Kacper Ziemianin is an artist with a classical musical education, who has experience in various musical genres, from broken electronic music to ambient, noise and circuit bending. At MTF he showed his LightSeq, a cool looking and sounding combination of synth, sequencer and sample player. The name says it all: the device is based on Raspberry PI + 2 Arduino + Pure Data + 32 light sensors.
The inventor told me he wanted to create an instrument that would make electronic music live performances more interesting to watch (let’s be frank, only a few artists can still pull it off with a laptop-only based set). He’s also thinking of a more compact version of the LightSeq, that could be easier to put on the market. I don’t know about you, but I would definitely be interested.
Why I liked it
Boasting distinctive look and features, the Light Seq is an item I would love to experiment with (if it was available on the market). Let’s cross fingers…