Please disable AdBlock. CAN is an ad-supported site that takes hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars to sustain. Read More.

OUT NOW:
HOLO 1

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!

HOLO is brought to you by the people behind CreativeApplications.Net

Cubie [Java, Mac, Windows]

cubie00

“Cubie” is a software application which uses ideas from puzzle games as interface to provide lap-top music performance. Cubie is basically played by inputting characters by typing. A text sequence input generates a music sequence, and inputting some lines makes polyphony. Clicking on the palette bar on the top-left corner, and change the current text color. Color of the text sequence inputted determine the tone color. Each of the two inputted characters which are contained in different sequences can be connected each other by mouse. When you connect them, you can exchange the flows of each sequence after the connection. You can alsoselect the rows / columns of characters and can rotate them like a rubik’s cube by dragging.

“Cubie” requires Java installed. Check the version of Java installed, and choose the right download here.

Created by a Japanese artist and sound programmer Sadam Fujioka.

(via Zach)

cubie01cubie02

Posted on: 16/09/2009

Posted in: Java, Mac, Windows

Post tags:

    • http://www.facebook.jp/sadmb Sadam Fujioka

      hi :-)

      thx for your nice article about my software.
      it/s a pleasure that you gave me a nice instruction, and i hope some like it and create music with it.

      cheers,

      sadam

    • http://www.facebook.jp/sadmb Sadam Fujioka

      hi :-)

      thx for your nice article about my software.
      it/s a pleasure that you gave me a nice instruction, and i hope some like it and create music with it.

      cheers,

      sadam

    • Pingback: D.O.R.T.H.E. – Creating music from thoughts written in the form of words and sentences @ refresh.in.th