Musical Mickey Mouse Robot Will Delight/Terrify Your Children
MICKEYPHON is a music machine for the 21st century
From Steamboat Willie to Fantasia to the Club that launched a thousand boy bands, Mickey Mouse is no stranger to a little song and dance.
His newest musical iteration? MICKEYPHON by Warsaw AV studio panGenerator, a “kinetic sculpture” that trades in Mickey’s signature white gloves, red shorts and yellow shoes for a rig that would have been right at home on the Discovery One in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
MICKEYPHON – An AV sculpture created for Disney1:27
The device picks up the atmospheric sounds that surround it and then incorporates them into a rhythmic audiovisual output. The interactive MICKEYPHON rotates toward sources of sound — like hand claps, musical instruments or human voices — and then doubly reinterprets them as A) visual displays on its cylindrical RGB LED matrix and B) an original, improvised audio track it creates on the fly.
Your move, Deadmau5.
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