MusicLab

MusicLab is an innovation project by RITMO and the University Library. The aim is to explore new methods for conducting research, research communication and education.

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Bilde av Bjørn Charles Dreyer med gitar, tittel: MusicLab8 : Synaesthesia, designet av Joni Wing-Yan Mok
Time and place: Nov. 24, 2021 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The Science Library, UiO / YouTube (see below)

MusicLab 8 explores synaesthesia through a multimodal performance with electric guitar and live electronics and visuals.

DSQ Festival 2021 MusicLab Cover Photo
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2021 7:00 PM11:00 PM, Musikhuset København / YouTube / FaceBook

Playing and listening to music increases our quality of living. To analyze why this is so, it is advantageous to understand how body and mind is engaged when expert musicians perform.

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Time and place: Apr. 16, 2021 7:00 PM9:00 PM, YouTube

This 6th edition of MusicLab focuses on musical interactions between humans and machines, featuring prominent musicians from Norway’s improvisation scene. Christian Winther (guitar) and Dag Erik Knedal Andersen (drums) will play with an artificial intelligence-enabled interactive music system, CAVI, developed by Çağrı Erdem.

The Borealis String Quartet performing during MusicTestLab.
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2020 10:00 AM3:00 PM, YouTube

In the tradition of "minute-by-minute" TV shows, you will have the chance to watch RITMO researchers set up equipment and record a performance by the Borealis String Quartet. This is a unique chance to watch the "behind the scenes" of a very complex data capture session. We will stream everything, with live commentary by the researchers.

Musiclab Lockdown Rave it says. July 10. Live stream. Illustration.
Time and place: July 10, 2020 3:30 PM5:00 PM, YouTube

The 5th edition of MusicLab was a virtual algorave. Prominent algoravers Renick Bell and Khoparzi improvised live-coded music on their computers from their respective locations in Japan and India, while the audience danced to the rave music in their homes all over the world. This event was also the launch of our brand new MusicLab App!

MusicLab vol. 4
Time and place: Nov. 2, 2019 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Kulturhuset

Muscle music, artificial intelligence, and a human subwoofer? In our utopian edition of MusicLab you will experience truly experimental music.

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Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 7:00 PM11:45 PM, Escape, Ole Johan Dahls hus

MusicLab Vol. 3 explores the phenomenon of rhythm - in music and in the body - all within MusicLab’s unique blend of research and edutainment through an intellectual warm-up with world-leading experts, music-dance performances and data jockeying with our house DJ and anyone else interested.

Konsersal
Time and place: Oct. 11, 2018 10:00 AM11:00 AM, Køge, Denmark

This data comes from a DSQ concert in Køge, Denmark in the fall of 2018.

 
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Time and place: Aug. 23, 2018 4:00 PM10:00 PM, Sonen (Room 3407), Ole Johan Dahls hus

Join us for an informal evening of hacking on data recorded during MusicLab vol 1 and 2: sound, video, muscle sensors (EMG) and breathing.

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Time and place: Apr. 9, 2018 1:00 PM9:00 PM, Ole Johan Dahls hus

MusicLab Vol. 2 explores the concept of breathing - in music and in the body. All within MusicLab’s unique blend of research and edutainment through hands-on workshops, intellectual warm-ups, performances and data jockeying.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 10:00 AM9:00 PM, Ole Johan Dahls hus

"Biophysical Music" is volume 1 of the new concept "MusicLab", a series of events exploring the science of music from different perspectives. The idea is to mix research and edutainment through hands-on workshops, intellectual warm-ups, performances and data jockeying.