I Play the JavaScript

A session at Node PDX 2016

Tuesday 21st June, 2016

3:00pm to 3:30pm (PST)

I have been making music with computers for about 10 years, but once I tried to move from bedroom composing to live performance, I got incredibly frustrated at how hard it was to play computer music live. For some crazy reason, I decided to start working on my own live electronic performance software written in JavaScript that would let me play the way I want to play. 3 years later, it's finally starting to become a reality.

I would like to talk about how I use JavaScript, Web Audio/MIDI and Electron to drop the beats and bring the vibes, and the new possibilities available to all with desktop "web" applications!

Here is a video of a recent (100% JavaScript powered) performance I gave at a music festival in February: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

And here is a video of a similar talk I gave (will probably be revised considerably though) at JSConf.asia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

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Matt McKegg

Music hacker and button pusher. https://soundcloud.com/destroy-with-science http://loopjs.com

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  • Adron Hall
  • Matt McKegg

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Time 3:00pm3:30pm PST

Date Tue 21st June 2016


Main Room, Bossanova Ballroom

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