JAMES BRITT


American
Electronic

Get it here

My music

American Electronic


Small Guitar Pieces


Maximum R&D


Love me on Spotify!!111!



Neurogami: Dance Noise


Neurogami: Maximum R&D



From out of isolation

I made a video of a single live take of guitar riffing over a Renoise backing track.

Grafix were done using Processing triggered by MIDI to place/size animated GIFs.


Read the full post ...

Quarantseen

A made a minimalist video of recent track, Quarantseen.


Quarantseen from James Britt on Vimeo.

The music is also available on Bandcamp.


Read the full post ...

Command-line script for Joplin note-taking program

I use “Joplin:”https://joplinapp.org/ to keep track of all sorts of things. Despite some quirks it is extremely handy for managing projects. And I’ve quite a number of them.

One problem with trying to manage multiple projects is knowing where you last left off. I figured it would be handy to have away to tag stuff in a note, and then use some program to find and display all those notes. So that’s what I did.

Here’s the code:

It assumes Windows (the only desktop place I use this) but that’s easy to change in the code. You can also change the target term (I use `NEXTSTEP:`).

If you run it without any arguments it should load your Joplin sqlite database, scan every note for the target word, and display what it finds. It shows the notebook name, the note title, and the next-step text.

If you pass any arguments they are used to create a regular expression. So you can limit the scope of what’s displayed.

The code was written as a one-off make-it-work thing, something I will likely build on over time. For example, as I’m writing this, I’m thinking that it would be nice if you could pass literal regex expression to get more complex search selection.

I will likely never update the posted code. :)

I thought some people might find handy and hackable.

It’s released under GPL v3.


Read the full post ...

Interlude

Here’s a track I released as Neurogami

Grab some red/cyan anaglyph glasses for best viewing.


Read the full post ...

New album American Electronic released

It’s my birthday!

I’ve released an album electronic music.

As a birthday gift, for today, it’s pay-what-you-want. Free, if you like.


Read the full post ...

Books

I _was_ ever so slowly working on a set of short, to-the-point e-books focused on technology for artists and other hackers.

I've already published Just the Best Parts: OSC for Artists

OSC for Artists, by James Britt

OSC for Artists - PDF/Mobi/EPub bundle

You can also visit the James Britt Amazon author page.

My brother Gerry has written an outstanding collection of essays about his travels in Ireland.

Goodwill on Credit: Travels in Ireland

Goodwill on Credit, by Gerry Britt

Some suggested listening

I've assembled a page of music by artists I think merit your consideration.

Suggested listening

About

I'm an artist, writer, musician, and technologist living in Scottsdale, Arizona.

I'm currently working on some E-books, focusing on technology for artists: Kinect Hacking for Artists and Open Sound Control for Artists.

I've some articles here, and you can read about some of my software projects as well

I like to see a strong Phoenix community of creative, inventive people, and helped start Refresh Phoenix (now sadly defunct), Ignite Phoenix, Refactor Phoenix, Barcamp Phoenix, AZ Hackers, and the Phoenix Ruby User Group.

I run Neurogami, an art+technology multimedia development company.

You can also find me at Google+, SoundCloud, Twitter, CD Baby, Ello, and probably a few other places.

To reach me, see my About page.