Bionic Synthesis: Music with a Prosthetic arm, Eye Motion #MusicMonday

Accessibility in this case means cyborg music. Bertolt Meyer is doing amazing work with accessibility and music composition. And he’s got a LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER shirt, and we love that maniac.

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Accessibility in music can mean expanding expression beyond what is normally physically possible. For one artist, that means jacking a prosthesis as CV – for another, overcoming paralysis to make music with eyes alone.

Bertolt Meyer was already producing and DJing, even with a birth condition that left him without the lower portion of one arm. But he hacked his arm prosthesis to jack control voltage straight into his modular – connecting to synthesis more directly than most before would even imagine.

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