||My experiment went well last
night. So well I don't think anybody noticed it.
I faded it in and out of the music mix--the
whale songs resonated with the diesel
locomotives outside whose rumble you could feel
through the floor, the
voices of emergency dispatch and aircraft
control blended with conversations and art
piece audio, the
birdsong might have been coming from the
lofty rafters of cavernous King Street Station.
Tonight's experiment was magnitudes more refined.
Deuel's Encephalophone marries EEG
to music. He's trained his motor cortex to trigger
a controller to hit and hold just the right notes
in realtime. The Encephalophone Ensemble showcased
the technology in a tight 45-minute jazz set at 9e2Seattle.
They perform again on Monday. Do your best not to