Imagine sound synthesizer, which can be controlled just by your breath and voice. Producing multitude of soundscapes, filtered sounds, rhytms and harmonies with your own voice in one moment. Add a wealth amount of physically demanding exercise and blend the excitement of a workout similar to swimming laps with incredibly diverse universe of sounds and music expressions.
Authentic form of world's known music instrument, the didjeridoo, comes from the North East Arnhemland in the remote part of the Australian Northern Territory. The traditional playing technique is called hard tongue technique and the instrument is locally called the yidaki.
Along with the 'traditional' FX processing few other techniques have been used in the process of experimenting in the MAX/MSP sound programming environment.
MAX/MSP offers wide range of tools and various patches have been realized using the following techniques: multichannel Ambisonic sound spatialization, granular synthesis, gestures in live performance using the Wii Nintendo controler and the Leap Motion senzor in the Motion Origami project lately.
Great results were achieved from unusual microphone techniques as for example using the additional aplification of breath intakes as could be heard on the track Once, recorded with guitar player and sound engineer Steve Reinthal in Brisbane.