ixi lang: a SuperCollider parasite for live coding

Magnusson, Thor (2011) ixi lang: a SuperCollider parasite for live coding. In: International Computer Music Conference, 31 July - 5 August 2011, University of Huddersfield, UK.

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Abstract

This demo paper describes the rationale and design of the ixi lang, a live coding language built on top of SuperCollider. The paper explains why SuperCollider is used for this task, and reports on a survey conducted with users of the language. It concludes that simple and constrained systems can be useful in specific musical contexts, in particular when sketching or improvising, but that such systems can be limiting in the long run.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Music
Subjects: M Music. Literature on music. Musical instruction and study > M Music
Depositing User: Thor Magnusson
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 09:51
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2013 09:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/46869

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