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Programming Sound and Music with ChucK

In this video, Ian Halbwachs demonstrates how music and programming can inform each other by writing a simple program in ChucK that uses a few lines of code to turn any audio file into an endlessly varying rhythmic soundscape. Ian starts with a bare-bones ChucK program and explains how a computer turns bits into sound, then introduces more aspects of the language line by line, demonstrating how they can be used to think about and ultimately generate music. Learn more about ChucK at

Project Members: Ian Halbwachs