In the recent months Mark Wheeler has been working on a series of visual sound experiments by creating openFrameworks apps that you can ‘play’ visually, generating animations from MIDI data….
Beat Blox is a graduation project by Per Holmquist from Beckmans College of Design in Sweden. The project includes a music machine which allows anyone to create and experiment with music, in a playful and tangible way. The installation includes three turntables, all with built in Arduino, midishield and a total of 15 digital distance sensors. As the user adds a block […]
Hit The Beat is a physical drum machine that can play *anything*, making it possible for everyday objects to become musical instruments.
The Oplab musical experiment board allows you to interconnect virtually any electronic musical instruments and music software. It removes the hassle with one box for MIDI and another for CV or a third for USB.
Constructed by Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon within San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) new exhibition series Control: Technology in Culture, It Only Happens All of the Time is an installation that shapes sound, movement, and perception.
12 is a sound machine comprised of 12 custom built music boxes with specially tuned lamellae controlled by on/off switches and knobs.
Contact is an acoustic research project that turns any hard surface into an interface. The installation uses contact microphones, passive sonar and waveform analysis to recognise information of touches, ie where a surface has been hit or how a hand has made contact.
Ototo is an initiative by London based Dentaku to bring the all-in-one musical invention kit to everyone. The kit allows you to make an instrument any way you want. Please support this project on Kickstarter!
Inspired by acupuncture, this sculptural instrument is designed to control sound elements in real time by fixing specific pins into a spinning disk.
Coralie Gourguechon is a designer and a paper electronics maker. Hi projects aim to to demystify electronics by simplifying the execution of simple circuits in a graphical way and using paper.
Developed by the italian interaction designer at Fabrica, Angelo Semeraro, ‘Sadly by your side’ is a music album where each song can be endlessly transformed depending on the images you focus on with your camera.
The Well–Sequenced Synthesizer is a series of sequencers created by Luisa Pereira at ITP — physical interfaces to play with musical rules.