Author Archives: brianltopp

Life Post-IMPART

Since the school year has concluded I have been lucky enough to take part in some amazing workshops and festivals. In June I premiered a new work ‘Beneath the Mountains’ for Piano and Electronics at the SPLICE! Festival in Michigan … Continue reading

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Electric Spring Here We Come!

Testing out some wonderful and exciting sounds!  Using the Kinect to track Sarah and live process Katerina’s voice.  More to come! -Blue Team

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Alec Korchev.

Aloha! This week we are experimenting with with network performances; essentially having individual computers work together and share information for more diverse performances. This work makes use of the Microsoft Kinect for tracking, and makes use of the dancers gestures … Continue reading

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“I can’t play, I forgot my cello at home…”

“…but I do have a Microsoft Kinect, Mac Book Pro, Ableton Live 9, Max/MSP, Kontakt 5, Synapse and an eZ430-Chronos watch…” Kyran and myself (Brian) testing out our virtual cello and dynamic backing track.  This piece makes use of the … Continue reading

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“Stay on Target”

Thanks for tuning in!  For this upcoming project, Kyran and myself (Brian) will be endeavouring into the wonderful world of video tracking.  Our goal is to create an interactive virtual instrument in which a single user will be able to … Continue reading

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Network!

Tian and myself (Brian) testing our performance setup.  This piece uses colour tracking on one computer to track the motion of a red pen. This information is then sent via a  network to a second computer to control musical parameters … Continue reading

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