So is this the future, or a stopgap measure? Do we prefer the “Sims” style polygon abstractions over photorealistic video of performers, or does the cartoony style simply make the inevitable lag acceptable? You be the judge.
New song by yours truly. Uses lots of samples from around the place – different bell effects, and a vocal that will hopefully remind some of you of Aphex Twin’s Windowlicker. Enjoy!
Monome’s 40h … um … device. It looks to be a button grid of LED lights that also has some sort of tilt sensor. Be sure to watch the video for what was sure to be a whole lot of custom programming to make the thing work.
Link from create digital motion. Absolutely amazing reactive piece using the new GLSL in 10.5’s Quartz Composer.
This is required reading to anyone wanting insight into the current *musical* state of the recording industry. link
Choice quote: “With all the technical innovation, music sounds worse,” says Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen, who has made what are considered some of the best-sounding records of all time. “God is in the details. But there are no details anymore.”