Algoravewikipedia
An algorave is an event where people dance to music generated from algorithms, often using live coding techniques, and short for "algorithmic rave." Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins coined the word "algorave", with the first event to be held under that name taking place in 2012.
algorave

Slub (band)

Slub
Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins coined the word "algorave", with the first event to be held under that name taking place in 2012.
Slub is an algorave group formed in 2000 by Adrian Ward and Alex McLean, joined by Dave Griffiths in 2005 and Alexandra Cardenas in 2017.

Alex McLean

Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins coined the word "algorave", with the first event to be held under that name taking place in 2012.
including for creating TidalCycles, a live-coding environment that allows programmer musicians to code simply and quickly, and for coining the term Algorave with Nick Collins.

Nick Collins (composer)

Nick Collins
Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins coined the word "algorave", with the first event to be held under that name taking place in 2012.
Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins are the inventors of the Algorave.

Rave

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This in turn influenced rave culture and techno of the 1990s by Farmers Manual, Autechre, and Aphex Twin.

Live coding

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An algorave is an event where people dance to music generated from algorithms, often using live coding techniques, and short for "algorithmic rave."

Electronic music

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As computer technology has become more accessible and music software has advanced, interacting with music production technology is now possible using means that bear no relationship to traditional musical performance practices: for instance, laptop performance (laptronica), live coding and Algorave.

List of electronic music festivals

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This has given electronic musicians and DJs the ability to mix elaborate and complicated music in forms such as techno, electronica, trap, trance, house, and industrial, all of which have large festivals, raves, technoparades, algoraves, doofs, or teknivals in their sole dedication.

Ixi lang

ixi lang
It is taught at diverse levels of musical education and used in Algorave performances.

Alexandra Cardenas

Her recent work has included live coding performance, including performances at the forefront of the Algorave scene, she also co-organised a live coding community in Mexico City.

TidalCycles

Tidal
Tidal may therefore be applied to a wide range of musical styles, although its cyclic approach to time means that it affords use in repetitive styles such as Algorave.

Sonic Pi

Sam Aaron
Thanks to its use of the Supercollider synthesis engine and accurate timing model, it is also used for live coding and other forms of algorithmic music performance and production, including at algoraves.

Shelly Knotts

She performs internationally, often using Live coding techniques, and a range of styles including Noise, Drone and Algorave.

Benoît and the Mandelbrots

Benoît and the Mandelbrots
They are known for their live coded and Algorave performances, the Digital Arts practice of improvising with programming languages.

Joanne Armitage

She performs internationally using the SuperCollider language, including as half of live coding duo ALGOBABEZ with Shelly Knotts associated with the Algorave movement.

Criminal Justice Act 2003

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Although live coding is commonplace, any algorithmic music is welcome which is "wholly or predominantly characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive conditionals", which is a corruption of the definition of rave music (“wholly or predominantly characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats”) in the UK's Criminal Justice Act.

Brian Eno

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Algorithmic approaches have long been applied in electronic dance music from the 1970s when Brian Eno established randomised musical practises which evolved into generative music over the course of his long career.

Generative music

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Algorithmic approaches have long been applied in electronic dance music from the 1970s when Brian Eno established randomised musical practises which evolved into generative music over the course of his long career.

Techno

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This in turn influenced rave culture and techno of the 1990s by Farmers Manual, Autechre, and Aphex Twin.

Farmers Manual

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This in turn influenced rave culture and techno of the 1990s by Farmers Manual, Autechre, and Aphex Twin.

Autechre

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This in turn influenced rave culture and techno of the 1990s by Farmers Manual, Autechre, and Aphex Twin.