AST 2.0

photo by bad-pixel Ast (meaning branch), is an expressive multi-sensor musical instrument Marco Brosolo conceptualized and created for his performances. It is a collaboration going for quite a few years now between Marco, Massimo Scamarcio, Sebastian and recently myself. The latest developments we worked on was adding a second pair of pressure and position sensors, buttons, knobs, a gyroscope, reprogramming…

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Digital Warrior MK1

Finally after almost four months of hard work and sleepless nights I am proud to say that Digital Warrior MK1 is finally ready, and not one, but a whole army of them! With a lot of upgraded features like custom factory produced PCB, RGB button pads, tri-color endless encoders, 36-step sequencer and an aluminium enclosure. This project now has its…

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COLONY361 Kinect installation

COLONY361, another great festival organized by the Afro Banana Republic in an abandoned military camp at the Athalassa Forest. In collaboration with Costantinos Demosthenous we set up an interactive installation in one of the old buildings. Implemented in Processing, utilizing blot detection and physics libraries. The user’s silhouette would be projected on the wall and interact with bouncing bananas floating…

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Xorko live and Processing visuals

XORKO.COM ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ PROMO 2013 from Marinos Chrysanthou on Vimeo. This August I was lucky enough to perform alongside other great artists such as Sobamonk, The Black Post Project, Mohama Tayalof, Alex Tomb, Cotsios O Pikatillis (ABR), Alex Mackay, Mescalido, DJ Magos, Franko (IOD), Dimikan and RAW SILVER just to name a few; at the Xorko.com collaborative art festival, a two…

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Bass Couch

(watch the video in full HD) A project inspired by Subpac and rave parties This is a couch that does FFT analysis of the incoming signal and vibrates with the low frequencies, making the person sitting or lying on it feel like hes right front row at a rave party as the bass vibration passes through his body. The project…

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Traktor Step Sequencer

One of my “dream’ routines is to mix tracks and live percussive loops in a Richie Hawtin/Chris Liebing style, but to do so it would mean syncing Ableton with Traktor (or using just Ableton), my answer to this was something that Native Instruments should have done with the Kontrol F1 in the first place, a step sequencer. Static loops can…

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