Radius music::Dave Young aka henderson, Radius Music combines ideas of cartography and graphic scores as a means to produce sound. The device is an autonomous revolving machine that reads a distance value in real-time between itself and another object. As the machine slowly rotates and scans the room, it takes this radial distance and outputs it as a relative sonic frequency and a corresponding...
::Golan Levin Scrapple (2005) is a sequencer. An audiovisual installation in which everyday objects placed on a table are interpreted as sound-producing marks in an “active score.” The Scrapple system scans a table surface as if it were a kind of music notation, producing music in real-time from any objects lying there. The 3-meter long table produces a 4-second audio loop, allowing...
Ursonography (2005)::Jaap Blonk and Golan Levin Is an audiovisual interpretation of Kurt Schwitters’ poem “Ursonate” , a masterpiece of 20th Century concrete poetry in which speech is reduced to its most abstract and musical elements. With the help of computer-based speech recognition and score-following technologies, projected subtitles are tightly locked to the timing and timbre...