Jérôme Nika is a computer music designer / musician, and a researcher in human-machine musical interaction. He graduated from the French Grandes Écoles Télécom ParisTech and ENSTA ParisTech. In addition, he studied acoustics, signal processing and computer science as applied …
Rémi Fox & Jérôme Nika 4/4 : In Order of Appearence
The opening track of the duo's album "C'est pour ça", to be released in the coming months, "In order of appearance" offers new insight into the possibilities of Dicy2 agents as they are combined through improvisations by saxophonist Rémi Fox …
Ex Machina, the New Album by the Orchestre national de Jazz, in Collaboration with IRCAM
At a time when artificial intelligence is becoming a truly inventive and influential part of musical creation, American saxophonist Steve Lehman and the Orchestre National de Jazz' artistic director Frédéric Maurin— with the invaluable support of IRCAM— have embraced it …
Rémi Fox & Jérôme Nika 3/4 : Live Music (In Athens)
“I've noticed it more and more while working with Jérôme Nika," says Rémi Fox. “Saying 'Let's meet and improvise' can work once, sometimes twice, with a bit of luck and the magic of improvisation. But to go deeper, you really …
Rémi Fox & Jérôme Nika 1/4 : Artificial Hippocampus
For half a dozen years, saxophonist Rémi Fox has been a guinea pig - but a voluntary one. It is thus voluntarily that, periodically, he goes to the underground of Ircam to submit to the experiments of scientists.
Basile Chassaing, SPA(S)M 1/4 : The body-instrument
After studying with Pierre Jodlowski (IRCAM Cursus 2021-2022), Jean-Luc Hervé and Roque Rivas (Pôle Supérieur Paris-Boulogne-Billancourt), and Martin Matalon (CRR93), composer Basile Chassaing has spent the last five years working on how to incorporate gesture into his compositions. In fact, …
Rémi Fox & Jérôme Nika 2/4 : Continuing 20 Years of Research
Carried out by saxophonist Rémi Fox and researcher/musician Jérôme Nika, the "Artificial Hippocampus" project is the result of nearly 20 years of research by the Musical Representations team, under the leadership of Gérard Assayag. A quick historical overview.
REACH : journey to human-machine co-creativity
Interview with Gérard Assayag (head researcher at IRCAM-STMS and REACH project creator)
IRCAM Tutorials: Dicy2
Dicy2 is both a package for Max and a plugin for Ableton Live implementing interactive agents using machine-learning to generate musical sequences that can be integrated into musical situations ranging from the production of structured material within a compositional process …
Critical Climate Machine 2/4 : Dicy2 in the climate machine
Gaëtan Robillard adds an important element to the sound space of the artwork: Critical Climate Machine. Today we focus on the sound material used and the way it is sculpted in space.