TECHNOLOGY

 

ZHIYONG MIKE LI PRESENTS

Dream Machine - Interactive Music System

Advanced Live Music Performance System in VR

The Dream Machine Interactive Music System (DMIMS) is an advanced music performance system for live performances in Dream Machine, a music driven virtual reality experience. It's a modular system comprised of various Loop Switches, Sound Effect Triggers, Virtual Instruments and Effect Controls.

Designed by Zhiyong Mike Li. The DMIMS is an ambitious leap forward into the future of music performance. It's an experience with music, color, dance, light, and loops of knowledge, connection, community, and wisdom. The DMIMS is fully networked which can be performed independently, in a duo, or in as many "LoopMastas", As you could ever imagine.

In June 2022, the DMIMS's first showcase, is performed live by Vernon Reid, the founder and primary songwriter of the rock band Living Colour, inside the Dream Machine Virtual Performance Venue.  

PERFORM MUSIC LIKE NEVER BEFORE

 
Interactive Music System - Demo

Interactive Music System - Demo

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ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

Perform with loops, Instruments, Effects, Lights, Dances, and even Fireworks!

A new way to perform the music that you have never imagined before

THE LOOPTAR

Virtual Guitar Instrument

An uncoventional Instrument designed to be played in VR!

Controlled by the Oculus Controllers, you can play notes, change sounds, and apply various effects in an unprecedented way! 

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ARP SYNTH KEYBOARD

Virtual Keyboard Instrument

An unorthodox virtual synthesizer that is created specifically in VR.

The ARP features various sounds and effects. You can choose various sounds, add lush reverb & delays, and set up your own keys and scales!

PERFORM TOGETHER

Networked Performance

Powered by Normcore©, the DMIMS and the entire Dream Machine Experience are fully networked environments that allow you to perform independently, in a duo, or with as many performers as possible! 

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CUSTOMIZABLE LAYOUT

Customize your performce setup

Grab a module and change their positions. Alter the particle effects and lighting. Customize the functions of the pedals and drum pads. The Dream Machine Interactive Music System is a music-driven virtual reality sandbox that allows you to perform without limits.

TUTORIAL VIDEOS

 
DMIMS - Looptar Tutorial
DMIMS - Arp Keyboard Tutorial
 

WATCH A FULL PERFORMANCE DEMO

 

EXPERIENCE DREAM MACHINE

DREAM MACHINE IS A MUSIC-DRIVEN JOURNEY THROUGH A FANTASTICAL 3D ENVIRONMENT
FEATURING VERNON REID AS THE LOOPMASTA

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Dream Machine is an ambitious leap forward into the future of entertainment, art, and experience. It combines multiple art forms, media, and disciplines to offer a world, conceived by Nona Hendryx, in which experiences including performances, games, and stories, can happen. Although it can be experienced solo, it is intended for community. Together we are stronger than any one of us could ever imagine.

STAY TUNED

The Dream Machine Interactive Music System (DMIMS) is an ongoing, continuously updated project. Various new features are planned and will be constantly updated on this page.

 

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