Web Audio Arpeggiator
- http://scratchthecampaign.com/: Remix and scratch US presidential campaign soundbites on your phone or tablet.
- http://cadburyflavourites.co.uk/: Confectionary giants Cadbury use Web Audio to allow you to “mix” your favourite chocolate bars.
MediaRecorder API implemented in Google Chrome
The MediaRecorder API is an exciting addition to the web platform
media APIs. It allows you to record audio and video in your web
applications from a variety of sources such as WebRTC, the screen, a
getUserMedia) or, soon, the output of a Web Audio API
audiocontext. There’s loads more details and code examples in the
blog post on Google Developers.
Nick Collins a researcher and composer with an interest in generative computer music and stochastic synthesis also experiments with the Web Audio API, including this implementation of Iannis Xanakis’s work GENDY.
Flat.io is a collaborative, online sheet music editor designed to provide a simple and low-friction tool for music students, musicians and teachers. This combination of the web platform and Web Audio seems to be a interesting niche for the right applications; flat.io joins Noteflight and Soundslice in this space.
Angular 2 / TypeScript and Web Audio
Leigh Caplan talks about building Web Audio applications using the Angular framework and the TypeScript JS compiler at a recent SeattleJS meetup. This looks like a really powerful combination of technologies for building robust, responsive Web Audio apps.
Wintergatan Marble Machine
The culmination of an amazing design and build process, this video from Swedish band Wintergatan is mesmerising. 2,000 ball bearings whirr inside a Heath Robinson-like wooden contraption hitting and bouncing off analogue and electronic instruments to produce techno-style music. The “making of” videos are equally wonderful.