Reader Claude Woodward shared this video, demonstrating his Marvelous MIDI Music Machine – a suite of custom light-up acrylic MIDI controllers – all designed to play different roles. Woodward’s instruments aren’t just fantastical – but are designed to be expressive in ways that go beyond most mass-produced MIDI controllers. Here’s what Woodward has to say… Read More Claude’s Marvelous MIDI Music Machine
The Chromehatic is an unusual hat, one of a series, described as ‘an amalgamation of modernistic headwear design and tangible digital technology.’ Here’s a demo of it in action:
This video captures a performance by Slawomir Zubrzycki on the Viola Organista – an instrument originally designed by Leonardo da Vinci 500 years ago.
If you’ve been looking for a cool MIDI controller, look no further than Sunny Oh and Anna Obikane’s MIDI Hats: The hat is made from wool felt and embedded with steel wool to create pressure sensors used to manipulate sounds clips. The fuzzy, colorful balls control volume and speed. Added mainly for theatricality, the LEDs on the hat,… Read More MIDI Hats – The Latest In Controllerism Chic?
Human Contact Synth was uploaded by: mike19822058
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KORG iELECTRIBE on MANTARAY iPAD GUITAR / DJ FRAME was uploaded by: VJFranzK
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http://vimeo.com/12593222 Karina van Heck’s Body Speaker is a experimental electronic music system that consists of a number of wearable devices that amplify and capture the internal sounds of your body. According to FashioningTechnology’s Syuzi: The device draws the wearer below the surface of his own skin and allows them to investigate and remix the various sounds… Read More Karina van Heck’s Body Speaker
At the 2010 NAMM Show, director Dianna Dilworth presented her documentary Mellodrama, which explores the history of the Mellotron. Featured in the documentary is the extremely rare Birotron, which was a variation on the tape sample idea, but using 8-track tape loops.