On instruments.

What makes an instrument fun to play? I think that there are a few qualities that make an instrument fun to play. I love instruments that provide some tactile feedback. In other words, anything that allows me to feel my expressiveness is something I enjoy playing. This is part of why I have such a…

New Noise Machine Proposal

So, I have a completely new proposal for my sound machine, and I am very excited about this. For those of you who know about my artworks and the continual theme I have in creating art, you will have guessed that I want to make a noise machine that relates to food eroticism. Food eroticism…

What makes an instrument fun? – Adam

“What makes an instrument fun to play?” I would say that any instrument that succeeds in mediating some sort of artistic communication from a performer is one that is fun to play. This would include everything from a violin to an Ondes Martenot to pretty much anything else theoretically. What makes an instrument fun to experience…

Noise Machine update

Me: This vocabulary exercise would be so much easier if we could show pictures of sound! John: You’d be pretty fucked if you were a blind music technology student. Me: Wait but you would still be able to hear sound and you could turn pictures into sound and then listen to the visual representation of…

Noise Machine Idea

Noise Smells Good After a week of googling, and finding out that the idea that I could realistically do by the end of this semester is already done by some people, (although not the same) http://www.creativeapplications.net/sound/sonification-and-the-re-performance-of-data-an-interview-with-brian-house/ http://www.creativeapplications.net/sound/the-pirate-cinema-reveals-hidden-activity-of-peer-to-peer-file-sharing/ I’ve decided to further improve another idea I’ve started working on fairly recently and make a noise machine out…

Noise Machine Idea Update- Ziyun

When I try replaying some piece of memory, the colors may not be correct, dialogues are sometimes non-sense, or even just just white noises. Those memories are made of 30% of oblivion, 20% of imagination and alteration, and maybe 50% of truth at the time. The imagination applied to the memory sort of serves sort…

Keith Lafuente Noise Machine: Updated

I want to create a machine that, essentially, creates a dramatic and cinematic soundtrack for the movements of the body; sort of like a real-time foley. Inspired by transformation sequences from popular anime as well as artists like Laetitia Sonami, I want to use noise and sound to transport and transform the body. I am unsure as…