All posts tagged: music

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MUTEK – Celebrating 16 Years of Digital Creativity

MUTEK Montreal returns with another dynamic edition. As was the case last year, we’ll be doing live interviews with some of the featured audiovisual artists within the festival’s daytime program—join us! A showcase of ‘the state of the art’ in chic house, techno, and dynamic audiovisual performance, the 16th edition of Montréal’s MUTEK festival takes […]

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Universal Everything / Polyfauna v2

Polyfauna, an app-collaboration between Universal Everything,  Thom Yorke, Stanley Donwood and Nigel Godrich has been updated to V2.  Deeper interaction with the environment happens through touch. You bring life to the world – drawing a stroke creates the initial backbone of a creature, springing to life and drifting off into the wild. — Matt Pyke Read […]

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Beat Blox – Tangible beats by Per Holmquist

Beat Blox is a graduation project by Per Holmquist from Beckmans College of Design in Sweden. The project includes a music machine which allows anyone to create and experiment with music, in a playful and tangible way. The installation includes three turntables, all with built in Arduino, midishield and a total of 15 digital distance sensors. As the user adds a block […]

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Cloud Piano (2014) by David Bowen

Cloud Piano plays the keys of a piano based on the movements and shapes of the clouds. A camera pointed at the sky captures video of the clouds. MaxMSP patch uses the video of the clouds in real-time to drive a robotic device that presses the corresponding keys on the piano.