Oct 4th 2016

Online Jamming and Concert Technology (kadenze)

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Today's vast amount of streaming and video conferencing on the Internet lacks one aspect of musical fun and that's what this course is about: high-quality, near-synchronous musical collaboration. Under the right conditions, the Internet can be used for ultra-low-latency, uncompressed sound transmission. The course teaches open-source (free) techniques for setting up city-to-city studio-to-studio audio links. Distributed rehearsing, production and split ensemble concerts are the goal. Setting up such links and debugging them requires knowledge of network protocols, network audio issues and some ear training.


Course opens October 4, 2016

Session 1: Overview (April 19, 2016)

Overview of Online Jamming and Concert Technology

Session 2: Basics and Setup (May 3, 2016)

Basics: Network protocols, audio signals + soundcards and network audio.

Session 3: Jacktrip Application + Connection (May 18, 2016)

Things that go wrong with Jacktrip: Network & Audio. P2P Sessions and Multi-site setups.

Session 4: Debugging (May 31, 2016)

Debug examples of typical problems.

Session 5: Polish and Practice (June 14, 2016)

Polish techniques and spawn more practice sessions.

Session 6: Future (June 28, 2016)

Future of the art and practice of network audio, alternative platforms for network audio.