Alex McLean

Making music with text


by Alex on October 20, 2007

I’m Alex and this is my blag.

I am a research fellow and deputy director of ICSRiM (the Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research in Music) in Leeds.

I live in Sheffield, UK.

I am one third of the live coding band slub and half of the spam-pop band Silicone Bake.

I was co-investigator on the Live Notation project funded by the AHRC from February-July 2012.

I completed my PhD thesis “Artist Programmers and Programming Languages for the Arts” in late 2011, supervised by Geraint Wiggins within the ISMS group.

I’m co-founder of ChordPunch, an on-line record label promoting algorithmic music, and also event promoters algorave and lurk.

I’m co-founder of TOPLAP, a temporary organisation for the promotion of live algorithm programming.

I’m co-organiser of dorkbotsheffield, and latterly dorkbotlondon.

You can contact me by emailing (my first name) . I’m also on facebook, twitter and often on as yaxu.

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