The Circus of Lost Souls: Breakdown of a Narrative Audiovisual Piece, in Max for Live

[vimeo width=”640″ height=”300″][/vimeo] Last week, guest writer Momo proposed a set of semantics and abstraction for making audiovisual collaboration more expressive – starting with ideas as fundamental as describing a kick beat. Now, he returns to show us what he actually means in his work, element by element. -Ed. This is the current version of […]

Senior Living Music Vid: Royksopp as Moody Soundtrack for Short Cinema

RÖYKSOPP at their best, I think, become cinematic and atmospheric, an abstract soundtrack, but always with a sharp sense of wit. So Nils Clauss hits just the right note in his film for “Senior Living,” finding mood and humor. At a time when the signal-to-noise ratio for music videos is often out of control, here, […]

Peter Kirn - February 7, 2011

Vinyl Scratch Animation: Turntable-Controlled, Interactive Cel Animation with Ms. Pinky

Jack Lykins sends us a really amazing video he assembled using Ms. Pinky, the vinyl control system, and its included Maxi-Patch Max/MSP/Jitter patch to control animation interactively. We’ve seen vinyl triggering and controlling video, of course – as on the Serato VIDEO-SL, previously reviewed here. But there’s something about Jack’s style of “narrative” animation on […]

Peter Kirn - April 16, 2009

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