Flashback Friday: Zee Avi performs at PopTech 2009.
Mickey Hart, former drummer for the Grateful Dead, teamed up with Nobel Prize-winning cosmologist George Smoot to translate universe frequencies into music. They collected light and electromagnetic waves with various radio telescopes and then shifted them up to octaves that humans can hear. The result was a twelve track album released last spring that includes sonification along with “Earth music” as described by Hart, to make the listening experience more enjoyable.
Sound-responsive lasers turn Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring into amazing laser installation. Via psfk
A soothing tune by PopTech 2013 musician, Olivia Chaney.
Monday slump? Blitz the Ambassador will help.
Violin virtuoso Adrian Anantawan was born without a right hand. At PopTech 2012, he shares how he is using technology to help the most disabled among us to create music.
Ever seen Makey Makey? We had the inventor, Jay Silver, at PopTech last fall. We found this vid on NPR. Watch J.Viewz use Makey Makey to play a cover of “Teardrop” using fruits and vegetables.