Category: Year 2

Module Task 2 – MIDI Controller

For Module task 2 we had to create a MIDI controller that works with Ableton and functions as a useable controller. In order to achieve this, I completed the wiring up of the Teensy correctly and downloaded the Arduino patch on to the Teensy after checking all of the information was correct. From here I…


Raspberry Pi and Arduino Sound and Light Sensors

There’s are multiple types of sensors that work with both Arduino and Raspberry Pi from PIR motion sensors, sound sensors to light and proximity sensors. These have multiple uses and have been used on a majority of different projects from creating automation in haunted houses to creating full-on automated light shows at Christmas such as…


JavaScript Scribbletune

Scribbletune is a free open source JavaScript node which is designed to help and construct musical ideas with JavaScript and export them as MIDI files. Scribbletune can also be used with Ableton and Max for Live. Here is some sample code as an idea of what Scribbletune does Scribbletune can be used to create random…


Mario guitar made from 10,000 lollipop sticks

All over the internet you will be able to find all different kind of instruments that have been made out of everyday objects such as skateboards, crayons and even iPhones, all of these are impressive in their own right, however, one YouTube channel sticks out to me when thinking about object made instruments and that…


Africa by Toto in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

For those who aren’t familiar with the game Animal Crossing it’s a game series available from Nintendo with the newest addition to this being Animal Crossing: New Horizons which was released on the Nintendo Switch in March of 2020. In this game you play as a human who has moved to a deserted island and…


Module Task 1 – Max

Module task 1 was to create a max pat which used aspect of what we have previously used and make something original, as explained below I created a sound to video pat in which sound is translated to video and then merged with the original video to create an overlay which you are able to…


Arduino Lo-Fi Orchestra

Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on hardware and software which has multiple purposes. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of instructions to the microcontroller on the board using the Arduino programming language. Arduinos have been used in thousands of different projects however the project I have been…


Immersive sound in Halloween attractions.

Due to current circumstances, we have seen many changes made to events both in the UK and internationally, however, one of the aspects that hasn’t changed is the use of audio in attractions and during this post I’m going to be looking at Halloween attractions in particular. With Halloween just past and both video and…


MD3537 – Intro Post

During this module I will be looking in to ways to manipulate and use a range of different software’s and hardware’s in order to make music and sounds relevant to personal projects. The four categories I will be looking at are existing hardware, existing software, framework hardware and framework software. I will be researching these…