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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

~1d ago

timpernagel: Did anyone here used one of those already: https://www.artec3d.com/3d-scanner

~2d ago

sebescudie: @synth : wuz there like two days ago, too bad!

~2d ago

synth: Anyone in Nice? I will be here for next 3 weeks. Shout out for a drink :)

~2d ago

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~3d ago

dominikKoller: Broken link in vvvv sdk for Microsoft Build Tools 2015

~4d ago

tonfilm: thanks @sunep!

~5d ago

timpernagel: We've just added two more clips of the "Programming DMX and visualizing with grandMA2"-Workshop to the workshop-blog post.