I’ve seen a lot of cool musical instruments pop up online, but the Reactable really gives me a warm fuzzy feeling inside. What isn’t there to like about a table that allows you and all of your mates to play it like some sort of Buck Rogers keyboard?
“The tangible objects represent various sound
generators and sound processors, which can be
combined freely by the users, resulting in the
instrumentâ€™s endless music producing capabilities.
With its revolutionary new interface, the
Reactable turns for the first time the complexity
behind electronic music creation into something
intuitive and easy to understand and handle.”
I’m not still completely sure how it works, but they certainly do a good job of explaining it here on their site (I’m just a bit rubbish when it comes to sciencey type stuff). Check out the Vid to see it in action.