Play and See Music at Your Desk with Patatap #MusicMonday

Patatap Make cool sounds with your keyboard and watch the visualizations transform Thirst4Beats

Sweet project from thirst4beats via Joanna Baughan in our G+ community:

Developer Jono Brandel has created a new interactive music website, Patatap, that will take hours of your time having a load of fun perfecting the art of making a nice tune easily. With the touch of a finger create melodies charged with moving shapes. While easy to pick up there is a wide range of possibilities. Switch between multiple color palettes and matching soundscapes on the fly. Whether its on your laptop, desktop, mobile phone, or tablet Patatap invites creators of all ages to engage the mind and senses in a different type of creation process.

The motivation behind Patatap is to introduce the medium of Visual Music aiming to highlight the broader condition of Synesthesia, in which stimulation of one sensory input leads to automatic experiences in another. Hearing smells or seeing sounds are examples of possible synesthesia. In the case of Patatap, sounds trigger colorful visual animations.

Read more and check out Patatap


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