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Remixing the Environment: Climate Change, Rhythm Science, and DJ Spooky’s Digging in the Landscape  

Kate Galloway

Online publication date:
Oct 2018

...were displayed in gallery exhibits and published in The Book of Ice . Image Courtesy of Paul D. Miller. Sonification and Digging in the Landscape The creative processes described previously are based in a certain notion of translation , where various forms of nonaural data are morphed into musical sound. This process has been referred to as sonification . According to the introduction to The Sonification Handbook , sonification is “the technique of rendering sound in response to data” ( Hermann, Hunt, and Neuhoff 2011 , 1). The term is used to describe...

The Body as Musical Instrument  

Atau Tanaka and Marco Donnarumma

Online publication date:
Jul 2018

...one of the loudspeakers. This creates a multilayered sound where disparate sonic forms can be precisely shaped by coordinating and fine-tuning whole-body gestures that address one or more DSP stages at once. The interplay between instrument and performer relies not only on the MMG sonification but also on strategies of interaction that include extracting expressive features from the muscle sounds, mapping dynamically those features to DSP parameters, and composing the piece sections in real time using neural networks. The MMG sensors on the forearms are analyzed for ...

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