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New Scientist Culture Lab on Variable 4

New Scientist’s Culture Lab blog is one of our favourite places on the web to read about the intersections between art and science. They were kind enough to cover our recent London showcase, featuring some background on the piece and an astute observation of the similarity between Variable 4′s weather station and Futurama’s Bender

It also features Culture Lab’s first ever podcast, in conversation with James about the piece. Listen here.

8-channel DJ set

Another interview has also been published recently on Dazed Digital, alongside some staggering photographs by Drew Cox. Read here.

Some exciting plans are also emerging for Variable 4′s next appearance, in the changeable autumn. More on this very soon.

About Variable 4

Variable 4 is an outdoor sound installation that translates live weather conditions into an ever-changing piece of music, using weather sensors and custom software to generate and recombine thousands of musical fragments. Read more about the piece...