Deep Melt

IKLECTIK presents,

Deep Melt

Friday 30 September | 7:30pm [doors] – 11:30pm

Our outdoor Kiosk is open from 11am

Tickets: £3 + fee

From the Creative Computing Institute, a concert of real time interactions with AI involving cutting edge neural synthesis and feedback instruments. Supported by the Alan Turing Institute.


Creative applications of machine learning, including a series of commissioned musical AI systems that have performed alongside human musicians on BBC national radio and at venues such as the Wellcome Collection in London. He has worked as an electronic musician, releasing solo and collaborative recordings on Warp, Rephlex and Accidental records and touring internationally in Europe, Japan and even Venezuela.


Chris Kiefer is a computer-musician, musical instrument designer and Lecturer in Music Technology at the University of Sussex. As a live coder he performs under the name Luuma. He plays an augmented self-resonating cello as half of improv-duo Feeback Cell, and with the feedback-drone-quartet Brain Dead Ensemble


His work, both individual and collaborative, have been widely exhibited across London, notably at the Royal Festival Hall, and in Dublin, New York and Austria. Mortimer, the robotic drummer he developed during his PhD, has appeared on the BBC’s Christmas Lectures and on Channel Five’s The Gadget Show. He currently makes music using neural networks and his entire teenage music collection.

Mick Grierson

His research explores new approaches to the creation of sounds, images, video and interactions through signal processing, machine learning and information retrieval techniques. Hardware and software based on his research has been widely used by world leading production companies, tech start-ups and artists including the BBC, Channel 4, Massive Attack, Sigur Ros, Christian Marclay, Martin Creed, Jai Paul and many others.