Frazer Merrick, as part of his New Voices 2020 project, presents a dazzling new video series on making music with light. Each month, Frazer will be sharing jam sessions, design updates and field recording trips.
Episode 1: Watch the new YouTube series from New Voices composer Frazer Merrick as he develops a microphone for listening to (and making music with) light, creating vibrant audiovisual soundscapes from LEDs, bicycle lights and more.
Episode 2: From breadboard to circuit board! Frazer Merrick is building a microphone for listening to light, and in his latest video he shows the process of designing this unique handheld microphone.
Episode 3: Bicycle light sound sculpture! New Voices composer and used his #PhotonSmasher microphone to turn light into sound and create this kinetic sound sculpture.
Episode 4: Laser music! Hear the sound of light as Frazer teams up with sound artist Loula Yorke to experiment with turning sound into light (and then back into sound) with a laser.
Episode 5: Learn how to unlock the hidden rhythms of light-up gadgets and toys, and discover how you can control sound using light with these simple circuits.