The best workout songs and playlists for your running pace - jog.fm Otomata 16 Jul 2011 Click on the grid below to add cells, click on cells to change their direction, and press play to listen to your music. Update: Click here to get Otomata for your iPhone / iPod / iPad! Official facebook page: Also this reddit page has many examples: And there is a subreddit for Otomata: Otomata is a generative sequencer. Each alive cell has 4 states: Up, right, down, left. at each cycle, the cells move themselves in the direction of their internal states. This set of rules produces chaotic results in some settings, therefore you can end up with never repeating, gradually evolving sequences. If you encounter something you like, just press “Copy Piece Link” and save it somewhere, or better, share it! Here is something from me to start with: And here is an action video: Here are replies to some common questions: Q: MIDI Output?
Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now This week's curator: Chuck P, DJ for KCRW. Every two weeks, titans of the mediasphere give Nerve their music recommendations. This week: DJ Chuck P, of KCRW, whom you can join on his continuous search for what’s next on KCRW’s Music Blog. 1) High Highs, High Highs High Highs, from Brooklyn by way of Sydney, make music that’s light, airy, and easy to listen to. They remind me of what I love about both Tunng and the quieter moments from Blitzen Trapper, without sounding like either of those bands. Listen: Horses 2) Cough Cool, Clausen Despite being named after a Misfits song (they do an excellent cover of “Some Kinda Hate”), Cough Cool generally sounds nothing like the New Jersey hardcore pioneers. Listen: Suckers 3) Gauntlet Hair, Gauntlet Hair Tropicalia meets Animal Collective. Listen: Top Bunk 4) Zola Jesus, Conatus Zola Jesus (Nika Roza Danilova) puts her best instrument up front: her voice. Listen: Seekir 5) Yellow Ostrich, The Mistress Listen: Whale
Flowmi Audiogalaxy - Your Music. Your Playlists. Hit Play from Anywhere. Touch of Evil: Cinematic Villainy From the Year’s Best Performers - Interactive Feature Producers: Joanna Milter, Kathy Ryan and Arem Duplessis/The New York Times Magazine. Prager studio manager: Erin Thompson. Associate Editor/DIT: Alexandra Mulcahy/Bunker Media. Qtake Operator: Paola Andrea Ochoa/Bunker Media. Steadicam Operator: Michael Alba. Interface Design: Meghan Louttit, John Niedermeyer and Hilary Greenbaum/The New York Times Lighting Design: Christopher Bisagni (Chastain, Clooney, Davis, Dujardin, Dunst, Gosling, Mara, Oduye, Oldman, Shannon, Wasikowska); Joe Foley (Close); Len Levine (Pitt). Camera crew (video): David Araki, Jeffrey Baker, Miguel Benavides, Bill Buckingham, Alexander Hankoff, Derek Nelson, Dave Rottenberg, Sean Ruggeri, Basil Smith, Deepak Whitesides, Anna Yusim. Camera crew (photographs): Sean Garrison, Andrew Hanson, Marvin Orellana, Tyler William Parker, Jochem Sanders, John Shin. Painting of Ryan Gosling (video): Vanessa Prager. Stand-ins: Svetlana Bezinyan, Sean Garrison, Niko Noir. Interns: Ashley Campbell, Kelsi Schmeideke.
alonetone, a damn fine home for musicians The Water Rippled Table The elegant “Ripple Effect Tea Table” was designed by Jeonghwa Seo and Hanna Chung. It was made with ash, plywood, earthen ware, and pure water. Notes about the product design (from Seo and Chung’s website): [...] The tea table attempts to deliver an interface for analyzing the way of considering cultural differences in psychological level through the process of design and form. Photos © Jeonghwa Seo and Hanna Chung Link via Toxel
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