Interesting reading material #1

These are some of the written resources that I have been reading or might read in preparation…

Books:

The VJ Book: Inspirations and Practical Advice for Live Visuals Performance

by Paul Spinrad

Brian Eno: Visual Music

by Christopher Scoates

Visual Music: Synaesthesia In Art And Music Since 1900

by Kerry Brougher

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

by Daniel J. Levitin

Sonic: Visuals for Music

by R. Klanten

Supersonic: Visuals for Music

by Gestalten

Musicians’ appearances matter more than their sound

by Phillip Ball

http://www.nature.com/news/musicians-appearances-matter-more-than-their-sound-1.13572

The look of music. Researcher tests role of visual information in assessing performance.

By Peter Reuell,

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/08/the-look-of-music/

Audiovisual Live Performance

By Amy Alexander

http://www.see-this-sound.at/compendium/abstract/54

The Importance Of Lighting And Visuals In Live Music Performance

By Haley Smith

https://www.piratestudios.co.uk/importance-lighting-visuals-live-music-performances/

Visual Music Related websites

http://visualmusic.blogspot.de/

http://www.mat.ucsb.edu/~wakefield/amv/visualmusic.htm

https://overprocessedthinking.com/brief-history-of-visual-music/

http://www.centerforvisualmusic.org/

Deadmau5 explaining his live set:

http://deadmau5.tumblr.com/post/25690507284/we-all-hit-play

Making electronic music work live:

Hartnoll (ORBITAL) said: “‘The visuals are kind of our lead singer. They’re the lead singer jumping around and pulling faces.”

https://www.wired.com/2011/08/electronic-music-live/

KRAFTWERK

http://stuckbetweenstations.org/2014/03/27/kraftwerk-3d-live/

EDM VISUALS

http://schedule.sxsw.com/2015/events/event_MP991211

Dave Wexler, also known as Strangeloop (skrillex, flying lotus, erykah badu)

“For Armin Van Buuren’s Mirage Tour in 2010 we were traveling with a huge flight case with a video server in it and now we’re just travelling with a laptop which is 10 times stronger than the server.” (Carlo Ruijgers of Eyesupply, a Netherlands-based VJ collective)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2013/08/14/behind-the-screen-the-art-of-edm-visuals/#5f33f4996ea1

List of underground VJ’s

https://www.djbroadcast.net/article/127701/top-10-vjs-in-underground-electronic-music

Berlin based VJ

http://pfadfinderei.com/

A 360-Degree, Multimedia Experience

http://crossfadr.com/2012/12/28/innovative-approaches-to-performing-electronic-music/

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