Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver, anyone?
Stuffed, stretched, made to pull faces and turned into furniture, these pictures show what happens when taxidermy either goes very wrong or carried out by people with a rather sick sense of humour:
See more: HERE
Let’s get physical: MR-808 is the first drum robot that reproduces the drum sounds of the 1980s – in the real world:
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Moritz Simon Geist has been playing electronic music for several years now, and at some place was bored of the electronic music production process. With binary logic, everything is possible. So he decided to go back to the roots of sound generation – the physical sound generation.
Moritz ended up replacing all the electronic sounds of a whole drum computer, placed in a 3,3 x 1,7m² case. It makes the “MR-808” – a truly mechanic replica of the famous 1980s electronic drum machine TR-808!
Read on: sonicrobots.com/mr808-eng/
MR-808 – mechanic sound robot (all drums, miced)
A mechanic relay controlled via arduino (bass sound)
Gameboy – Arduinoboy hardware (8 bit chiptune sound)
Everything was programmed in Ableton, only equing and compression has been applied.
Filmography: David Campesino
Music: Moritz Simon Geist
(Thanks again, Sander!)
They thought it’d be most fun to do it for real.
They found loads of old machines destined for landfill, took them to bits and reverse engineered them to make noises that they could control via MIDI.
Badman Will Cohen made an arrangement of Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ but the orchestra can play any MIDI arrangement, or indeed be performed live.
Post and psychotherapy by Sheldon Gardner at time-based-arts.com
Its makers created a sensor array of 15 LDR’s placed opposite an LED array that when exposed to light, triggers MIDI samples.
They perforated over 40 metres of print roll paper with a vinyl cutter to enable anyone to interact with the outcome. By picking these perforated dots out of the paper, the user is able to compose a piece of music.
As the paper passes through the sensor array, the dots that have been removed will cause light to shine onto the LDR’s and in turn trigger samples within the Logic environment.
Great presenters understand how people think, learn, and react. In this video Dr. Weinschenk shares 5 things from her book, “100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People.”
If you want to receive a poster of the illustrations from the video email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will email a PDF to you.
Sacked your butler because of the crisis? Packing (your too small Louis Vuitton bag) yourself can be both bothersome and tricky. Luckily, Louis Vuitton presents ‘The Art of Packing’ – an array of travel tips that teaches the viewer how to pack smartly, while not sacrificing the integrity of one’s wardrobe:
See more at http://bit.ly/LVArtOfPacking
Are you a print designer, photographer, fine-artist, or general creative person? Do you have a shitty website that you slapped together yourself somehow? Through these short tutorial videos, you’ll learn how to take a basic wordpress blog and manipulate the css, html (and even some php!) to match your aesthetic. You’ll feel empowered rather than crippled by the internet and worst case scenario you’ll at least end up having a better idea of how professional web designers turn your design dreams into a reality on screen: