Alex McLean

Alex McLean

Researcher @ Then Try This

Then Try This

Alex McLean is a musician, creative technologist and researcher based between Sheffield and Penryn UK, working on “algorithmic patterns” including in music, textiles and dance. He created the popular free/open source live coding environment TidalCycles, and co-founded the TOPLAP live coding and Algorave movements, and the AlgoMech festival of algorithmic and mechanical movement. He currently holds a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship, hosted by nonprofit independent lab Then Try This.

  • Algorithmic pattern
  • Live coding
  • Music Human-Computer Interaction
  • Creative technology
  • Functional programming
  • PhD in Arts and Computational Technology, 2011

    Goldsmiths, University of London