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Biography

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay (Montréal, 1975) is a composer and a performer on bass guitar and sound processing devices, in solo and within various ensembles. Commissioned and performed worldwide, his chamber music is mainly released by the label Empreintes DIGITALes. He is a member of the London-based collective Loop.

He formally studied composition with Michel Tétreault, Marcelle Deschênes, and Jonty Harrison, bass guitar with Jean-Guy Larin, Sylvain Bolduc, and Michel Donato, analysis with Michel Longtin and Stéphane Roy, studio technique with Francis Dhomont, Robert Normandeau, and Jean Piché.

He joined the University of Huddersfield in 2005, where he is now Professor of Composition and Improvisation. He previously worked in popular music as producer and bassist, and has a keen interest for creative coding.

He likes spending time with his family, drinking oolong tea, gazing at dictionaries, reading prose, and taking long walks. As a founding member of the no-tv collective, he does not own a working television set. More information about him, including his next performances and sample of his music, can be found on his personal website.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Electroacoustic and mixed-media composition;
  • Design of, and performance on, electroacoustic instruments;
  • Improvisation Practice;
  • Creative Coding;
  • Video-music and multimedia composition.

Keywords

  • Electroacoustic
  • Mixed-Media Composition
  • Video-Music Composition
  • Improvisation
  • Performance
  • DSP Instrument Design

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Projects 2017 2022

FluCoMa: Fluid Corpus Manipulations

Tremblay, P., Green, O., Roma, G., Harker, A., Clarke, J. & Dufeu, F.

1/09/1731/08/22

Project: ResearchEU Government

Research Output 2005 2018

  • 40 Composition
  • 16 Conference contribution
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Digital or Visual Products

A Javascript Library for Flexible Visualization of Audio Descriptors

Roma, G., Green, O., Xambó, A. & Tremblay, P. A., 19 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 4th Web Audio Conference, WAC-2018. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Visualization
Audio recordings

Improving single-network single-channel separation of musical audio with convolutional layers

Roma, G., Green, O. & Tremblay, P. A., 6 Jun 2018, Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation: 14th International Conference, LVA/ICA 2018, Guildford, UK, July 2–5, 2018, Proceedings. Deville, Y., Gannot, S., Mason, R., Plumbley, M. D. & Ward, D. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 306-315 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS); vol. 10891).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Network architecture
Neural networks
Image classification
Speech recognition
Deep neural networks

Interdisciplinary Research as Musical Experimentation: A case study in musicianly approaches to sound corpora

Green, O., Tremblay, P. A. & Roma, G., 18 Feb 2018, (Accepted/In press) Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Conference: Electroacoustic Music: is it still a form of experimental music?.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interdisciplinary Research
Experimentation
Sound
Composer
Musicians

Stationary/transient audio separation using convolutional autoencoders

Roma, G., Green, O. & Tremblay, P. A., 4 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-18). p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Acoustic waves

Attempts at Stillness

Tremblay, P. A., 29 Nov 2017

Research output: Non-textual formComposition

Open Access
Harmonics
Stillness
Equations
Acousmatic
Causal

Activities 2008 2008

  • 1 Oral presentation

Sound Communication: A Standard Syntax for Inter-Application, Inter-Device And Inter-Player Communication Over OSC

Pierre Tremblay (Speaker), Scott Hewitt (Speaker)
24 Aug 2008

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation