NYU-ITP Spring 2015: Interactive Music
Justin Peake: bass, percussion, electronics, effects
Whirplools and Vertices is a web based piece of music which re-imagines the composition and presentation of improvised music.
It consists of four solo 'dependent'* improvisations multi-tracked, overdubbed, and overlaid on one another, creating the illusion of a quartet performance.
The browser presentation offers the listener the ability to control the volume and panning of each part, bringing a 'fifth' performer to the piece. Each individual part could stand on its own as a sparse soloistic statement, or combine with each other in a varied
All parts composed and performed by Justin Peake.
Built with p5.js
Special Thanks: Lauren McCarthy, Jason Sigal, Yotam Mann
*Dependent Improvisation refers to the improvisation and recording of a piece of music followed by the immediate recording of another improvisation on top of the previous one. No rehearsing, no listening. It is a soloist approach to improvised ensemble composition.