Showing posts from 2012

Aphex Twin Remote Orchestra


Women of the world take over


the tuss - mug bass 12 09 06


Peter Molyneux


mnlth - hugs 2


Making things with Maths


Music theory for electronic music


Samplr Jam

An experiment with the new app Samplr for the iPad

Music Permutations


Memory of a Broken Dimension

This looks like a pretty amazing game.  I've been dreaming about something like this for awhile, but I don't think I have the math skills to create something like it.

Here is a little presentation from the developer of the game xra

some info:

Music from the game:

Play a little test demo here... not actual game just the starting screen.

Someone posted a link to this artist Rosa Menkmanthat was exploring some similar territory.

Slit scan dance and other fun things


Jesse Schell

Boobs vs Tits

3d printed world

Burning Man at Google


Basso Continuo

This is a track I made in Reason about 2002/3
It was a pretty impulsive track and I remember making it pretty quickly.
I've never made a track as DnB-ish as this.
Would like to play around more with this style in the future.

The Art of Journey


What the Future Sounded Like


Golan Levin on New-media artists and ad agencies

Music for sleeping children

"Music for Sleeping Children is an experimental collaboration between internationally recognized visual artist Charlie White and Mercury-nominated musician and producer Boom Bip (also known as Bryan Hollon). The project stems from White's investigations of the representation of American adolescence, and was born from a relationship forged between White and Hollon in 2009 when they collaborated on "We Like to Shop," a simple clap-along song from White's experimental cartoon, OMG BFF LOL that Hollon converted into a throbbing club track for the work's US premier at the Aldrich Museum. From there, White and Hollon set out to realize a far more ambitious project conceived by White as the marriage of in-depth teen interviews, discussions, and studio projects with pop, electronica, hip hop and experimental composition. Working in tandem, White and Hollon fashioned the concept of each track around the original studio recordings of teen girls ranging in age from 12 …


WTF?: strange sounds in Regina Oct 23rd



Some nice blade-runnery sci-fi.

DORKBOT Regina Sept 29th Jam

Recorded at Sept 29th meetup of DORKBOT Regina.

Gremlins Theme

I loved this song / soundtrack as a child.

Composed by Jerry Goldsmith

Modulations (1998)


Looper soundtrack

LOOPER Nathan Johnson Score Preview 1 - Field Recordings from Nathan Johnson on Vimeo.

Very reminiscent of Amon Tobin's "Foley Room" album.

3D Printed Optics from Disney

More exciting new developments in 3D printing. Looking forward to seeing where this technique goes.

Aphex Twin vs Skrillex

Squarepusher interview by Mary Anne Hobbes

I love Squarepusher. Always think he has insightful things to say when ever I hear him talk about the creative process. Also, the Breezeblock was very import part of my listening life.

part 1

part 2

Pop Quiz Pre Mix 2

A talk with DJ Shadow


Cold Cut interview from 2006


Burning Man 3D printed People delivery service


David Byrne post Talking Heads

David Bryne also has a new book out that looks pretty interesting "How Music Works".
Here is a little blog post about it on

Brian Eno on music in rough times


Pop Quiz Pre Mix 1

Where good ideas come from


Saskatchewan Cultural Industries

The government of Saskatchewan is going a survey to see what creatives in the province want to make the situation better.  Here is the consultation document.

Requirements to Support Commercialization Objectives of
Saskatchewan’s Creative Industries

Saskatchewan Film Industry Task Force: Report

Saskatchewan Film/TV Production : Sector Plan


Amon Tobin discussing ISAM


Grant Wilson interview about Rephlex

Chris Cunningham: Japapparatus1

Hans Zimmer and his studio

I want a studio like Han Zimmer's one day:

After looking at the pictures I came across this video collection of Hans being interviewed in his studio.

"Bike Teeth" by Guidewire

Here is something I've been working on lately.

Nardwuar Vs Skrillex


Fourtet mix

Post House House by Guidewire

A little work in progress.

Femto photography and looking around corners.

Would love to experiment with this technology.

For info about looking around corners

More about femto photography



I Dream of Wires, Extended Interview Series

Looking forward to the "I Dream of Wires" doc to come out. I'm not sure when it's to be released, but I think they are still filming content for it and you can help donate to it if you so feel. Also.... time to start saving up for a nice modular ;-)

Neil Gaiman: Make Good Art

Mammatus clouds over Regina

The calm after the storm on July 26, 2012. These clouds were such a surprise to find after the intense weather buildup during the day.

more info about the clouds here:

ofcouse the music is mine ;-) :

Stanley Kubrick interview


Pixar's Ed Catmull on How to Be "Brave" in Today's Hollywood: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

Pixar's Ed Catmull on How to Be "Brave" in Today's Hollywood: The Full D10 Interview (Video):

With Pixar’s latest animated movie — “Brave” — about to open, using new technology, there’s a lot riding on the outcome for Ed Catmull.
As the president and co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Walt Disney Animation Studio, he was key to the debut of the first-ever computer-generated feature film, “Toy Story,” which ushered in a new way of thinking about animation.
But the need for showstopping innovation in entertainment never ends, as the celebrity computer scientist and bona fide five-time Oscar winner discussed in this D10 interview with me.
Here’s the whole session:

[ See post to watch video ]

Twin Peaks music


Die Antwoord interviews


Welcome to Life


Augmented Reality Alien Chestbuster

Nice demo using an ipad, unity3d and qualcomms AR tracking software.

The sound of Prometheus

2001: A space Odyssey soundtrack

Moog documentry


Augmented Reality Installation: Children's Museum

This looks to be one of the more fun AR installations I've seen lately.

Found through the wonderful Bruce Sterling

Chris Clark Interview

I'm a huge Chris Clark fan and I have never actually heard him talk about his music making.  This pretty great to get some perspective into his thinking.


Bonus: Clark in the studio


Roll the Dice


More about the cake here

The Science Fiction Society of MIT


How Creativity Works (according to Jonah Lehrer)

Creativity is the residue of time wasted.
Albert Einstein

Squarepusher interview for The Creators Project

Also, loving his new album.

Sesame Street in AR


Spatial Computing concept videos

This is a nice series of concept videos from Albert Hwang on how Spatial Computing will work in the future with a combination of kinect like sensors, augmented reality glasses and gloves to control interaction.  He started making this in 2009 and and posted the 3rd on this April.  Some very nice concepts and he explains it a very straight forward manner.  Looking forward to these experiences becoming a reality in the future.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Touche interaction from Disney


WISP ambient mix

Listen to WISP own music on rephlex.

Also the rest of his soundcloud page.

Will Wright discussing gaming reality.


pre fashion mix

film and dance

Dave Monolith

Really enjoying the WELCOME album from Monolith.

Check out his soundcloud:

On bleep

Drexciya Interview


David Byrne and Brian Eno interview with Hillman Curtis

David Byrne and Brian Eno are both amazing artists. I've loved both of their work. I was also inspired by Hillman Curtis when I read his book "MTIV: Process, Inspiration and Practice for the New Media.

Just heard that Hillman Curtis passed away on April 18, 2012.  Very sad to hear.

More artist showcased by Hillman


I'm loving the mixes up on  I think it was started up by the artist/programmer datasette

Here is the second last mix they had up

Glasses-free Tabletop 3D Display

More information can be found here:

The Lytro and infinite focus

Can't help but be curious about how this will be used in the field of Augmented Reality.

Lytro CEO thesis

more info on light field

3d Printing

Last week I got to experiment with my very first 3d printing.  Totally excited by the topic and I think it's going to be huge in the coming years.

Here is the speakers site

CryEngine 3

The next stage in video game graphics.

Dictaphone - Poems from a rooftop

This is lovely

Battles (with Garry Numan)


Some crazy motion tracking.  Reminds me of Autechre's video Gantz Graf



The Power of Music


Raymond Scott

I've known about Raymond Scott for a number of years. But I've never really deeply researched his music and history. Truly one of the originators of electronic music.

Here are a few videos showcasing his weirder sounds.

This above track from Scott definitely makes me think of the sounds of AFX on the Analord series.

Some work he did with Jim Henson

Buzy Dayz

Track can be downloaded on soundcloud

Moog Cycle 1

music available on bandcamp

Summer Beach Party

A recent track I put up on Soundcloud.

Saskatchewan Legislature rotunda

Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene


Learning online

SXSW 2012 talks

Thought I would post some SXSW talks that I listened to recently.  Need to comb through the archives and see what else they have, but these will do for now.

Bruce Sterling SXSW keynote 2012Expanding Our Intelligence Without Limit ( Ray Kurzweil )Amber Case on Ambient Location and the Future of the Interface

Aphex Twin: Jynweythek (full ver.) byフェリス女学院大学生


Cyborg Anthropolgy

The second self.
Techno Social Interaction.
Time and space compression

Clay Shirky on Cognative Surplus

Clay Shirky talking about his concepts of Cognative Surplus and Marshall McLuhan

Bruce Sterling Closes the 2011 A+E Conference

Always love Bruce Sterlings talks. Can't wait to hear what he has to say next.  I'll have to listen to this again and try to skim out some of the perls of wisdom and post them up here at some point.

Here is the conferences website for the 2011 Art + Environment Conference in Nevada. I believe his next talk will be from SXSW

I've made a least two other posts about his talks, which I'll post the links to here.

Bruce Sterling on Singularity
Bruce Sterling discussing "Vernacular Video"

iPad 3 Concept Features

Love the part where it merges with the table and you get the AR view.

Cha Jong Rye

Just came across this artist yesterday and she is definitely hitting on something that I've been thinking about for awhile.

Here is an experiment of mine using blender 3d

Steven Spielberg on Animators (1978)


Noel Fielding's "Luxury Comedy"

Weird and wonderful show from Noel Fielding

Here is a playlist of a bunch of them ...

Tintin movie

I just went to see the new Tintin movie and just fell in love with the animation and full on action of the movie. Here is a little behind the scenes filming using some of the tech from Avatar

The Artist and The Computer

Came across this from the blog Prosthetic Knowledge

Here is a about the Artist Lillian F. Schwartz

Ferrofluid in shallow dish

Over the holidays I was looking into making some Ferro Fluid. Still would love to.

Here is a link on how to make it

Golan Levin

Liquid Skies: Sci-fi visions

Awesome animation of some shiny future.

I've been wondering why we never see sci-fi done to this detail. So much concept art like this is full of detail, but it ends of getting watered down for the full film watching experience.
Liquid Skies- Teaser 1 from Annis Naeem on Vimeo.

Music is by Amon Tobin.

Magic Mirror

Very interesting mirror project.

This project is making use of a number of pieces of technology that I've been experimenting with lately. OpenframeworksUnity3dblender3d and some facetracking

AT&T Archives: Robot, by Jim Henson


Hand Drawn Holograms


Still Life

Interesting stuff.
I've been exploring Unity3d for the awhile now and am excited to start adding senor information into the mix.

Still Life from Scott Garner on Vimeo.

More information on the Artists site

Boardwalk Empire VFX

Impressive compositing skillz

Global COLLAPSE 2012 Q & A Part 1/4

I'm not sure how fearful to actually be, but I feel it's important to look into these details more deeply.

From Dust

This looks pretty interesting... Wonder if this is available to try out somewhere...

Game's site is can be found here

The Coming War on General Purpose Computation

Press Play Pause


The Future of Money


Moog Cycles

Here is an "album" I just put online of a recent series of experiments that I did with an iPad and the Animoog app put out by Moog.

<p><p><a href="">Moog Cycles by Guidewire</a></p></p>

The Information Machine (1958)