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My TEDxLSU Experience

I recently presented a TEDx presentation at LSU. The entire experience was great. An entire day's worth of inspirational and informative. The speakers were mostly from Baton Rouge or Louisiana area, and I knew quite a few of them personally. Below is the video from my presentation. While it's different in format than most traditional [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:13-05:00April 7th, 2013|blog|0 Comments

Don’t slow down

This past week as been amazingly busy, humbling, and exciting. I have a premiere of a new work for saxophone and electronic at NASA in Orlando. I will be both presenting a paper and performing a work at Temple University for N-SEME conference. I've been preparing a TEDx presentation. And the new version of ICAST [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:13-05:00February 28th, 2013|blog, Me, music, Musings|0 Comments

Sight and Sound

Is it a coincidence or something else? How do you relate music and sound? Visually? If it's me collaborating with visual artists to create interactive installations or writing projection-based laptop orchestra works, I feel like for a while I have been trying involve more visuals in my work. Today I was hit with a one-two [...]

By |2013-02-07T21:32:14-06:00February 7th, 2013|blog|0 Comments

Airturn AT-104 and MaxMSP

So you got an [ Airturn ]AT-104 for Christmas. So did I. To go along with the MaxMSP hacking (as I did with the Korg nanoKontrol2) for my music-making, I decided to skip setting up MusicReader (for which the pedals were designed) and quickly tried to make sure it played nicely with my Max patches.   The [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:13-05:00December 29th, 2012|blog, Coding, MaxMSP, music, tech|1 Comment

Korg nanoKontrol2 and Max

Edit: November 22, 2018 So you got a Korg nanoKontrol2 MIDI controller and you want to hook up to Max(MSP). I've made a simple patch to you get started connecting your controller to Max, where you can configure the individual toggle/momentary action, and is OSC-capable. The link is below. Of course, the first thing [...]

By |2018-11-22T21:55:20-06:00December 27th, 2012|blog, Coding, Design, tech|0 Comments

Environmental Variable and Mountain Lion

I updated to Mountain Lion not long ago and have been running most music programs and IDEs without problem. But I noticed issues mainly regarding Environmental Variables I set for network identifications. So here’s a way to set Environmental Variables for Mountain Lion. I had been using the RCEnvironment from Rubicode, but this method is [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:13-05:00August 21st, 2012|blog, Coding|0 Comments

SPACES: an interactive exhibit @Foster Gallery

Art & Technology Show Three works of interactive sights and sounds by Tom Lapann, Nick Hwang, Meg Scuderi,  David Williams, James Kimura-Green, Tahjah Krauss, and Sarah Jones. September 7-14, 2012 Foster Gallery, LSU Reception: September 7, 7pm Pieces Coelocyte is an environment of light, sound, and texture. A responsive organism made from natural and industrial [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:15-05:00August 4th, 2012|blog, Featured, Projects|0 Comments