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Code Jamming

Brown, Andrew R. (2007) Code Jamming. M/C: a journal of media and culture, 9(6).

Abstract

Jamming culture has become associated with digital manipulation and reuse of materials. As well, the term jamming has long been used by musicians (and other performers) to mean improvisation, especially in collaborative situations. A practice that gets to the heart of both these meanings is live coding; where digital content (music and/or visuals predominantly) is created through computer programming as a performance. During live coding performances digital content is created and presented in real time. Normally the code from the performers screen is displayed via data projection so that the audience can see the unfolding process as well as see or hear the artistic outcome. This article will focus on live coding of music, but the issues it raises for jamming culture apply to other mediums also.

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ID Code: 6221
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal's web page (see link).
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Keywords: code, jam, music, technology
ISSN: 1441-2616
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Musicology and Ethnomusicology (190409)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Andrew R. Brown
Deposited On: 14 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:26

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