soundscape

Music

Play a Virtual Reality Synthesizer With Your Real Hands

Amsterdam-based coder and motion designer Sander Sneek upgrades his ‘Soundscape’ synthesizer for Leap Motion Orion integration.
DJ Pangburn
4.27.16
Design

Now You Can Make Beats in Virtual Reality

In 'Soundscape,' a new virtual reality environment from Sander Sneek, people can make music together or solo.
DJ Pangburn
12.8.15
All in Your Head

Digital Noise Is Creeping Out Our Brains’ Fear Network

What happens in our brains when we hear things that creep us out, and how that’s changing in an age awash in digital noise.
Brian Anderson
10.29.15
music video

Command a Flying Sailboat in This Virtual Reality Music Experience

Immerse yourself in a series of surreal worlds with "FINDR-VOIDR."
Nathaniel Ainley
10.15.15
Art

Your Painful Punch Card Job, Reimagined as a Light Show

The banality of factory life inspires a stunning projection mapping installation.
Beckett Mufson
9.3.15
Art

Enter a Hall of 40 Acoustic Guitars Played by Motors

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing hum of Ruben D’Hers' 40-robot guitar band.
Annie Armstrong
6.17.15
Art

Enter an Airstream Filled with Plush Toys, Love—And Secrets

Artists Maria Lynch and Daniel Perlin construct a fluffy, womblike space for capturing childhood secrets.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
6.2.15
Art

The Music of Inflating Aluminum Cushions Is Oddly Beautiful

Nils Völker's 'Nineteen' brightens up a temporary industrial art space made from shipping containers with 19 large golden cushions.
Kevin Holmes
2.18.15
Art

'Sound City Project' Is A Google Street View For The Ears

David Vale has created an immersive 3D soundscape to virtually transport you to cities across the world.
Kevin Holmes
12.15.14
Music

This Crystalline Sculpture Visualizes Manhattan's Musical History

From Ella Fitzgerald to The Ramones, designer John Davies is visualizing Manhattan's musical history as a gorgeous 3D map.
Beckett Mufson
12.1.14
Words

Japan's ENA Might Be a Computer Posing as a Man

We've got the exclusive on "Nerve Fiber," and it'll do things to your brain. Quietly.
Jemayel Khawaja
10.3.14
Art

Huge Sound Installation Finds A Home Inside An Abandoned Storage Tank

Swiss artist Zimoun's latest installation is a towering soundscape hidden inside an old toluene tank.
Kevin Holmes
5.30.13