SXSC Presentation and demonstration of “Music You Can Walk Inside”
May 15, 2012
Music composed in the digital studio has always been heard on loudspeakers. All of the theatre and unpredictability of a performance is absent.
Composer Benjamin Mawson investigates ways to use space as an expressive layer in studio-produced music.
Developer Enrique Tomas has built a tool using GPS to interpret a listener’s position and movement in order to create a unique way of hearing music.
Musical compositions can now be spread across a landscape, mapped to a territory.
Music is created which can now exist in a dialogue – at times symbiotic at others contradictory – with its physical surroundings.