pulse – Milan Design Week 2019

Published on Apr 4, 2019 Yamaha Corporation

“We will be exhibiting displays themed around the keyword “pulse” at Milan Design Week 2019, the largest design event in the world.
*April 9 (Tue) to 14 (Sun)”

Wish I could say there’s a wall of synth for you, but it appears to be a piano. The Piano Fortissimo.

Gemini 6B Performance

Published on Mar 27, 2019 Mickey Delp

“Live performance on Mickey Delp’s Gemini 6B interactive light and music installation. Recorded at Hopscotch Light & Sound, March 22, 2019. Performers are Ben Scheffler, Bradford Kinney, Thomas Echols, and Mickey Delp.”

COMPOSE | DECOMPOSE Conversation: Eleanor Annand + Make Noise Featuring Synthesizer for Two Coasts

via Penland Gallery

Mixed-media sculpture and sound installations
March 26 – May 12, 2019
Reception: Saturday March 30, 4:40-6:30PM | Make Noise modular synthesizer performances by Walker Farrell, Meg Mulhearn, and Jake Pugh

“For Compose | Decompose, the fourth installment in the Penland Gallery’s Conversation series, Annand proposed showing her work alongside the instruments and music of

SPIEL | performance for prepared mouth

SPIEL | performance for prepared mouth from Peter van Haaften on Vimeo.

Created in Pure Data


Performed by Nien Tzu Weng

Spiel is an in-situ performance for prepared mouth.

​While absorbed in conversation you notice a stranger approaching. With a curious instrument affixed to their face the visitor leans in, and listens. The mouth opens, patterns of

::vtol:: poise→[d]

::vtol:: poise→[d] from ::vtol:: on Vimeo.

“more about – http://vtol.cc/filter/works/Poise-d

Poise→[d] is a hybrid installation that uses chemical and physical reactions to control its behaviour and sound synthesis. The installation consists of the main control unit and three balancing robots. The main control unit has three core systems where the reactions occur, with everything analysed by a

::vtol:: mayak

::vtol:: mayak from ::vtol:: on Vimeo.

more info – http://vtol.cc/filter/works/mayak

“Mayak is an interactive sound installation consisting of four LTE-modems connected to four Wi-Fi routers. The LED responsible for the display of the Wi-Fi-based data transmission from each of the routers is connected to an Arduino board. Arduino analyses the “flashing”, and triggers the synthesizer generating

Resonance Reappearing

Published on Feb 7, 2019 Gordon Monahan

“Resonance Reappearing is a motion-activated sound sculpture. Using Max/MSP software, a continuously changing score is created that draws from a library of prerecorded sounds. These sounds are transmitted through a network of motors and wires creating a vibrating, kinetic audio system that gives physical form to sound.

Four long piano wires are suspended

::vtol:: sonometer

::vtol:: sonometer from ::vtol:: on Vimeo.

A new mechanical sonic creation from ::vtol::

“page – http://vtol.cc/filter/works/sonometer

Sonometer is an automatic sound object (monochord) which changes string pitch (tension) by using an ultra-slow motor. It takes 40 minutes to reach the highest note and 36 minutes to drop it down. Because of extremely low speed, it’s almost impossible to

::vtol:: magnetophone

::vtol:: magnetophone from ::vtol:: on Vimeo.

Interactive sound object/instrument.

“It sometimes happens that first the piece is born, and only after this you suddenly realize what it is about and how it should be used. Last summer (2018) I very quickly produced an interactive algorithmic object for a small exhibition. This object was producing endless aleatoric compositions using rotating

Controlling a modular synth with Kinect

Published on Jan 3, 2019 Andor Polgar

“Controlling a modular synthesizer with a Microsoft Kinect V1 motion sensing device

Visuals: Petra Eros
Coding: Petra Eros
Sound art: Andor Polgar
Video: Andor Polgar”