augmented reality
The First Great iPhone App Grows Up

The very first iPhone apps were universally dull. And then Bloom came out. Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers built the app and released it just a few months after Apple opened the App Store in July 2008. It was immediately obvious that something special was happening. The app was interesting on an artistic level, one that made you reconsider the relationship between technology and music. And my God, these two have done it again with augmented reality. Read More >>

Brian Eno — Ambient 1: Music for Airports

In high school I had a weird ritual where I would listen to this suite while I did my math homework. But it sort of makes sense because Brian Eno wanted this music to reduce tension. He conceived it while observing the stress and rush at a German airport during the mid-1970s. And it really works. Read More >>

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Brian Eno’s Bonkers New iPad App Thinks for Itself

Brian Eno has made some trippy iOS music apps before but the latest, Scape, takes Tiger Mountain by wackiness. Look at the video above. What are all those strange symbols and shapes? Is this a music app or a weird new age religion? Or Scientology? Read More >>

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Brian Eno Composed the Windows 95 Start-Up Chime On a Mac

Well there's a revelation for you. That iconic, ingrained in your Windows-using memory, start-up sound, was firstly produced by Brian Eno, and secondly on a Mac. Seems Brian's not a fan of Windows PCs. Read More >>