the two hundred seventeen thousandth dorkbot-nyc meeting was held on 06.nov.2002 at the Columbia University Computer Music Center.
it featured the lovely and talented:
Ethan Bordeaux, Ben Recht, Noah Vawter, Brian Whitman
Chiclet: A tiny and powerful hardware platform for algorithmic synthesis and composition, coming soon to a record store near you. http://web.media.mit.edu/~brecht/music/DSP
presents a video from the last performance of her project REFLECT, an interactive dance/music work. After the video, she'll go over the technical set up for the performance, as well as some aesthetical issues that gave birth to the piece. Freitas is a composer in the graduate program at Columbia University. email@example.com
Playola: A music similarity browsing system, where you can find new music by moving around in a music "space" and listening to songs that are nearby in the space. It's audio-based (not based on metadata or user contributions) and uses machine learning to model various features like genre belongingness, male/female vocal quality, etc. http://www.playola.org
iMAL, the Interactive Media Arts Lab in Brussels, Belgium http://www.imal.org
some images from the meeting are here.
the next dorkbotnyc meeting is on wednesday, december 4th, 2002.