Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Music


#Algorave Assembly, organised by the School of Music’s Operations Manager, Dan Merrick, is a day that brings together invited speakers and performers operating at the forefront of the Algorave scene.

Live coding masterclasses, panel discussion, and Concert Hall performance and keynotes will explore and disseminate the latest developments in this emerging form of musical practice.

MARCH UPDATE – TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE HERE: https://algoraveassembly.eventbrite.co.uk

13:00-13:50     University of Leeds International Concert Series: OFFAL and The Yorkshire Programming Ensemble (TYPE)

A public lunchtime concert, featuring OFFAL and The Yorkshire Programming Ensemble (TYPE), aims to promote the concept of live coding and some of its related art forms, simultaneously online, and to a live Concert Hall audience.

14.00-14:45     Live Coding Visuals Seminar (Lecture Theatre 1): Coral Manton

An introduction to the visual elements of live coding, with an overview and analysis of techniques used

15:00-15:45     Keynote: Alex McLean

An introduction to live coding from the perspective of pattern – how patterns of repetition, symmetry, interference and glitch can be expressed and explored through code

16:00-16:45     Panel Discussion and Q&A

A panel of coders and visualists will discuss themes around live coding, with an open floor for audience Q&A

18:30-23:00     Concert Hall Foyer Algorave

The day concludes with a spectacular, livestreamed Algorave in the School of Music’s new Concert Hall Foyer venue, and features live coding by Belisha Beacon, co34ptJoanne, Miri KatRenick Bell, TYPE, Yaxu, visuals by RITUALS and Coral Manton, and experimental and breakbeat DJ’ing by NikNak, DJ Linkz + guests.

#AlgoraveAssembly is a featured event in Leeds Digital Festival 2018

With generous support from the Centre for Practice-Led Research in the Arts (CePRA)


© Copyright Leeds 2018