What does raw musical potential feel like? A blank canvas where anything is possible. At the Royal Academy of London’s exhibition “Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined,” visitors have discovered the power that lies beneath the surface with Contact – an interactive audio-visual installation by designer, musician and creative coder Felix Faire.
Today’s software instruments sound incredibly lifelike. Unfortunately, our interactions with these “electronic sounds” are often limited by computer interfaces. With my latest project, I’ve been exploring how the Leap Motion Controller can make our interactions with electronic sounds feel more “direct” and intuitive.
Tokyo-based industrial artist Aliceffekt’s album Telekinetic went live this week, and it’s already getting international coverage for how it was made – it’s the first known album release created with the Leap Motion Controller. By translating hand movements and gestures into retro-futuristic sounds, Aliceffekt created the full 20-minute ambient album using the Leap Motion Controller […]