January 8, 2013

theatlanticvideo:

Cyborg Music: Watch a DJ ‘Play’ Facial Expressions via Electrical Impulses

Taking the role of programmer, designer, DJ, VJ, and composer on each of his projects, Daito Manabe is able to realize scenarios that change our perception of how our bodies interact with technology. Whereas most electronic musicians control sound with their hands, Manabe uses the electrical impulses of his facial muscles. Most of us just walk in sneakers, but Manabe fitted various pairs of Nikes with sensors that trigger and manipulate sound. DJs have long dreamed of having a third arm to mix and scratch with, and Manabe has already traversed this possibility.

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