Collins, Nick


Impossible Music

Noisegate, 10.

Language(s): English


Cognitive Science Perception


In this article, the author offers a speculative discussion on music that explores the ambiguous borders between human and inhuman, music that operates around the boundaries of our perceptual capabilities, and the scientifically established boundaries of the physical universe, music for which the technology required to realise it does not yet exist.

All references of the same author:


Collins, Nick (2002a). Experiments with a New Customisable Interactive Evolution Framework
Collins, Nick (2002b). Relating Superhuman Virtuosity to Human Performance
Collins, Nick (2003a). Generative Music and Laptop Performance
Collins, Nick (2003b). Recursive Audio Cutting