by William LeGoullon in New Music on Wednesday 4 April 2012

While I personally don’t care for their music, I do still think the Japanese band Androp is full of some kind of genius. For a recent video performance, they utilized 250 Canon and Flashes to create a backdrop on their stage that continues to blow my mind every time I see it. Utilizing Arduino open source software, the camera flashes are synced in patterns, helping to make an ambiance that crosses so many boundaries. Screw LED displays, check this out.