MIKE PARR BURMAN

LEAPLEAPLEAPLEAP

LEAPLEAPLEAPLEAP is a piece of software, a performance interface and a semi-autonomous virtual musician.

It’s a live-sampling artificial intelligence that simultaneously plays with and is played by a human partner. It records the sounds of its environment, chopping and screwing them into shards and using them as a musical voice to improvise in real time with the original source.

In 2016 I made this video EP of myself playing guitar with the LEAPLEAPLEAPLEAP system:




This project was the final outcome of my MSc in Sound Design at Edinburgh College of Art.