Alinea's mission is to:

Cultivate Informed Creative Research

Alinea provides space, tools, and specialized guidance that foster collaboration and exploration of new interdisciplinary approaches to the arts.

Alinea's current space houses specialized equipment for research involved in creating fixed and interactive electroacoustic music, scoring for film, gaming music, and experimenting with other arts technologies. Only a couple of classes meet in Alinea to ensure the space is left available for researchers and composition students to work on their own projects.

9.1-Channel Studio

A musical evaluation classroom is set with screens and digital gauges
  • Mac Studio
    • M1 Ultra with 20-core CPU, 48-core GPU, 32-core Neural Engine
    • 128GB RAM
    • 2TB storage
  • 9.1 Audio System (Dynaudio BM6A MII and BM14S)
  • (3) Metric Halo ULN-8 with 3D cards (24 total analog i/o)
  • Mackie Control Universal Pro and Control Extender Pro
  • Korg Triton Keyboard
  • Steinway B Piano
  • Hammond C3 Organ
  • Whisper Room (for recording samples)

2-Channel Studio

2-Channel Studio is set up
  • Mac Studio
    • 10-core CPU, 24-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine
    • 64GB RAM
    • 2TB storage
  • 2 Genelec 8030A
  • (1) Metric Halo ULN-8 with 3D card (8 analog i/o)
  • Sennheiser HD 650
  • ARP 2600 analogy synthesizer (restored by Switched On Austin)
  • ElectroComp EML 400/401

Software in Both Studios:

Other hardware:

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