Sound Cocoon Turns Your Motion Into Music
The hammock was created by acoustics experts to detect movement and translate it into song
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.