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Next Meeting

JANUARY 26, 2012 12pm

SuperCollider @ CCRMA

Location: 660 Lomita Drive Stanford, CA 94305


--Parking is free at Stanford after 4pm--

A meeting of Bay Area SuperCollider users. Location: CCRMA (Stanford University)


  • Make it a regular meeting of SuperCollider users
  • All levels of expertise welcome
  • Open to Bay Area SC users; space to meet new people
  • Encourage new connections/collaborations, support creative projects
  • Space for sharing & discussion
- present personal projects
- ask questions
- get feedback
- analyze code & learn from it (for example, reverse engineer tweet-long pieces)
- solutions for common problems
  • Build this wiki
  • Frequency of meetings:
  • Plan a performance for a CCRMA Concert (Fall?)

Previous meetings:

October 25, 2011, 5:30pm

October 7, 2011, 5pm

September 30, 2011, 12pm

June 28, 2011, 5pm

June 21, 2011, 5pm

June 13, 2011, 12pm


How to make SuperCollider go "beep":

SuperCollider basic tutorial:

Quick Reference for beginners:

Getting-Started Tutorial (from SuperCollider Online Help)

Adding Quarks

 SwingOSC.default.boot  // wait 5 seconds or so... then
 Quarks.gui  // check out Quarks directory; refresh listing; mark quark(s) for installation; save

Dave Phillips tutorials in the Linux Journal

David Cottle's Tutorial (PDF):

Tour of UGens

Joshua Parmenter's Summer Course: [not working?]

Fedora Project Musicians' Guide SuperCollider:

SuperCollider Tweets Explained

dewdrop intermediate tutorials

Making New SuperCollider Plugins Using Faust

Install on Ubuntu

Follow these instructions:

And if you want to use emacs, you MAY need to do this, depending on your version of Ubuntu: (only needed if you have trouble loading SC help files in emacs)

Other SC Links

Wikipedia page on SuperCollider

Other SuperCollider groups around the world:




New York: