I originally started on the Teaching The Robots To Sing video series. Here's a promo video for that, which demonstrates some of the basic Node.js code you'll see at the beginning of the book:code for my
The book goes much further than that, though, even before it gets intoand Overtone.
The most impressive music hack, I don't have video for, but it uses a simplechain, a standard moombahton drum rhythm, code in Clojure using …
My Teaching The Robots To Sing video series, which shows you how to write music software from scratch in and : $ 12 per episode $ 9 per episode
And I'm finally bringing my back my time management series, which I only put on sale for a single weekend when I first released it. (It made me over $ 5,000 that weekend.) The first three videos are free, but the price for the fourth, longest, and most detailed : $ 97…
…, or any of several other languages, or indeed design a chord-based 10-key language for it. You can, in practice, plug the other end into a huge variety of lasers, spotlights, smoke machines, and spotlights.
I have both of these widgets, but I haven't gotten them to work yet. I'm hoping to fix that in the coming year via my side project, Teaching The Robots To Sing , a loosely-defined ongoing video series which I started last year.
…development of websockets, we were able to control our robot in real-time from a web browser. Also, given that our robot is processing a wide variety of data asynchronously, an event-driven model makes a lot of sense, and this is exactly what node.js provides.
…animation . My promo videos for Teaching The Robots To have provided opportunities to flex my skills, as have the videos themselves, but in general, it's really hard to create a new video every two weeks and stick to a high level of quality.
Many people would tell me to eschew the visuals and prioritize the schedule. I understand, but that's not the goal for this project. The gave a presentation … Tutorialfrom
Subscriptions are now closed for Teaching The Robots To Sing , but there's still plenty of cool free shit, including this video by Peter Cooper. Inspired by the first two episodes, he developed this simple CoffeeScript drum machine.
Here's the screencast:
And here's the code:
You'll learn how to do this:
And even this:
It's $ 212 for 3 months of biweekly videos and biweekly chats, alternating weekly -- in other words, cycling through with a video one week, a chat next week. If you want two hours …
…zooms, and transitions in the first six minutes of the above video, the second episode in Teaching The Robots To Sing . I counted about 94 cuts in those six minutes. The style continues like that through the whole video. So 94 cuts in six minutes (360 seconds) means the shot changes every four seconds, on average.
My theory is TV and movies have made a certain pace feel natural to us, with the obvious corollary that anything slower feels unnatural. I also feel zooming in on key pieces of …
I've started a new video series called Teaching The Robots To, where I use music hacking to teach new web development technologies. The first video in my new series is free, and it's right here. In it, I show you how anyone running can control with . It's , but full of awesome.
You can stream it, informat:
You can also download it:
episode1.m4v (for , OS X, and TV)
Upcoming episodes …
Tentative title is Teaching The Robots To Sing: Creating Algorithmic Music With theory based on ), plus existing widely-publicized material on lambdas, drum and bass, etc., and just enough probabilistic techno to cause a little mischief.. Will include some new material on melodies, some very revised material on harmonies, some music theory (basic theory, jazz theory, and
Not entirely sure what kind of commitment I need from you; all I'm sure of at this …