[PD] no pd?? WTF ????
glitchpop at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 23:53:18 CET 2012
Not a bad point... but, or more likely because they are supporting only
those artists able to afford such things as expensive software, travel and
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I can't think of a better example of the vicious cycle of software lock-in
> than this.
> They don't have money to offer financial support, so they have to rely on
> the tools
> that they know, which are proprietary and expensive, thus making it even
> less likely
> that a composer would be able to afford to travel to the concert (because
> had to spend money on either Max/MSP or Kyma to composer the piece in the
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Ben Baker-Smith <bbakersmith at gmail.com>
> > To: pd list <pd-list at iem.at>
> > Cc:
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 4:12 PM
> > Subject: Re: [PD] no pd?? WTF ????
> > Hi list!
> > I got a more clear response from the organizers on this issue than
> > anything I've seen in this thread so far - here it is:
> >> Hi Ben,
> >> thanks for your Interest in our Call.
> >> We accepts only patches made with Kyma or Max/MSP due the fact we are
> > able to provide
> >> financial support for the two selected composers. So it is possible
> > they will not be able to be in Milan for the concert.
> >> To avoid technical issues we choose the plattforms we already use in
> > work or we are very familiar with.
> >> This is the only reason.
> >> If the selected composer can assure us to be available for the concert
> > can be used any piece of software/hardware.
> >> I hope this helps.
> >> Many thanks
> >> Federico Placidi
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