Are We Entering A New Age For Digital Musicians?

Reader Geert Bevin – who’s known to many readers for his performances on the Eigenharp and his gestural music control application GECO – recently spoke at TEDxTartu in Estonia. In his TEDx talk, Bevin argues that we’re entering a new age for digital musicians, driven by several trends: Cheap and powerful computers New controllers with revolutionary… Read More Are We Entering A New Age For Digital Musicians?

GECO Gestural Controller For Leap Motion Updated Adds OSC, CopperLan & More

Developer Geert Bevin let us know that a new version of GECO is out, adding OSC output with customizable paths as well as full CopperLan output support. CopperLan is a high-definition next generation music protocol that dramatically facilitates networked device communication and mapping. With this release, you can now also configure per-axis boundaries with minimal and… Read More GECO Gestural Controller For Leap Motion Updated Adds OSC, CopperLan & More

Gestural Orchestration With Leap Motion, GECO & Albion I

Film composer Hagai Davidoff has created a unique system for ‘gestural orchestration’, based around the Leap Motion controller and GECO, Geert Bevin’s gestural MIDI app. The combination allows Davidoff to use his left hand to interactively orchestrate the notes played with his right hand on a standard keyboard controller. In the first half of the video,… Read More Gestural Orchestration With Leap Motion, GECO & Albion I