Wind project manipulates nature into sound synthesis

Craft & Design Music

The “Wind” project is a real-time digital sonification by Damian Stewart that uses wind to generate musical compositions in real-time. The project was built with a consumer quality DV camera, tripod, and a custom software application that feeds raw data to a Pure Data patch that applies it to an array of oscillators tuned to a pentatonic scale. Interesting use of nature as an input and the resulting sound is pretty soothing.

Wind, via Network Research

4 thoughts on “Wind project manipulates nature into sound synthesis

  1. Anonymous says:

    Love it! What this could do for other natural spaces (clouds, running water etc.)!

  2. The Cube says:

    Pretty cool, but I have something similar in my backyard that processes wind into sound without electricity or technology (very green). I call it a “wind chime.”

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