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Tacit Group: Turning Video Games Into Live Music

About the Video

Jaeho Jang and Jinwon Lee of Tacit Group are exploring the future of composing using their computers. Whether based on Terry Riley or Tetris, their algorithms produced striking and innovative sounds that correspond to digitally-rendered images.

Take a look at some of their influences and the advances they have made in algorithmic composing.


At a glance

Musicians of the mainframe.

Names: Jaeho Jang and Jinwon Lee
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Profession: Algorithm composers, audiovisual designers, performers
Notable works: In C (2012), Hun-min-jeong-ak 2012, Game Over (2011), Space (a.k.a. Intellectual) (2011)
Selected awards and achievements: Asian Arts Theatre’s 2012 Project Development Initiative Grant
Pictured: Tacit Group, Analytical, 2011.