As part of the 2014 Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo, the Sushi Sequencer was created, ‘celebrating Japan’s many artistic practices’. The Sushi Sequencer brings together two of them: Sushi and music technology.
Here’s what they have to say about the Sushi Sequencer:
The idea was to make a sushi conveyor belt a playable sequencer. While the results in the video are tongue-in-cheek, the technology behind it is anything but:
Helped along by a team from Native Instruments, both Just Blaze and TOKiMONSTA synced music to colored plates on the conveyor belt, making for one of the world’s most delicious music-making machines ever created.
See the RBMA site for more info.
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Interesting, quirky and imaginative. Environment turned into musical instrument becomes performance piece with the audience inside it. On a side note, though it’s so much more common now, but I will always remember the strange oddness of Stephen Wright telling us about his new girlfriend who was a beautiful blonde haired Chinese girl.