Avert your eyes. David OReilly has a new animation.
This video shows part of a longer incoming installation, which explores the relationship between 2 harmonic waves in different graphical/musical ways.
Programmed in VVVV.
Vinyl will always hold a special place in my heart. So it’s nice to see people doing interesting things with the magic plates.
Linyl are discs of light drawn from photos of past experiences that can be played on a special record player to create an ambience. They are inspired by our nostalgia for a time when the experience of music was slower and more environmental.
Analogue Vinyl Sampling
Experimental analog sampling with modified vinyls. Sectors from a vinyl record are cut and replaced by pieces with exact shape from other records. When played in a vinyl player the needle follows the grooves from both sectors creating sampled tunes or loops.
Microsoft funds an iPad app that generates narrative outlines, and you have to fill in the blanks.
An ambient display that paints a visual memory of time in an never-ending loop. Lovely.
3175 radioactive isotopes that you can listen and make music with. Highly addictive.
Sorry about the lack of updates. Work is taking up most of my time at the moment, but here’s some stuff I liked recently. Will try and share more of this kind of stuff in the future. Sound like a plan?
The first ad in the first break of the new series of X-Factor was this ad for Google Chrome, featuring youth site SBTV, and its founder Jamal Edwards. Inspiring da yoots. Excellent work.
DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Hollywood Megamercial
Gynkhama is back, this time he’s tearing around on the backlots of Universal Studios, California.
A virtual drumkit which syncs the sound of any object to high quality drum samples of your choice. /via Ad Bright
DragonTape HTML5 Mixmaker
Dragontape is an easy to use HTML5 video & sound editor that enables anyone to create mixtape playlists (up to 3 hours long) from YouTube and SoundCloud clips. /via Rubbishcorp
Nike+ City Runs
An installation for Nike retail stores which visualized a year’s worth of runs from the Nike+ website. Made with OpenFrameworks.
MIT Media Lab’s Brilliant New Logo Has 40,000 Permutations
The algorithm can create 40,000 logo shapes in 12 different colour combinations, providing the Media Lab an estimated 25 years’ worth of personalised business cards.
Watch YouTube With Friends
Possibly the most interesting recent Google+ feature is a new button on YouTube that lets you start a hang out with friends around a video you’re watching.
Wearable Electronic Sensors Stick Like Temporary Tattoos, Present Endless Possiblities
A team of researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign have developed small electronic devices that can be worn on the skin.
Couple of interesting projects from Toyota and B-Reel using Mind Control. Muwhahahah.
What would a Prius look like if it were a bike instead of a car? Really nice project by @Toyota, @SaatchiLA, @Deeplocal, and @parlee_z1
B-Reel UK creative director Riccardo Giraldi took this idea and made it a reality, using a Scalextric car, the Arduino electronics platform and a Mindwave headset from Neurosky.
Lovely example of video’s power to tell a story and send a message – particularly when embellished visually.