Tangible Musical InterfacesApril 17

Finally I finished the long overdue update of my listing of Tangible Musical Interfaces where I have been collecting some quite remarkable projects within the growing area of tangible interfaces for music. Most of the examples have been selected because of their overall relation to the reactable in some way, but the new site also attempts to group the various instruments into music tables, token based sequencers or musical artifacts for example. The collection includes a description of each project along with a short video clip.

reacTable on TV TotalApril 7

To conclude our Germany tour Günter and I tonight showed the reacTable at the German TV show “TV Total”. After the initial recording we weren’t too convinced if this was such a good idea, but in the end the actual broadcast turned out better than expected. Television is in deed a strange universe …

reacTable at ZKM KarlsruheApril 5

Tomorrow I will organize the installation of a reacTable, which will be part of the YOU_ser 2.0 exhibition at the ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany, where it will be shown from May 1st until August 30th 2009. Obviously I am quite happy that our instrument is featured at such a great media art museum.