Red Rover – the latest stop-motion short animation by Astrid Goldsmith – is a sci-fi action-adventure film about a diminutive race of Martian rock-beasts whose way of life is threatened by the arrival an exploratory rover from Earth. The score combines traditional orchestration with other-worldly electronic sounds.
Watch the Red Rover film trailer here.
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A virtual wind chime, created in Pure Data (Pd), reacts to real-time Met Office data. Wind speed and wind direction data is used to trigger a pentatonic scale of synthetic bell-like sounds. An automated text-to-speech recitation of the corresponding weather conditions is sounded at regular intervals, using descriptions from the Beaufort scale.
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Live sea wave data streamed from a marine observation buoy is transformed into a continually evolving electronic soundscape. Using the Pure Data (Pd) programming platform, the various measurements are used to shape and control the different parameters of sound.
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Created in collaboration with eco-poet Chris Poundwhite, Green Language offers a unique perspective on the ever-present Folkestone Downs. Through a blend of transportive soundscapes and poetry, we explore its rich ecosystem and consider our relationship to this integral part of the local landscape.
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