Sometimes it’s nice to get something out of my head and on to a page. Whether it’s music or an idea. It’s fantastic when something works, but also rather fun when it doesn’t.
AUTO-COMPOSING MUSIC FOR ROLLER COASTERS
Using sensors on a smart phone, it’s possible to customise a soundtrack based entirely on location, speed and angular velocity. I love the idea that we can create new experiences each time.
BBC R&D ‘HUMAN TAG CLOUD’
Here’s the plan…
…We built it!
BASS SUITS These are on napkins, during a lunch with a picture editor friend
MULTI SENSORY SYMPHONY
Musical Performances could appeal to more than ears and eyes with a little bit of thought!
The Humming Engine: device that gives non-musicians a sense of how it feels to play in a quartet. Feel like a virtuoso with little-to-no training. Click image to go to BBC Website
Democratic Dance Music: What if the audience could help the DJ decide when the bass should drop? Can we derive a dance anthem from data? Click to watch what happened…
different ways to increase content absorption when there is limited time available. This was in 2014. Five years later, the BBC have started to publicise experiments in Object-Based Programming.
Creating a device that translates sound in real time so I can live-compose a performance based on the ambient environment.
SYNAESTHESIA AND WHAT TO DO WITH IT