Kulintangan

Kulintangan

I created this project as I really wanted to do something that related from my paternal heritage of Sabah. Sabah is one of the 13 states of Malaysia, which very much has its own distinct culture and style of music. I wanted to base this project on the Kulintangan, a set of brass gong instruments, used in many Kadazan-Dusun festivals and ceremonies. However, not having any access to a full Kulintangan set, I used the University of Hertfordshire’s Javanese Gamelan set. With this project, I also wanted to implement Google Analytics event tracking, and so I added a pageTrack when…

Faderboard

FaderToy

The FaderToy was a short project to create an interactive piece using AS2.0. I based the project around the Faderboard, a multi-sampling/MIDI controller made in collaboration by Vestax and Korg. Vestax provided the hardware, while the sound engine and effects unit were supplied by Korg (specifically, the chips built in the Electribe Series). The Faderboard is a visionary combination of melodic and percussive instruments with advanced mixing, sampling and effects control features that offers a completely new and original approach to creative music production and performance. Vestax The FaderToy, is a very simplified version of the Faderboard, it uses 8…