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meso-Amstel Pulse

Atelier Markgraph commissioned meso digital interiors with the construction of four electronic media drums and sound reactive visuals for a promotional campaign for the new beverage Amstel Pulse.

The Amstel Drums were deployed in various club locations throughout Greece during the summer of 2006.

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The Drums

(images: meso digital interiors / Max Wolf)

The Band Visuals

Countdown

Bandvisuals

Control Interface

The Ableton Live Project consists of two MIDI-Tracks, containing different notes that control the visuals and the mp3 Track containing the song.

A ‘C-2’ note is set, every time the Snare-Drum is hit in a song. This triggers a change in every visual element. A snare-Note doesn’t do anything, if there is no visual effect activated in the “Program” track.
A ‘C#--2’ note is set, every time the Bass-Drum is hit in a song. This triggers a change in every visual element. A Kick-Note doesn’t do anything, if there is no visual effect activated in the “Program” track.
A ‘D-2’ note should be set, when there is a refrain or another special part of the song. This intensifies the Visuals. A Refrain-Note doesn’t do anything, if there is no effect activated in the “Program” track.

The other notes (from ‘D#-2’ to ‘B-1’) define, which visual elements are activated at a time. If the note is on (red bars), a specific graphical element is played and all activated elements react to the notes set in the “Accents” Track.
(Screen shots: meso digital interiors / Thomas Hitthaler / David Dessens)

Interactive Mode

(images: meso digital interiors / David Brüll)

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Shoutbox

~24h ago

keftaparty: Hey microdee, or take some holidays, it's nice :-)

~1d ago

microdee: meanwhile, I became available for freelancer/contractor/even full time jobs, in case anybody is in hiring mood, wink wink ;)

~1d ago

skyliner: @sinus: top notch! ;)

~1d ago

sinus: @skyliner: the top boys/creators of notch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JzG-Y3YOdk

~3d ago

karistouf: thank you joreg, but external solution from VVVV is not possible.

~3d ago

catweasel: @joreg, I'm not sure he did ;) But if you do use timeliner use this as well autosave as well.

~3d ago

joreg: if anyone knows more osc timelines please put them there as well!

~3d ago

joreg: @karistouf he meant to say there are alternatives. i put some here: animation