Archive for the ‘Interaction’ Category

Patterns

Posted 23 Feb 2012 — by Matthias
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During the last weekend i played around with an inkpen and photoshop to find a way for my girlfriend to create seamless patterns. The result was astonishing, and i additionally tried to find a way to achieve the same effect here on my website. Finally i succeded, and the result can be seen by just clicking on the patterns.

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A Sound To Go

Posted 21 Feb 2012 — by Matthias
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Once again from my little desktop wonder Waldorf Blofeld. That really neat little synth that looks so good when standing side by side with other stylish stuff on my desk. Maybe i will post a photo of it with the next sound. Meanwhile there is a sound preview to listen to:

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And another one: Instrument for Kontakt!

Posted 14 Feb 2012 — by Matthias
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And here is another sampled instrument for Kontakt sampler. This time i sampled my little Waldorf Blofeld Synthesizer. It is something between a guitar and a string synthesizer overloaded with some distortion:

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Tilt-Shifted New York

Posted 08 Feb 2012 — by Matthias
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“The Sandpit” is a day in the life of New York, seen as miniature. The creator of the video, Sam O’Hare, has won an Ars Electronica Award of Distinction with that video, alongside some other prices on film festivals around the world.

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Flight Assembled Architecture

Posted 30 Jan 2012 — by Matthias
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A quick note before leaving to the mountains: Swiss architects Gramazio & Kohler and Raffaello d’Andrea built a wall with flying robots:

There sure is more to say about, but right now i just think it’s a great example for the adventures of physical computing.

Snail Trail

Posted 18 Jan 2012 — by Matthias
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A great installation, called a “laser sculpture”. It shows, according to the description, a snail that runs through a cultural evolutionary process. Inventing the wheel. Walking. And so on.

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Sound Tuesday – once again

Posted 17 Jan 2012 — by Matthias
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After i missed to post a sound last week, this week there is a new one. Quite simple again, a bouncey tom-bell mixture with a stronge electronic taste.

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3D Marching

Posted 12 Jan 2012 — by Matthias
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German bastler site drehkino.de did a phantastic reinterpretation of flip-book animation. Somewhere between Stop Motion and 3d animation they created this stunning video of a walking figure.

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Almost missed to post a sound

Posted 03 Jan 2012 — by Matthias
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this Tuesday. But not yet, Tuesday is not over. So here it is, this time the preview comes with some Delay and Reverb added, to make it a bit smoother, and because i liked what it did to the sound. Listen!

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Brickwood Instrument

Posted 29 Dec 2011 — by Matthias
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A little christmas present for computer musicians. It’s another quite simple sound, reminds me of knocking on some wooden blocks or bricks. Could be useful for some percussion lines, or for small melodies. Just created a small Demo:

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