11:40 - 12:40 (UTC+10)
Talk (60 min)
Automating Audio with Alda
Did you know that you can make music in a plain text editor? You can do that with Alda! Alda is a programming language specially designed for musicians. It allows you to compose and play music with just plain text You can create all types of songs with this technology and I can show you how to do it through a demo.
In this talk attendees will learn about Alda, a unique programming language that can be used for creating songs and mimicking instruments on the computer.
Attendees will leave this talk with an understanding of Alda and learn how to:
mimic certain instruments
mimic voices to be included in songs and melodies
create beats and melodies
make their own songs in different genres
change the tempo of their own songs