The Sound of the Web

The Sound of the Web: creating and experiencing music on the internet

21M.380, Fall 2022

Musicians have embraced the musical possibilities of the internet since its inception.  Current developments in browser-based media generation and web audio promise to continue to expand these possibilities. This course will survey how cutting edge artists use the web to create new kinds of experiences, and will explore the near future of web technology to imagine how it will shape the evolution of musical culture. Topics will include collaborative music production & performance, live coding, virtual concerts & the metaverse, the future of web audio, and the musical internet of things. 

Taught by Dr. Ian Hattwick

Times: MW 3:30-5
Classroom: 4-158