Recent development on Iannix graphical OSC sequencer


IANNIX is a graphical free software sequencer, based on the work of Iannis Xenakis, that is programmable with javascript, speaks OSC, and is available for multiple platforms. Max users probably already know it; if not the current software than the original stuff from Xenakis. The new release this month looks pretty spiffy and has been getting some attention in the media art blog-o-sphere. It is versatile, conducive to mixed modality interaction, very discursive (in a good way), and historically very interesting.

Be sure to check out the projects and examples pages.

The following video by (a-z)² describes an interactive installation using IanniX, KorgNano, and MaxMSP.



Chris Graham
June 28, 2012 | 1:11 pm

If you like IanniX be sure to check out GeoSonix, based on fork of IanniX started about nine months ago. I’ve added many features enabling the creation of a wider range of styles of music and, while retaining OSC support it has greatly improved MIDI support, a simpler syntax for the scripting language, and in an upcoming release a unique ability to synthesize triggers attached to curve using rhythm patterns. I’ve also done a lot of work on usability including an always available-message script editor with syntax highlighting. Check out my Vimeo site for examples, and http://www.geosonix.com for the latest release.
- A surprisingly intimate sounding piano solo: https://vimeo.com/44745643
- A lively piano riff: https://vimeo.com/42653192
- A trumpet trio: https://vimeo.com/44821560
- An ambient composition: https://vimeo.com/39200470
- A tune based on a minor blues progression using the harmony processor: https://vimeo.com/33563425


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