Oscillator Pond: Analog Critters in a Digital Pool - An ambient and interactive audio installation

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Abstract:
Oscillator Pond is a sound installation project developed as part of an environment art-science conference program, Atmospheres. The work introduced a randomized soundscape into a greenhouse. Organic sounding rhythms and creature-like tones were generated on an ARP 2500, a synthesizer made in the 1970s, and were then captured digitally. The critter sounds are triggered with custom software using probability and random processes to create a surreal and unpredictable soundscape that changes throughout the day. Visitors can interrupt this ‘organic mode’ to hear specific critter sounds and activate some special playback modes.
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Thesis (A. M.)--Brown University, 2018

Citation

Moses, James, "Oscillator Pond: Analog Critters in a Digital Pool - An ambient and interactive audio installation" (2018). Music Theses and Dissertations. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://doi.org/10.26300/r761-yg66

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