THIS dancefloor takes the cake.

And on something visually related, I was doing little research this morning on a company called Monome. They're based out of Philadelphia and make these insanely minimalist, completely adaptable/reconfigurable interfaces. This one is called The 256:

Bound only by one's creativity, the 256 has buttons that can be configured as toggles, radio groupings, sliders, or organized into more sophisticated systems to monitor and trigger sample playback positions, stream 1-bit video, interact with dynamic physical models, and play games. It's also gained wide notoriety lately from Daedelus's live shows.

This is Conway's Game Of Life being played on a 256:

And less towards the boring side, here's a clip I found on YouTube of Monome's 64 model being used with Ableton to make live beats:

These interfaces aren't specifically designed for music (though they're well suited for such) and have been used in lighting control, video mixing, and even neural network simulations.

Trip the fuck out.

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