm in acousmatic music, this article is intended as a brief look at the acousmatic perspective on rhythm. This begins with a quick overview ...
  • Andean, James (Musical Score)
  • Mills, Simon (Book)
    Gilbert Simondon: Information, Technology and Media is a comprehensive introduction to the work of the French philosopher Gilbert Simondon. In particular it examines Simondon's original informational ontology, as developed ...

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