SpiralSet : A Sound Toy Utilizing Game Engine Technologies

Dolphin, Andy

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

SpiralSet is a sound toy incorporating game enginesoftware used in conjunction with a spectral synthesissound engine constructed in Max/MSP/Jitter. SpiralSetwas presented as an interactive installation piece at theSonic Arts Expo 2008, in Brighton, UK. A custom madesensor-based interface is used for control of the system.The user interactions are designed to be quickly accessiblein an installation context, yet allowing the potential forsonic depth and variation.