Japanese artist creates music using brain waves
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Of all the things we came up with, music was not one of them. However, Japanese artist Masaki Batoh‘s had the wherewithal to make that connection.
Wanting to remember and help those affected by last year’s Great East Japan earthquake, Batoh produced a new album, called “Brain Pulse Music,” that took survivors’ brain waves and turned them into music.
Batoh’s instrument of choice was something called the Brain Pulse Music Machine. It consists of a modified EEG machine, which measures electrical activity in the brain, and some crazy-looking headgear mounted with sensors.
With the machine hooked up to his volunteers (the sensors … [Read more]
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