Dave Lublin, Vade and Bangnoise – The Big Interview

August 22, 2014 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 2 Comments »
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You have heard about Syphon and Hap. You might even be using them. But do you know the people behind these technologies and the other great things they do?

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The Off Book – The Art of Glitch

August 10, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on The Off Book – The Art of Glitch
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PBS Digital Studios presents the new issue of the Off Book: “Glitches are the frustrating byproduct of technology gone awry. Wildly scrambled images, frozen blue screens, and garbled sounds signify moments where we want to throw our expensive computer products out the window. Many artists and programmers, however, have embraced these crisis moments and discovered beauty in the glitch.”

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Collected news, May 2012

June 01, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Collected news, May 2012
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These are things that has happened in our network and things I’ve seen in social media the last month. That includes the MaKey controller, Video mapping by Radek Rembowski, saying bye bye to the video screens at the 2.35:1 nightclub, GIF animations, software updates, visuals by Fake Pilot, SVJU representation in the Euro Vison Song Contest, festivals and a Gener8 a/v tutorial by Andy Teasdale.

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The Vidiots finally launch a new site

April 01, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 1 Comment »
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We thought the Vidiots didn’t care about marketing, but after six years the Vidiots finally puts their one page site featuring a single animated gif to rest in favor of a new high striving black concept site. We get to see a whole retrospect of Vidiots videos from the early days to the mappings and the installations of the later days.

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Akira Miyanaga for Volt 2011

June 07, 2011 | Posted by martin | Comments Off on Akira Miyanaga for Volt 2011
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Last year I went to Japan, traveling around Hokkaido and Kansai. The trip was a part of my current art project, as well as a chance to check out the local VJ-scene. In Kyoto I met up with my college Akira Miyanaga during his exhibition at Kodama Gallery. VJ Akira has a master degree in fine art and teaches at Kyoto Seika University & Kyoto University of Art and Design. He is also the co-founder of Gura Studio, where several artists live and work. I invited Akira to Sweden and on the 11th of June he will be performing at Volt festivalen in Uppsala.

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Interview with Anton “Vade” Marini

May 10, 2011 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Interview with Anton “Vade” Marini
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Kyle McDonald has made a great long interview with Anton “Vade” Marini asking all the essential questions. Vade has done tons of visual tools for the OSX platform one of the latest being Syphon that I’ve been raving about here on the blog.

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VJs on the radio

April 01, 2011 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on VJs on the radio
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So it’s time for VJs on the radio again. The Swedish radio show Ström (P2) has dedicated a whole show to the VJ scene. The interviews were carried out by Hanna “Knivflickan” Kihlander a few months ago and has now been edited together to a fabulous show with electronic music between the interviews. The show […]

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The DVI mixer revisited

February 05, 2011 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 1 Comment »
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Read the most resent news about the DVI mixer that lets you mix video from two computers in HD resolution as well as wide comps for the the DualHead2Go and TripleHead2Go screen expansion units. I’ve been talking to Toby Harris that has been working on a hardware addition to this mixer called the D-Fuser as well as VJ Fader who has been working on a software solution for controlling the mixer via MIDI.

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An interview with Legoman (AntiVJ)

December 20, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on An interview with Legoman (AntiVJ)
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An interview with Yannic Jaquet (Legoman) from Anti VJ and musician Thomas Vaquie about the St Gervais video mapping project (via VJ France).

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An interview with Aalto from AntiVJ

June 06, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 5 Comments »
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I got hold of Romain Tardy a.k.a. Aalto from AntiVJ and asked him a few questions about their latest mapping project at the new Visualiseringscenter C in Norrköping, Sweden.

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