We have reported about Glenn Mashall’s outstanding work with the processing engine a while ago. He has created another master piece and made it available online this week. It’s based on the Waltz from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake suite, rendered through with his music visualizer and created entirely as a generative/audio reactive animation, without keyframing, manual input or editing.
From the creator’s blog:
“…I had to tweak a little the audio frequency selections – the Bodysnatchers setup didn’t translate well. The Radiohead track basically has two volumes – loud, and very loud. Orchestral pieces tend to have a vast dynamic range and more subtlety. Ideally I could have written a bit of code to automate this, but there’s a certain artistic sensibility and enjoyment involved when choosing which sounds will affect which bits of the animation, which leads me to think visualisers of the future could be more customisable by the user, as option though…”
Glenn Marshall’s web log
- Animation: Metamorphosis
- Animation: Radiohead song Creep
- Animation: Red Ocean
- Animation: Leo’s song
From Glenn Marshall’s (artist) description:
“Metamorphosis is programmed entirely in Processing, it’s the follow up to my Music is Math video. I developed my ‘zeno’ animation system a bit more to allow for nebulous additive blending as well as a few other things. The music is by Boards of Canada again – the track ‘Corsair’ from the Geogaddi album. ”
We found this excellent Flash animation of the well known song “Creep” from Radiohead at the “lowmorale.co.uk” web site…
Deep beneath the sea, a strange new life form is slowly created. A CG animated music video created for the band Audio Mainline.
Created by Kenny Frankland from “TinSpider Studio”.
A beautiful and calm hand drawn animation. It feels like the time is passing by in front of your eyes…