Prof. Pierre Alexandre Tremblay and Dr Alex Harker publish HISSTools research (and an Opus Prize nomination for P.A.)

Professor Pierre Alexandre Tremblay recently presented the findings of the HISSTool teams at IRCAM as part of the Forum event (Paris, 20-22 Nov. 2013). In a paper co-written with Dr Alex Harker entitled Rethinking the Box: Approaches to the Reality of Electronic Music Performance, the potential creative use of impulse response, facilitated by the HIRT is assessed under musical terms.

The HISSTools Impulse Response Toolkit, a set of Max objects to capture and manipulate impulse responses, is now available in version 1.1 at
All the source code is now available now at:

A new video tutorial is available, this time on electronic acoustic room correction.

13123_IMEDProf. Tremblay’s work Mono No Aware has been nominated for the ‘premiere of the year’ at the Opus Prize. The work is published on the CD La marée, PA’s fourth album on Empreintes DIGITALes, a double CD of chamber mixed music for soloist and electronics, featuring Peyee Chen, Jean-François Laporte, Sarah Nicolls and Heather Roche.