Sound Cocoon Turns Your Motion Into Music

Sound Cocoon Turns Your Motion Into Music
Gaming & Play

The hammock was created by acoustics experts to detect movement and translate it into song

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 27 july 2016

Architectural acoustics expert Dave Rife and studio engineer Gabe Liberti (Dave & Gabe) have teamed up to create Hyper Thread, a sound cocoon—or tent, for reference—which houses seven silk hammocks with cushioned seats. The seats have built-in sensors which detect motion; as you swing around, the momentum and positioning of the hammocks change the part of the track they’re responsible for. In total, there are seven songs which cycle throughout the installation.

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