by Hiroki Nishino.

Pauline Oliveros listening to the piece.

Iannis Xenakis is also known for the significant influences that he gave to the emergence of noise music. For instance, In the early interviews, Merzbow (Masami AKITA) clearly stated the influence he got from the electronic pieces by Xenakis.

Seattle Noise and Pulse Study is a study on loud noise live-performance, which explores such a linkage between Xenakis and noise music, by combining partly-automated algorithmic controls of the (very) loud sonic materials in the live performance system and the spontaneous reactions to the system by the performer in the sonic environment.

The system is written in C++ mostly from scratch by myself, while SuperCollider is used just as a sound synthesis server.