02.08.13 by Jeff

The Seaboard Piano by ROLI

ROLI sensory, elastic and adaptive seaboard piano

This is so cool. ROLI’s new Seaboard Piano allows users to make three-dimensional gestures to control the pitch, volume, and timbre. You should just watch the videos below, it will make more sense!

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08.12.08 by Jeff

Victor Borge

I was flipping through the channels yesterday and I ended up watching a fascinating documentary about Danish pianist (and comedian) Victor Borge. I realised that I had seen many of his routines on television over the years, but it really hit me yesterday just how insanely talented he was.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvUbrbFdJ8g[/youtube]

This is footage of Victor Borge and violinist Anton Kontra improvising during a spontaneous encore. The music suggested for the encore is a selection that Borge had heard but never played before. Incredible! They are like two jazz musicians conversing with their instruments.

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17.09.08 by Jeff

Piano player made of light!

Ryan Cashman takes light drawing one step further. Brilliant animation of piano player made of light! Love the little character. Hopefully down the road there will be enough interest to make some of the monthly projects, video projects. Click more to view Ryan’s video.

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