TidalCycle / Superdirt

Researcher Alex McLean is our second [IN:SIGHT] artist in residence. During the next coming months, McLean will develop a new collaboration with vocalist Eimear O’Donovan exploring techniques of live coding and voice through TidalCycles free open source software. 


Alex McLean is a musician, software artist and researcher based in Sheffield UK. Alex co-founded the TOPLAP and Algorave live coding / algorithmic movements, and developed the TidalCycles live coding environment for algorithmic patterns. He also researches ancient textile patterns as part of the PENELOPE project based in Deutsches Museum Munich.