Tag: interactive

Can You Get Into (Virtual) Berghain?

Berlin’s Berghain is notorious for its strict door policy (we’ve covered that a lot, along with just about every other nightlife media). Equally prolific are tips and trends that may actually be able to get you into the techno mecca. From advice from Sven himself, to cheeky cartoons depicted some other strategies. Now, though, a new virtual program takes the process to its most personal with Berghain Trainer. The idea is pretty simple, a POV camera walks up to the club, through its snaking queue where you meet “Sven” (not the real one), who asks you 3 questions. Apparently there ... Read more

São Paolo Club Deemed World’s Most Interactive With Motion Sensor Roof

São Paolo warehouse-style venue, The Year, is widely considered to be the most interactive club in the world, and with its latest addition, that title may be well founded. Brazilian architect and prominent researcher Guto Requena has installed an LED roof that reacts to party goers dance moves, reading and translating temperature and movement of the people below into various light patterns. The intent behind the installation is to extend dancers bodies into the physical space of the club, merging anatomy and technology with a pulse. The venue, which is located in the rapidly growing creative scene of the Brazilian ... Read more

The Future Of Album Art Is Fully Interactive With Whitestone

If you’ve ever been less than enthusiastic about the album art accompanying your online downloads, never fear because a new service is changing the way we interact with the visuals of online music. Whitestone, essentially acts like a social network, where users are able to follow friends, favourite artists, or websites in order to receive an updated stream of what is being listened to much like Soundcloud’s personal stream. What is revolutionary about Whitestone, however, is its platform where artists are able to release complete, full screen audio/visual experiences to accompany their work. By giving listeners access to touch gestures, ... Read more