All posts filed under: Sound

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Tangible Color Music Instrument [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 and allows users to manipulate and move translucent, colored plastic pieces over a lit […]

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Pulsate [iPhone, 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 produce a sound. You can create as many circles as you like, adjust the sound […]

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refreq [Sound, openFrameworks, Mac]

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, you can generate the spectral image / bitmap back into music. Likewise, if you load […]

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sir Sampleton [iPhone, 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 on top as well as ability to save configurations and switch on demand. Sir Sampleton […]

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modAxis [Sound, iPhone, iPad, oF]

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’ more intuitively with the use of multi-touch interface. Red Cirlce icon is the first object […]

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Konkreet Performer [iPhone, iPad, 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 interface reconnects the musician’s actions directly with the music. Taking full advantage of the […]

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SuperCollider GUI Design Project [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 any Open Source project and for day to day work an elegant and uniform look […]

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Reactable Mobile [iPhone, iPad, 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 of the Reactable was an installation that featured tangible blocks representing different sound modules that […]

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Spunk [Sound, Mac]

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 container size, the invisible box within which particles react. See movie below. The app is […]

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Seaquence [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 the step-sequencer pattern you create, and other parameters you can tweak including their audio […]

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Sala de Máquinas [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 old modified TVs that react to sound. An electronic oscillator is connected to an open circuit, […]