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konsonant - A Unique Suite of Language Toys for Mac

Posted by Dave Seaman on Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Vienna, Austria - Independent developer Joerg Piringer today is pleased to announce his new playful sound app "konsonant" for Mac. The app features four unique interactive sound toys that offer a fascinating insight in human language. "konsonant" enables the user to play with letters and sounds, build acoustic machines, control morphing voice clouds and experiment with the alphabet.


"konsonant" is an extraordinary exploration of letters, voice and technology by the media artist Joerg Piringer. Containing a suite of original music tracks (downloadable for free as mp3s) as well as interactive musical artifacts, the app is in fact a music album with conventional music as well as sound toys for Mac.

Following the award winning success of Piringer's app "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz", "konsonant" is the next iteration of the artist's ongoing research on the potential entertaining qualities of letters and sound.

Features:
* Four different sound games
* Abstract letter graphics
* Physics simulation
* Includes 15 exclusive mp3-tracks by Joerg Piringer (downloadable for free)
* Works for Mac

System Requirements:
* Requires OSX 10.6 or later
* 49.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
konsonant 1.0 for Mac is offered at an introductory price of $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies). Available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Entertainment category.





Joerg Piringer is a media artist, musician and poet living in Vienna, Austria. He is a member of the Vegetable Orchestra and the Institute for Transacoustic Research. He works as a freelance artist and researcher in the fields of electronic music, radio art, sound and visual electronic poetry, online communities, live performance, sound installation, computer games and video art. 


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