Australian composer Chris Vik performed a piece written for the Melbourne Town Hall organ. Vik has been experimenting with the Kinect device to provide gestural control for digital musical instruments, so he was excited to learn that the Sidney organ had been converted to MIDI control back in the 1990s. Too much fun.
A Baroque church in the city of Olomouc in the eastern Czech Republic might seem an odd choice of an object to be turned into an advanced musical instrument. Over the last few years, the Macula project (a partnership of 3 Czech techno-artists) has been creating remarkable large scale animated projections on interesting architectural structures. […]