The Secret Sounds of Spores


The Secret Sounds of Spores uses lasers and mushrooms to make music from falling spores in real time.

A camera is pointed at the mushroom, and the live video feed is sent to the computer for analysis. This is done in Jitter, which tracks the spores in real time. The data is processed in Max and sent out Arduinos, which control musical instruments.


More Links


Explore More

Subscribe to the Cycling '74 Weekly Newsletter

Let us tell you about notable Max projects, obscure facts, and creative media artists of all kinds.

* indicates required