Free Ableton Live Halloween Download From Francis Preve

the-hauntingWriter/producer Francis Prève has shared a free Ableton Live soundscape set – created entirely using FM synthesis with Operator.

Prève’s goal was to create a realistic Halloween-inspired soundscape as accurately as possible using synthesis – in this case, Ableton’s Operator soft synth – so that the result is a virtual environment that sounds real, but was created entirely in Live.

Here’a an audio preview: Continue reading

Installation Turns Bitcoin Exchange To Music

Laboratoria Art & Science Space in Moscow is hosting an instrumental installation, Silk, which generates sound based according to the real-time changes in the market activities related to cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Litecoin.

The artist, ::vtol:: explains how the installation works:

[The] constantly changing currency rate of of Bitcoin against major world currencies is influencing the strain of strings in installation and the way the picks are hitting them. The robotic system of the artwork is directed by a computer algorithm: influenced by dynamic changes of data, the installation sounds like a complex sound instrument.

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WiFo ‘RemoFinger’ Lets You Control Your iPad With Your Feet


At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, WiFo was showing one of the more unusual introductions for the show, the RemoFinger ‘remote finger’ touchscreen foot controller.

The RemoFinger is a wireless foot controller that’s designed to let you control any touchscreen application – not just ones that have MIDI support.

Here’s an overview from WiFo CEO, Casey Kyung: Continue reading

The Human Harp Transforms Suspension Bridges Into Instruments


The Human Harp, a global multi-media project founded by Di Mainstone, explores the idea of attaching controls to suspension cables, making it possible to ‘play’ a bridge as an electro-acoustic instrument.

Here’s an example, recorded at Bristol’s Clifton Suspension Bridge: Continue reading