In Your Own Time

A adaptive music experiment.

In Your Own Time was an app I created as a master project. It was an experiment in using the smartphone to create a new way to experience music, by taking precomposed musical elements and injecting them with input from the listener, their movement, and recording sounds in from their environment.

It is inspired by pre-smartphone musical experiments like Sonic City and smartphone apps: RjDj and Bluebrain. The music is an original piece of music written I created for this project and the app was realised with the help of Mick Cody and Shane Finan. It’s sadly no longer available on the Google Play store, but you can read more about it here. And here’s a video of a live performance of the same piece of music by Kate Ellis.