Explosions in the mind : composing psychedelic sounds and visualisations /

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Palgrave Macmillan,, Singapore, p.1 online resource. (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst00872033, (OCoLC)fst00906927, (OCoLC)fst00950645, Computer art., Electronic composition., fast, Hallucinations and illusions.


Includes bibliographical references and index.This book explores how to compose sounds and visualisations that represent psychedelic hallucinations and experiences of synaesthesia. Through a detailed discussion regarding compositional methodologies and technical approaches, the book aims to educate students, practitioners, and researchers working in related areas. It weaves together sound, visual design, and code across a range of media, providing conceptual approaches, theoretical insights, and practical strategies, which unlock new design frameworks for composing psychedelic sounds and visualisations.Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 14, 2022).Introduction -- Psychedelic Journeys in Sound: Electroacoustic Compositions -- Melting in the Mind's Eye: Real-time Performances -- Tune In, Turn Up, and Trip Out: Audio-Visual Compositions -- Sensorial Apparatus: Interactive Projects -- Optical Geometry: VJ Performances -- Future Sound Dream: Virtual Reality Experiences -- Conclusion: Design Frameworks.