Tag Archives: web technology

incredibox

French multimedia studio So Far So Good has just released an update to their beatbox mixing site, incredibox.fr, which allows visitors to create a cappella songs from a variety of effects, beats, melodies, choruses and voices via a simple drag and drop interface. Sounds for the project were Continue reading

The Drumlet

The Drumlet is a new virtual drum machine designed to work with Google Chrome. Its intuitive interface gives users the opportunity to create their own drum patterns and loops by utilizing a “Web Audio API” (which basically allows you to build really complex audio applications that function through Continue reading

Engaging Fans With Location Tech

Mashable has recently posted an excellent article on the location-based technologies that musicians have been using to interact with fans. Everything from Arcade Fire’s The Wilderness Downtown to OK Go’s branded GPS exercise with Range Rover. Some of
the newer and more collaborative examples belong to Panic At The Disco who are Continue reading

MUTEK Play

MUTEK is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the future of electronic music and visual performance, and they have just recently launched a very intriguing website called MUTEK Play to help promote their yearly festival in Montreal. Play is very simple
to use – no software or downloads required, just a few seconds of loading time needed Continue reading

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OK Go HTML 5 video

Google seems to enjoy pushing the limits of music videos with its Chrome browser and HTML 5. Benefiting greatly from this marriage of technology are viral video mavens,
OK Go, who have just released an impressive video for All Is Not Lost that uses the techno combo and its characteristic multi-pane presentation. Now in order to view the video as Continue reading

Danger Mouse interactive 3D music video

Producer and songwriter Danger Mouse is most familiar to me through his partnership with The Shins’ James Mercer – a band known as Broken Bells. You may be familiar with a few of his other projects: the infamous Grey Album and Gnarls Barkley. Danger Mouse’s new album, Rome, has spawned the above music video for “3 Dreams of Black” which is Continue reading

Bjork’s Biophilia website

Icelandic singer, songwriter and audio scientist Bjork is about to release the follow-up
to 2007′sĀ Volta. EntitledĀ Biophilia, the new album is more or less a music project full
of several innovative elements that take Bjork’s music in multiple new directions. The Biophilia website is apparently just the beginning as the new album will be released as Continue reading

Manchester Orchestra puzzle release

Manchester Orchestra is an indie rock band from Atlanta and they are just about to release their third album, Simple Math, on May 10th. Band member Chris Freeman feels its no longer a matter of “if” your new album is leaked online, but “when.” So in an effort to stay one step ahead of the assumed leakage, the band has just began streaming its new album Continue reading

Pete Philly website

Profiled earlier this week on The Fwa, PetePhilly.com is an entertaining combination of unique hip hop, high resolution slow-motion video and social media. The site was created to help launch an album’s worth of new material – every week for 14 weeks, a new track and slow-motion video will be released through the site. Digital agency, Momkai, worked Continue reading