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Sound

    runxt01

01/01/2011 / iOS, 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. ...
    tancolor00

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 ...
    pulsate00

12/12/2010 / iOS, Sound

Created by the team behind Audio Tool, Pulsate is a sound toy, an instrument which uses pulse as a way to create sound. Tapping on the screen creates circles which grows in scale. When two or more circles touch, they ...
    gui_screen00

01/12/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Daniel Feles, refreq is a customisable music player. You can load music files into refreq, but also images (bitmaps, imgs, pngs). When you load a song, first the program analyzes the track, then it draws its frequency spectrum. After tracking, ...
    sampleton00

01/12/2010 / iOS, Sound

Artist Paul Slocum, inspired by keyboards of the 80's like Casio SK-1 and Yamaha, created Sampleton, an iPhone application that allows you to sample sounds and play them on the keyboard. In addition, a number of tempos are available to work ...
    modaxis04

21/11/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by on;(do) studio, modAxis is a musical instrument for the iPhone and iPad. By controlling positions of three circles you modulate FM parameters and 'delay' FX. Unlike DAW or typical musical instruments, such as midi keyboard, you can perform transformation of the 'sound' ...
    KONKREET0

02/11/2010 / iOS, Sound

Very first glance at Konkreet Performer iPhone/iPad app by Konkreet Labs, visual OSC controller and visualizer for your DAW / Synth / Drum Machine / Sampler etc. Konkreet Performer is a control instrument for live music performance. Its unique and intuitive multi-touch ...
    supercollider03

01/11/2010 / c++, News, Sound

The SuperCollider development community invites graphic designers and UI specialists to create a unique and elegant look for its GUI controls (buttons, sliders, knobs, etc.)  Visual coherency of the interface elements is essential for making a good first impression for ...
    wiresq01

25/10/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Jonathan Brodsky, Wiresq is an iPhone sound sequencer app based on Wireworld, a cellular automata. Compared with the game of life, drawing a memory circuit is quite easy. As you draw the cells and watch how they behave ...
    reactable_000

08/10/2010 / iOS, Sound

The reactable got it it's start before the iPhone and iPad brought multitouch to the masses. It began as an experiment into new forms of computer interaction, both for music applications and multi-user, multi-touch applications in general. The first iteration ...
    spunk01

03/10/2010 / Mac, Sound

Created by The Strange Agency, Spunk is granular synthesis using a particle system. The app that runs on OSX only for now allows you modify number of active particles, their lifetime, number, gravity and mass. You can also adjust the ...
    seaquence00

30/09/2010 / Flash, Sound

Seaquence is an experimental musical petri-dish created by Ryan Alexander, Gabriel Dunne and Daniel Massey. Adopting a biological metaphor, Seaquence allows you to create and combine musical lifeforms into dynamic compositions. The way each lifeform looks and sounds is determined by ...
    sala01

19/09/2010 / Inspiration, Sound

Created by Daphne Polyzos, Jordi Planas, Miguel Neto and Rodrigo Carvalho, “Sala de Máquinas” (Engine Room) is an audiovisual interactive installation, which intends to reflect on the idea of the reutilization of what we have acknowledged as obsolete...in this case ...
    speakatron00

15/09/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound

Created for Music Hack Day, Speakatron is a Mac application by Marek Bereza which allows you to play sounds using your mouth only. Made with openFrameworks the app uses your webcam to look to see if your mouth is open and ...
    r5h_photo_05

05/09/2010 / Featured, MaxMSP, Sound

Described as "one of the best audiovisual installations and a personal favourite of the prix ars electronica 2010" by Jonas Heuer, the rheo: 5 horizons is work by Ryoichi Kurokawa. The audio/visual piece has just won Golden Nicas prize in the ...
    radarhead01

29/08/2010 / iOS, Sound

Created by Franz Keller aka VJ Franz K, RADARHEAD 19 is a visual sample box allowing you to collect and play different sounds (aliens) by arranging them in the loop field. The radar field affecting the aliens can be repositioned ...
    eyebeam02
This is a collection of work produced at the recent Visual Music Collaborative workshop hosted by Eyebeam this July in NYC. The event was led by Aaron Meyers, in collaboration with Re:Group artist, Aaron Koblin and in creative partnership with Ghostly International. Invited participants were asked ...
    radio00x
In the last tutorial we used an openFrameworks application to control a process running on an Arduino board. In this tutorial we’re going to reverse that and use an Arduino board to control an openFrameworks application that’s playing back music ...
    nanokey01

18/07/2010 / Processing, Sound

Created by Amnon Owed,  this is an experiment using KORG nanoKEY and Processing to create visual interpretation of sound into objects. While a tone is played, all objects originating from that tone grow in size. The strength that is used to tap the ...
    soundhive00

15/07/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

Sound Yeah is the latest application currently in development by Henry Chu, the same name behind Squiggle we mentioned few weeks back. I asked Henry  about the new app and this is what he said: In the beginning I wanted to ...
    sound01

15/07/2010 / openFrameworks, Sound

Just came across these two openFrameworks examples by hutuxian. The first utilises openCV to allow you to 'draw sounds' by drawing objects on paper and let application interpret them as objects in the scene amongst which balls bounce and produce sounds. The second project ...
    metope01

11/07/2010 / openFrameworks, Sound

Created by mokafolio.de aka Matthias Dörfelt,  this is a music video for Metope, entirely programed in c++ and openGL, no other software used. See video below. Matthias writes: it's entirely programed in c++ (openFrameworks) and openGL/GLSL, which has the benefit that you are not ...
    gms_snapshot

19/06/2010 / Mac, Processing, Sound, Windows

For those that may not know I had a pleasure of being invited to speak at the Flashbelt conference that has just ended. Over the next few weeks I will be writing about the great people I got to meet ...
    shapeless00

26/05/2010 / iOS, Sound

Shapeless: The Drum Machine can be looked at two ways - one the one hand, it's a drum machine with 10 different sample kits. On the other hand, it's a new form of interactive album that is just starting to ...
    heartchamberorchestra03

16/05/2010 / MaxMSP, Sound

The Heart Chamber Orchestra - HCO - is an audiovisual performance. The orchestra consists of 12 classical musicians and the artist duo TERMINALBEACH. Using their heartbeats, the musicians control a computer composition and visualization environment. The musical score is generated in real ...
    colorasound01

15/05/2010 / MaxMSP, Sound

Color a Sound is a sound installation by Blair Neal, that invites participants to color on a transparency and hear a corresponding sound. Sound is triggered when it passes a line, observed by MaxMSP software running in the background. Different ...
    circuitsynth00

11/05/2010 / iOS, Sound

Circuit Synth is a very simple and fun modular synthesizer for the iPhone. It allows you to hook up to six modules up in any order. The interface is very easy and friendly and even people not familiar with synthesis ...
    soundbox01

07/05/2010 / Objects, Sound

SoundBlox is a project by Bodo Lensch, Till Bovermann, René Tünnermann and an ongoing research by Tangible Auditory Interfaces exploring audio as a natural affiliate to physical objects. It is based on work, Till Bovermann developed and implemented during his PhD time at Bielefeld ...
    piezopop00

16/04/2010 / iOS, Sound

Piezopop is the latest application for the iPhone and iPod Touch from the nanoloop creator Oliver Wittchow. Compose minimal tunes from simple beeps and send them via e-mail. Fine-control pitch and tempo for microtonal and microrhythmic experiments. Most beautiful thing about Piezopop ...
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