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  1. Pianophase.com

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    Pianophase.com is a performance and visualization of the first section from Steve Reich's 1967 piece Piano Phase. Two pianists repeat the same twelve note sequence, but one gradually speeds up.…

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    • Boy in Static - Young San Francisco

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      Directors: Alexander Chen & Brindalyn Webster for Present Company. Talent: Levi Parker & Mayah Chen. From the Boy in Static album Candy Cigarette on Fake Four Inc & Circle Into Square.…

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      • Boy in Static - Toy Baby Grand

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        A music video made with TextEdit and free animated GIF clip art. Directed by Alexander Chen & Philip Stockton for Present Company. From the Boy in Static album Candy Cigarette on Fake Four Inc…

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        • Conductor: www.mta.me

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          Conductor (2011) by Alexander Chen. Video capture. View live at: http://www.mta.me Conductor turns the New York subway system into an interactive string instrument. Using the MTA's actual subway…

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          • Strings: J.S. Bach - Cello Suite No. 1 - Prelude

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            Strings (2011) by Alexander Chen visualizes the first Prelude from Bach's Cello Suites. Using the math behind string length and pitch, it came from a simple idea: what if all the notes were drawn…

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            • Beach Bells: You Still Believe In Me

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              This is a visualization of Beach Boys vocals inspired by the physics of church bells. Using a mathematical relationship between a the circumference of a circular surface and pitch, I wrote code that…

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              • Viola through Glass

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                This is a little experiment with a viola and Glass. I thought it would be fun to create a song by layering short video loops. So I spent an afternoon improvising melodies, filming it on Google Glass.…

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                • Crayong (In progress)

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                  New project in progress entitled Crayong. Born from conversations between David Lu (http://velluminous.org) and Alex Chen (http://chenalexander.com)

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                  • Glass through Glass

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                    This is an experiment made with three wine glasses and Google Glass. By adding different amounts of water to change pitch, I composed a piece while filming it on Glass. http://www.chenalexander.com

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                    • Air Organ + Cinder Sketch

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                      Been learning Cinder and C++. Threw this quick sketch together this afternoon with Bsplines and particles. Put the laptop on my air organ (harmonium-like instrument) and improvised a bit. It's…

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                      • The Consulate General - Brandon Olsen

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                        Music: "Brandon Olsen" by The Consulate General. Video by Ed Kim and Alex Chen. http://www.theconsulategeneral.com

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                        • Stringer (Demo at Music Hackday)

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                          Stringer was built by the team of Aidan Feldman, Tyler Williams, and Alexander Chen in one weekend for Music Hackday in NYC, 2011. A string instrument performed through the Kinect 3d camera. Source…

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