Robot Drum & Bass

shockleewebpic_robotdnbThis is a must watch creative oddity that may be giving us a glimpse of what’s to come as more people experiment with creating more music and robotic type interfaces.

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The Future Of Wearable Tech: Download This Free Report

shockleewebpic_wearabletechreportFrom fitness wristbands like Fitbit, to eyewear like Google Glass to the hands free, daily-life capturing cameras like Autographer, the concept of wearable tech is finally gaining ground in our tech hungry societies. You may not be using wearable tech yet, although holding a smartphone in the palm of your hand all day long comes pretty darn close, but chances are you will be incorporating a wearable device into your lifestyle in the very near future. Download and read this report from the folks at PSFK if you are curious to learn more about what’s on the horizon.

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Beatboxing Man + Machine: Watch Humanelectro’s Sigma Project

shockleewebpic_humanelectroUsing MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.

Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

shockleewebpic_FF20Around the world, around the universe, the future is now! Tune in to some of the most recent headlines and developments that are coming soon near you.

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Your Every Move Will Soon Be Tracked: Biometric Surveillance On The Rise

The U.S. is quickly turning into a surveillance nation as information on millions of Americans is being gathered and stored in huge biometric databases.

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Imogen Heap Explains & Demonstrates Her Musical Controller Gloves

Imogen Heap explains the controller gloves that she’s developed to use as a human interface for her live performances in this newly released video from her presentation at a 2012 Wired Magazine event. The hybrid controller/instrument gloves are controlled via gestural user interface, hacked Xbox Kinect and Ableton. Via a series of learned gestures, she can loop, sample, control instruments, reverb, pitch and the like.

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

The world we live in is getting more and more interesting by the second, pretty soon we’ll all be rocking wearable tech, body mods and riding in driverless cars. Check out some of the latest things that are happening. Are you ready?…

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The Electronic Music Producer’s Best Friend, MIDI, Turns 30

In the early 1980s, Roland founder Ikutaro Kakehashi and Sequential Circuits founder Dave Smith had a dream—a simple interface that would allow all electronic musical instruments to communicate with each other and with computers. To make this dream a reality, these pioneers brought together an unprecedented coalition of manufacturers from the United States and Japan, and soon the Musical Instrument Digital Interface, or “MIDI,” was born. 30 years ago, the 1983 Winter NAMM Show hosted its landmark public unveiling, where Roland and Sequential Circuits demonstrated the first two MIDI-equipped synthesizers “talking” to each other via this new universal communication standard.

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

Time’s are quickly changing but there’s never been a better time to participate in LIFE! Take a look at the amazing and innovative developments that have been going on recently. Don’t just sit there…participate! And help ensure the world becomes a better place.

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Apogee Announces Quartet: New Desktop Audio Interface For Mac

An interesting announcement for fans for fans of Apogee’s products such as the Duet, Ensemble and Symphony I/O. The Quartet, a new Mac only USB desktop audio interface/control center with assignable touchpad controls and 4 inputs and 8 outputs.

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