Score following and Music Hack Day Barcelona

At the end of last week, Bram was in Barcelona for Music Hack Day: a two days event focused on music technology hacking (web, software, hardware, art, ...) We launched our MeloTranscript web service API, and also connected up our music following technology to the MuseScore score editing software.

Using music analysis to capture musician's performing style

Video sprites and concatenative sound synthesis

Sometimes crossing the borders of your own domain can yield some very interesting insights. After reading a nice blog post on recent applications of seam carving in the video processing world, I stumbled across an interesting article on controlled animation of video sprites. Allow me to explain why I think it is interesting for music technologists like us.