The second video is from a "silent rave" where each participant is given a set of wireless headphones, and they are able to change the music they are hearing to different genres. The actual room is mostly quiet, because there is no music playing in the room. I'm not especially interested in throwing a silent rave in the Davis studio, but I am really interested in exploring the concept that everyone in the room is hearing a different thing, and goes home with a completely different experience of the event. Here's the video:
Friday, January 12, 2018
2 Videos- Ben Balas
Hey all! I have a couple videos to share with you this week. The first is from a club I am involved with, called Project Music. The mission of this club is to design and build experimental musical instruments, like our current project, a bicycle-powered Hurdy-Gurdy. The video I am showing you is from last year's project, an electric violin. Built out of acrylic, the effects are processed onboard using a raspberry pi. There is also a gyroscopic sensor that controls the amount of distortion applied, based on the angle the violinist is playing at.