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29/05/2014 / Arduino, Sound

Created by Lorenzo Bravi, Hit The Beat is a physical drum machine that can play anything, making it possible for everyday objects to become musical instruments. The setup includes a collection of box like objects with solenoid actuators built in, and ...
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22/08/2013 / Objects, Sound

Scottish artist and filmmaker James Houston has been toying with the idea of recreating music using old computer hardware for some years now - much before the HP ad, utilising dead media as an instrument, picking out recognisable sounds these ...
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17/07/2013 / Processing

Created by Vladimir V. Kuchinov, The Generative Gatsby: Jazzed Up Typography is a book  that highlights the furious rhythms of the jazz era, altering prose to a new typographic frontier and transforming the final outcome to an encyclopaedia of dance styles of ...
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25/01/2013 / vvvv

Cyclotone (A Cyclotron for sound) is a new audio-visual piece created by Paul Prudence and produced in the latter part of 2012 in anticipation of performances for various festivals and events including Scopitone Festival [Nantes, France],  The RedBull Music Academy's 'Cymatics, ...
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10/01/2013 / Arduino

Created by Viktor Jan, Beatoven gives the users a chance to create music through a "cooking" experience - Mixing sounds as if they were ingredients and playing with the revolving buttons on the stove as if they were to adjust the ...
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McLaren approached MarshmallowLaserFeast for a teaser for the launch of their new car, the P12. Initially the job revolved around projection mapping, to project on (a model of) the car, something the MLF team wanted to avoid. Working directly with the ...
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30/05/2012 / Environment

Caten (2012) is the latest kinetic sound installation by David Letellier, Berlin-based sound artist, audio-visual performer and CAN regular. Site-specific to Chapelle du vieux St-Sauveur, a 12th century Gothic chapel in Caen (FR), Letellier sculpted a delicate veil of 300 ...
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27/09/2011 / Quarz Composer, Sound

Created by Émile Sacré, Kulbuto is an installation and an instrument, exploring possibilities of non-uniform compositions by both visualising what is being created and using the visual content as the driving force behind the rhythmic cycles. The formal outcome of Kulbuto is based ...
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15/08/2011 / vvvv

Parhelia by Paul Prudence is a real-time A-V performance piece where sample based mechanical sounds are used orchestrate a family of concentric forms in space. The vvvv scenes suggest the workings of a imaginary machine where its component parts, or 'gears' ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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28/03/2011 / Games, openFrameworks

A small LAN party in a warehouse in Pittsburgh is staged. Gamers actions (jumps, kills, bullets, grenades, etc) are transposed into a graphical score for a percussion ensemble to play back in realtime. OSC out of Source Game engine >> Ableton ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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02/11/2010 / iPad, iPhone, 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 ...
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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 ...
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12/02/2010 / vvvv

Clavilux 2000 is the latest project by Jonas Friedemann Heuer who we already mentioned in the post about Noteput [vvvv], an interactive music table with tangible notes. Clavilux 2000 is an interactive instrument for generative music visualization created using the ...