#212: Adam Rokhsar - Musician, Programmer, Animator


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Adam Rokhsar is a musician, programmer, animator, and educator. He is known for some of his Max for Live video devices, such as RokVid and GlitchGif. He creates psychedelic animations as Aesthetic Candy. Adam teaches music production at New York University.

Adam and I had a great time reconnecting and discussing his latest work. His new album Computer Queer is available April 2nd and features all kinds of interesting programming and sound design techniques, which Adam shares in this episode.

Listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play or Spotify; watch on YouTube

Adam Rokhsar Links:

Official Site: http://www.adamrokhsar.com

Aesthetic Candy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aesthetic_candy/

Adam's Amazing Max for Live Devices: https://twitter.com/rokhsar/status/1367898272292089859

RashKor "Computer Queer": https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/rashkor/computer-queer

Cycling '74 Interview: https://cycling74.com/articles/an-interview-with-adam-rokhsar

RokVid: https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/rokvid/

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/aesthetic_candy

Patreon: https://patreon.com/aesthetic_candy

Ruwa: https://ruwatheband.bandcamp.com/music

Show Notes:

My Tutorial on Adam's GlitchGif Device: https://youtu.be/Z3yjCGozKzs

Open AI Jukebox: https://openai.com/blog/jukebox/

Open AI Jukebox Tutorial: https://marconan.medium.com/openai-jukebox-and-google-colab-tutorial-54871a139d3a

Andrew Huang "Sparkle Mountain": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c72UIIYMWs8

Making Music by Dennis DeSantis: https://makingmusic.ableton.com

Catatonic Youths: https://www.instagram.com/catatonicyouth/?hl=en

Meldy: https://melody.ml

Auburn Graillon Live Voice Changer: https://www.auburnsounds.com/products/Graillon.html

Brian Funk Links:

Website - https://brianfunk.com

Ableton Live Pack Archive - https://brianfunk.com/blog/ableton-live-pack-archive

Music Production Club - https://brianfunk.com/mpc

Music Production Podcast - https://brianfunk.com/podcast

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Brian Funk

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