Cicadas is a sound art project, created by Berlin-based musician/sound artist Bob Meanza, that explores the idea of creating artificial ambient soundscapes with robotic insects. The project is based on small, battery-powered ‘insects’, which are built using programmed AVR microcontrollers and sound emitting components (relays, piezos, buzzers…).
“SIDDHARTHA” BY HERMAN HESSE, WITH MUSICAL INTERPRETATION BY WILLIAM CORGAN was uploaded by: montelds
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James Murphy, late of LCD Soundsystem, hates the sound the NYC subway turnstiles make when a Metro pass is swiped through them. “They make this unpleasant beep and are all slightly out of tune from one another,” Murphy said, in an interview in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. Murphy wants to turn the daily routine of… Read More James Murphy & The ‘Subway Symphony’
Sunday Synth Jam: This video documents the Cryophone – a electronic music installation by Moscow media-artist Dmitry Morozov, aka Vtol.
Artists Mathew Kneebone and Yuri Suzuki created the project 6 Rubens Tubes Visualizer – a sort of steampunk music visualizer that uses wave flame tubes to use musical waves to modulate flames: the antique physics equipment consisting of wave flame tubes or simple flame tubes has been reconfigured by the two designers to dance in time… Read More Steampunk Music Visualizer Dances To ‘Baroque Hoedown’
Esquemáticos is a series of works that link hand-made embroidering with the symbolic representation of analogue circuit diagrams. The project is an exhibition of large schematic drawings that have been hand-sewn with a conductive thread and electronic components. The embroidered illustrations of the circuits are fully functional and can be operated by the public.
Kyle McDonald captured this video of a hack of Byeong Sam Jeon’s telematic drum circle: I got a little bored with re-aligning switches for the pneumatics and resetting various modules, so I dug through Byeong Sam’s code. Since it was just 16 serial ports, each at 9600 baud receiving characters ‘1’ through ‘9’ for velocity, I wrote… Read More Telematic Drum Circle