COGE: Opensource mac VJ software…..

Apple, Macintosh, OSX, Quartz Composer, Video
If you like Quartz Composer and are into VJ/Visual software, CoGe might just be for you. It's got clip triggering, effects, mixing and playback modules. Check out the CoGe forums for more info.....For now here is a "Intro to CoGe 0.85b" and "What's New in 0.93b release" videos:CoGe 0.85b - Quick Start Guide from luma beamerz on Vimeo.CoGe 0.93b - some new features from luma beamerz on Vimeo.Have Fun!!!
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Free Generative Music Composition Software for OSX….

MIDI, Music, Physical Computing, Quartz Composer
Monash University team downunder has done it again. Nodal is their Free (for personal use) generative music software for Mac OSX. It's a good looking application that I will be taking out for a test drive soon. From the website:Nodal uses a novel method for the notation and playing of MIDI based music. This method is based around the concept of a user-defined graph. The graph consists of nodes (musical events) and edges (connections between events). You interactively define the graph, which is then traversed by any number of players who play the musical events as they encounter them on the graph. The time taken to travel from one node to another is based on the length of the edges that connect the nodes.Now Nodal generates MIDI data only. This…
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More aka.iPhone and Quartz Composer Experiments…..

Apple, iPhone, iPodTouch, Macintosh, OSX, Quartz Composer
So now that I have a basic OSC receiver for aka.iPhone's XY controller, I've been going through Apple's Demo CompositionsĀ -- under /Developer/Examples/Quartz Composer/Compositions -- and adding my portion of the OSC receiver to them. Here is the latest one, akaRemote-Caterpillar, which is a adaptation of "Caterpillar.qtz" underĀ /Developer/Examples/Quartz Composer/Compositions/Interactive. Again I need to remind you to read the first Article to get started and that these QC compositions are for Leopard/QC3.0 only and require a jailbroken Ipod Touch or iPhone.
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aka.iPhone and Quartz Composer Experiments…..

Apple, iPhone, iPodTouch, Macintosh, OSX, Quartz Composer
I assume you know what aka.iPhone is and what it does. If you don't please see this article over at Create Digital Motion. I've got aka.iPhone 2.1 installed on my ipod touch and while I enjoyed playing around with the accompanying MAX/MSP patch -- via the free runtime -- I wanted to see if I could get it working with Quartz Composer.Well here are my two (akaRemote, akaRemote-Particle) attempts at QC compositions that work really well with the XY controller of aka.iPhone. The XY Controller surface is the only thing I've been able to get working with QC, sinceĀ  Masayuki Akamatsu (the author of aka.iPhone) tends to use the same basic "/event" OSC message with a custom number of arguments. The limitations is actually in QC in that you can…
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