Aaron Dolton

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Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures You Can ‘Listen To’ with Reify | Colossal

<p>Since the earliest days of Winamp and other media players with vizualization software that transformed our favorite songs into pulsing animations, …

Dancer Bends Light in Stunning Projection-Mapped Performance

We talked to Adrien M / Claire B about 'Hakanaï,' their live-generated solo dance at BAM.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>Inside a cube fashioned from translucent veils, a dancer takes a visual journey into a 3D space between dreams and reality. <i>Hakanaï</i> is a digital solo performance from …

Cymatics - Science Vs. Music

'Cymatics' is the science of visualizing audio frequencies.<br>All of the experiments are real. Read about how it was made and the science behind the …

An open drawing project

Alchemy has been featured in the May 2010 issue of German design magazine, ‘Page’.<p>A big thank you to Bianca Beuttel for compiling the article, and to …

Robert Henke Performance "Lumière" Was A Sensory Thrill Ride

Henke performed his audio-visual experimental live show, followed by a performance by The Haxan Cloak.<p>This past weekend, computer music composer and all-around experimental artist, Robert Henke, appeared at Brooklyn's Masonic Temple with fellow boundary-pushing electronic experimenter The Haxan …

Björk Cymatics Collaboration

Artist Meara O’Reilly has created a new set of original cymatics images for Björk’s Biophilia release, using bass lines and other sounds from …

Making sound visible through cymatics

Evan Grant demonstrates the science and art of cymatics, a process for making soundwaves visible. Useful for analyzing complex sounds (like dolphin …

What the Hell Is Synesthesia and Why Does Every Musician Seem to Have It?

For Duke Ellington, a D note looked like dark blue burlap while a G was light blue satin. When Pharrell Williams listened to Earth, Wind & Fire as a kid, he saw burgundy or baby blue. For Kanye West, pianos are blue, snares are white, and basslines are dark brown and purple. Orange is a big one for …

Musicians may be most creative 'when not actually playing instrument'

For a musician, it's an elusive question: where to find your muse? How to unlock your creative voice? Well, putting down the instrument and just tapping the furniture or singing badly in the shower might help.<p>New research suggests that musicians may be at their most creative when they are not …

Control Music with Cubes Using Your Fingers: AeroMIDI 3D for Leap Motion

Not just another Theremin or KAOSS-style control. Now you’re playing with cubes. Image courtesy the developer.<p>Cue the Tetris theme, and start playing …

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Lawnmower Man-Style Audiovisuals, in Kinect Experiment, Plus a New Kinect

That window between science fiction and actual interfaces continues to narrow. Here, virtual hands paw at geometric orbs to produce sound, with …

Visual Music

BOOK: Visual Music Masters: Abstract Explorations: History and Contemporary Research Author: Adriano Abbado 2018 Adriano Abbado’s recent …

Visual Music: SketchSynth Lets You Draw an Interface with Marker and Paper, A Brief Drawn-Music History

<i>Today, I’m in London doing a hands-on workshop on visual metaphors for music, and covering various topics filed under “synesthesia” at Music Tech</i> …

Visual Music: Send Audio, MIDI to Live Visuals with GrandVJ 1.5, VST

On Create Digital Motion today, I write about the 1.5 release of ArKaos GrandVJ, the latest version of the popular Mac and Windows VJ tool. The big …

Visual Music: Aaron Koblin and Meyers' Visual Compositions, Eyebeam Call Due Today

<i>This post, by definition, overlaps with the worlds of Create Digital Music and Create Digital Motion, so I’m cross-posting — absolutely not one you</i> …

Visualizations: Visual Music at the Smithsonian

Before VJing, before even TV, turn-of-the-century painters were exploring the connection between music and visuals. The Smithsonian Institute’s …

Livegrabber: Crazy-Easy Sync Between Music, Visuals [Ableton Live + VDMX] - CDM Create Digital Music

Frequently asked question? Maybe incessantly-asked question.<p>Live performers simply want a way to have more intimate relationships between music and …

A Grand Piano of Light, Illuminating Rachmaninoff [Arduino+LEDs] - CDM Create Digital Music

Nail the finger fireworks of a particularly hard Rachmaninoff, and you may well feel like blasts of light are shooting out of the piano. But to give …

Mapping, Further: At Mapping Festival, Artists Blend Musical and Visual Form [Video Round-up] - CDM Create Digital Music

Mapping: it’s kind of everything. It’s the projected image mapped to the surface. It’s pixels mapped to lights. It’s the control layout you use on …

Color and Light: Gestures Manipulate Music, RGB Lights [Ableton + Kinect] - CDM Create Digital Music

In a teaser video just released by Spain’s Things Happen, a silhouetted performer uses arm position to sweep through RGB colors and trigger sound …

Gantz Graf, the Max for Live Plug-in: Reactive-Visualizing Your Tracks - CDM Create Digital Music

Hang about. I may have given away the punchline in the headline, and now there’s not much more to say.<p>“Hey, is there a plug-in out there that I can …