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In all other cases you should see a musical instrument, a musical interface, a sound sculpture making music, a weird musical instrument, an odd musical instrument, an experimental musical instrument.

You can also find information about builders of musical instruments or artists using some of the strangest musical instruments you can find on earth. Just browse this pages to find some of the novelty instruments and get some inspiration to make your own musical instruments or sound machines and let me know.

Silent Drum Controller
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The Silent Drum Controller is a transparent drum shell with an elastic head. As one presses it, the head deforms and a variety of shapes with peaks are created reflecting the shape of the mallet or hand. These shapes are captured by a video camera that sends these images to the computer, which analyzes them and outputs the tracked parameters.

(from: http://www.realidadvisual.org/jaimeoliver)


Silent Drum Controller
USA
USA
310
310
Jaime Oliver
Jaime Oliver
His current production consists of composed pieces (for computer, instruments and mixed), sound performance and installation. His research explores the history of electronic music, particularly, the multiple expressions of live performance with computers - interactivity, digital-electronic instruments, etc. Although historic, this research is informed by concepts and ideas from gesture, human-computer interaction, philosophy, cognitive science and critical and media theory.
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Silent Drum Controller