CDM at NAMM: Peter Reporting Live at CDMu and Noisepages

The National Association of Music Merchants show isn’t quite so much an orgy of technological excitement for Visualists. However, many of our favorite controllers are designed with musicians in mind, so it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on the NAMM news to get an idea of what interesting gear might appear later this year. Peter’s at the show this year, and will of course be covering the highlights on CDMu. However, this year he (and some collaborators) will also be live-blogging press releases and short-form video on the CDM NAMM Live site at Noisepages.com. If you’re in the area, you …

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SxSW: Music Goes Interactive – Laptop Battle and CDM Music and Motion in Austin

proem headlines the CDM party Monday night, with myself and Lila’s Medicine, backed by Jay Smith and friends’ best visualists in Texas (brought to you by Livid Instruments). Photo (from the Decibel Festival, not in Austin): pinkpucca. Texas, here we come. Before the armies of bands hit Austin for South by Southwest, we’ve got some events going during SxSW Interactive — the “spring break for Web geeks” festival of online tech. Laptopists battle it out Saturday night 3/8: The Digital Showcase at the Austin Museum of Art is holding a Laptop Battle for Texan laptop artists. I’ll be judging, along …

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Visualism at South by Southwest, Plus a Vintage Viditar Video

If you’re in Austin for South by Southwest Interactive, you’ll want to duck out of the parade of open bars Web companies are offering and check out some of the live music and visualism happening. Saturday night, I’m judging a laptop battle as CDMotion contributor Dan Winckler is the evening’s VJ. Monday, as proem, Lila’s Medicine, and I play music, we’ll have a live visual lineup courtesy Jay Smith of Livid Instruments. AMODA Showcase + Laptop Battle [AMODA] = $4-7, or free with SxSWi badge CDM Music + Motion Party [Upcoming.org; also on Facebook] = Free, no badge needed SxSW …

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