Laurie Anderson, in video, on the stories behind her custom-built instruments

A violin can be totally transformed – and the performance with it – from ice skates to neon instruments to ventriloquists’ dummies. Laurie Anderson in this film talks about her many ingenious instrumental inventions.

Movements to music, as Instruments of Things goes live on Kickstarter with sensor system

Next-generation wireless and motion-sensing technologies – they’re in your smartphone already, but they’re finally coming in usable form to your music rig. And that means new possibilities for using movement as an input.

In Fracture Space software instrument, a 3D playground of sonic fragments for $12

Somewhere at the border of granular synthesis, 3D immersion, and game engines, the Fracture Space team have built a compelling looking new instrument.

Peter Kirn - April 1, 2021

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