New publication: Performing the Electric Violin in a Sonic Space

I am happy to announce that a paper I wrote together with Victoria Johnson has just been published in Computer Music Journal. The paper is based on the experiences that Victoria and I gained while working on the piece Transformation for electric violin and live electronics (see video of the piece below). Citation A. R. Jensenius and V. Johnson. Performing the electric violin in a sonic space. Computer Music Journal, 36(4):28–39, 2012....

January 8, 2013 · 2 min · 290 words · ARJ

ZigFlea board available

I am happy to announce that the ZigFlea board is currently available from Seedstudio. This board is the result of the Master’s thesis of Øyvind Hauback, whom I co-supervised at fourMs. The main point of the board is to provide an easy way of using ZigBee wireless communication together with Dan Overholt’s CUI32Stem sensor interface. [caption id=“attachment_2049” align=“alignnone” width=“300”] The ZigFlea wireless board, as sold from Seedstudio.[/caption] The board is described in Øyvind’s thesis (in Norwegian), as well as in short form (and English) in our NIME 2012 paper....

September 7, 2012 · 2 min · 233 words · ARJ

Demonstration videos on using Phidgets electronic kits

I am using the Phidgets eletronics kits when teaching sound programming, and have now made two small videos demonstrating some basic principles. First, there is a getting started with Phidgets in Max video in Norwegian: And I have also made a video demonstrating the Phidgets2MIDI application that I developed earlier this year: I am planning to make some videos showing some more musically interesting use of the electronics and software.

April 1, 2011 · 1 min · 70 words · ARJ