Links for March 12, 2016

Massive Attack’s New App Generates Unique Remixes Based on Your Environment

To create the experience, Thomas and Del Naja used studio masters of the new Massive Attack tracks and broke them down into minimalist fragments. In the app, these tracks evolve in accordance with personal and environmental factors picked up from the user’s movement, camera images, times of day and location—as well as biometric signals such as your heartbeat—in the iPhone and Apple Watch.

Using Bass as a Production Method

Sound designer Ricky van Broekhoven and Eindhoven I.D. grad Olivier van Herpt have exploited this phenomena by connecting a speaker rig to a 3D printer; by playing music during the printing process, they can create objects that have the sound visibly captured within the striations, creating patterns and textures that combine the organic with the technological.

Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)