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NodeBeat

NodeBeat

AffinityBlue

A social generative music app where you move nodes around on screen to control the annotation and sounds in random sequences. Its inherently social as well and allows for sharing on various social networks as well as Soundcloud.

music, experimental, art, generative

Noisemusick

Noisemusick

Fluxama

Analog musicians rejoice, this is a fun and pixellated collection of 3 controllable synthesizers/generators of interesting chaotic sounds. Jam on the pads and knobs to generate bleeps, squeeks and zonks to annoy your neighbors.

music, experimental, art, pixel, synth, moog

Offline Magazine

Offline Magazine

Offline Publishing LLC

A curated multimedia editorial publication optimized for mobile and integrating audio narrative. Five articles with audio snippets from noted professionals are presented each month as part its subscription model. Fantastic use of color, typography and mobile interactions.

magazine, experimental, audio, book

Astronaut Video Magazine 3

Astronaut Video Magazine 3

Astronaut Magazine

A super polished berlin based design publication on its third issue. Love the typography design and format and subject matter. Cant wait to see what else they come up with next!

magazine, design, art, experimental, book

Last Clock

Last Clock

Jussi Ängeslevä, Ross Cooper, Danqing Shi, Philipp Bosch

A great conceptual art clock app where the three hands: one for seconds, minutes and hours are tracking still images spread out over the construct of the clock face in realtime. You can also either share your own stream or view another remote stream in app as well.

clock, photography, video, art, experimental

Otaku Camera

Otaku Camera

Tokyo Otaku Mode Inc

If you ever wanted to convert your photos to manga, this app is the one you should use. Its not only nicely designed, but its fantastic filtering makes any portrait a unique japanese comic style in seconds. Lots of templates/filters and sharing to social media is of course included.

photography, manga, art, experimental, illustration, japanese

Chicago Avenue Moon

Chicago Avenue Moon

Junecloud LLC

An beautifully designed responsive, generative music app that gathers a set of variables including date, time, phase of the moon, and GPS location, and uses that data to determine how its music unfolds, in real-time.

music, experimental, art, generative

Noisli

Noisli

Stefano Merlo

A super minimal and finely illustrated app to generate background noise and colors for working and relaxing. The icons are fab!

music, experimental, art

orphinio

orphinio

Bastus Trump

A touch based musical instrument with a unique sound between glockenspiel and jaw harp. You can play expressive, wonderful sounds and easy or virtuosic melodies on it by tapping your fingers on the virtual pads. Includes a number of customization settings as well as export to SoundCloud and MIDI control support.

music, instrument, experimental

geometric

geometric

Kapitza

A simple and powerful pattern generator meets cool wallpaper creator rolled into one, simply swipe your finger across the screen and a new pattern is generated on the fly. Each pattern is unique and you can create an almost unlimited amount of patterns and combinations. You can also save favorites to your photo album, as a wallpaper or email to friends.

graphicdesign, illustration, pattern, art, experimental