WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Links for 2010-05-03
Music Review: John Matthias & Nick Ryan – Cortical Songs – Blogcritics Music "Cortical Songs. John Matthias and Nick Ryan took the rhythmic patterns of firing neurons and used them as guideposts for an improvised performance by a string ensemble. Without getting super-technical, the ensemble and solo violinist were partially controlled by a software simulator that mimicked a neural network, which in turn controlled 24 LEDs, one for each musician. Players would have parts written out but would play when their lights went on. The four movements represent various levels and configurations of improvisation and live interaction…" (tags:music )