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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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04/08/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Circlo is an experimental clock with generative ambient music. The soundtrack by Hannu Kuosmanen changes depending on what time of day it is while the circles on the screen pulsate gently. The music is at its calmest around 1 am/pm, ...
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19/07/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Biophilia is an iPhone/iPad release of Björk's latest album created in collaboration with Scott Snibbe and her longtime design collaborators M/M (Paris). Comprising a suite of musical pieces and interactive artworks, Biophilia is released as ten in-app download experiences that ...
    pixelwave02x

14/07/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

From the creator of SunVox and a number of other very interesting apps for the iOS platform, Alexander Zolotov, comes an old school pixel experimental synth for both iPhone and iPad. The app includes multitouch arpeggiator and it is possible to draw waveform and play ...
    field01x

11/07/2011 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Rainer Kohlberger with sound by Wilm Thoben, field is an abstract audiovisual app that uses realtime camera feed as input. Brightness, saturation and color are interpreted, and translated into a constructed grid. The realtime image triggers different sounds as you ...
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08/07/2011 / Android, Sound

Android 7" tablet optimised album release from Precocious Mouse and friends, this app created by Caleb Wood, a musician working in London, combines sounds, generative visuals and photography accompanying each audio track. The text is supplied by invited artists, musicians, and composers. The ...
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27/06/2011 / Processing, Sound

Peter Kernel asked Andreas Gysin to build an interactive video for their upcoming album. The result, and although unfinished and missing some of the elements Andreas originally planned for, is a wonderful play of particles, typography, music and interaction. Andreas writes on his blog: It ...
    Simon Geilfus & Murcof / MUTEK 2011

20/06/2011 / Events, Sound

[AntiVJ's Simon Geilfus and Murcof at A/Visions 2 / photo: basic_sounds] Having just completed its twelfth run, Montreal's MUTEK festival continues to cultivate the the substantial niche it has carved out for itself on the global media arts circuit. In addition ...
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20/06/2011 / iPhone, Sound

CamBox is an iPhone app by Billaboop which allows you to create beatbox clips using iPhone's built in video camera. Each sound you make triggers the recording of a short video sequence, which is stored into a box. You can then ...
    workshopx
Earlier this year we have been thinking about the concept of "curated workshops", an opportunity to bring people together to work for a very short period of time and share their creations. These would include setting up a team, inviting few high ...
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15/06/2011 / Arduino, Sound

Muze is the latest creation of Teaugue Labs, a collective operating alongside Teague, a long established industrial design agency and a name behind products for companies such as samsung and microsoft. The device itself is a musical instrument that 'plays with ...
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23/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Sound

On Fifth Avenue, a listening wall has jacks built in, so passersby can plug in earphones and listen to street activity translated into music. Sensors built into the wall detect movement, proximity, temperature, weather, cell phone activity, noise, color and ...
    hexagrama02x

13/05/2011 / Sound, vvvv

Created by Lasal, graphic programmer, designer, VJ and computer artist based in Berlin, Hexagrama explores the quality of time and how the geometrical coincidences change our perception of the musical composition. Running in realtime, Hexagrama was created using vvvv with midi data send to ...
    lsd06x

12/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Other, Sound

If you liked the 'Extending the Touchscreen' project by Michael Knuepfel here are a few experiments by Benjamin Gaulon using displays to convert light to sound waves. He writes: Research and recent innovations have led to an amazing increase of types and uses ...
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08/05/2011 / Sound, vvvv

Created by Abstract Birds and Quayola, Partitura is a custom software for creating realtime graphics aimed at visualising sound. The term “Partitura” (score) implies a connection with music, and this metaphor is the main focus of the project. The main characteristic ...
    OscilloScoop-00

03/05/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Created by Scott Snibbe and Graham McDermott and designed by Lukas Girling, "OscilloScoop" is a culmination of about 15 years' effort trying to create musical creation tools that is more like a video game. The process began back in the 90's ...
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03/05/2011 / Games, iPad, Sound

Created by Anthony Mattox, Pulsus for iPad is a game in which players must solve puzzles by arranging objects in order to move particles from an emitter into goal points. The game is in part about solving puzzles, but also about exploring and ...
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30/04/2011 / iPhone, Processing, Sound

The KAIST Mobile Phone Orchestra (KAMPO) aims to explore the potential of mobile media for music and media art. In addition to suggesting new and innovative mobile performance paradigms through concerts, KAMPO conducts active research/education in music and mobile media ...
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Bla Bla Bla is a sound reactive application for iPhone and iPad created by the students at the design department of IUAV of Venice and later at the ISIA of Urbino. This app is a little selection of an exercise called “Parametric Mask” ...
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25/04/2011 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

NodeBeat is a generative music app for the iPhone and iPad in the style of apps like Bloom. In it, gently drifting nodes interact with pulsing triggers producing minimal soundscapes. It offers several options to tailor the parameters of the ...
    barcodas04

18/04/2011 / iPhone, Sound

Leo van der Veen, the name behind c74, an iPhone app that let’s you connect your device with Cycling ’74′s Max/MSP 5, has just published a new app that allows you to scan any barcode and produce melodies from them. ...
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06/04/2011 / Other, Sound

Super Pikix is a free VJ software for the portable console Caanoo created by Piklipita, duo of visual artists based in London, UK & Wroclaw, Poland. The Caanoo is an open-source, Linux-based handheld video game console and media player (wikipedia) priced at about US ...
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05/04/2011 / Flash, Processing, Sound

Created by Didier Brun and Sid Lee for Adidas to help them promote the release of their sneaker collection MEGA, the team created a system that would allow dancers to create their own beat or music with their shoes. Although somewhat ...
    konkreet010

08/02/2011 / iPad, Sound

Konkreet Performer is an OSC music control and performance instrument created by Berlin based Konkreet Labs collective. Instead of faders and knobs, Performer allows you to remotely operate music or visual software on your computer, using interactive visualisations. Any software that allows ...
    Goethe Institut Barcelona Sebastian Neitch

06/02/2011 / Sound, vvvv

"Goethe Institut Barcelona" is the latest work by Sebastian Neitsch. The project consits in a simple audio-reactive installation in the entrance hall of the Goethe Institute in Barcelona. A microphone hanging from the ceiling picks up sound which gets transformed ...
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28/01/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

www is the latest iPhone application by Kazuyuki Okamoto (OKAHON), the name behind NNN Mono, Powon and iOSC, experimental sound applications for the iOS platforms. www is a new step, creating an abstract sound toy using strings/waves analogy as a core ...
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27/01/2011 / Objects, Sound

Created at the workshop with product designer and electronic music composer Yuri Suzuki, the following objects use the seemingly trite sound of a door bell as its starting point to create and suggest alternatives to the generic sound-scapes of everyday ...
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19/01/2011 / openFrameworks, Sound

Presented at the last month's ImageRama in Kyushu University (Fukuoka/Japan), Dial is the latest application/project by Hiroshi Matoba, the creator of Overbug, processing based graphical sound sequencer we wrote about few months back. In the video below Hiroshi Matoba and Nobu Furuta demo ...
    runxt01

01/01/2011 / iPhone, Sound

RUNXT LIFE is a generative music application created for iPhone based on the cellular automaton theory “Conway’s Game of Life” by John Horton Conway. The ‘game’ is a zero-player game, meaning that its evolution is determined by its initial state, requiring ...
    Ryoji Ikeda1

31/12/2010 / Profile, Sound

Japan's leading electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda focuses on the minutiae of ultrasonics, frequencies and the essential characteristics of sound itself. His work exploits sound's physical property, its causality with human perception and mathematical dianoia as music, time and space. ...
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12/12/2010 / openFrameworks, Sound

Looking at the interaction between rhythm and technology, thesis project by Ryan Raffa uses tangible, audio-visual interactions to illustrate how physical and representative objects translate, transmit, and are encoded with rhythm. This prototype moves my “radar player” out into physical space ...
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