By Opal Limited
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Air is a generative audio-visual work created by musician / software designer Peter Chilvers and Irish vocalist Sandra O’Neill. Based on concepts developed by Brian Eno, with whom Chilvers created Bloom, Air assembles vocal and piano samples into a beautiful, still and ever changing composition, which is always familiar, but never the same.
Air features four ‘Conduct’ modes, which let the user control the composition by tapping different areas on the display, and three ‘Listen’ modes, which provide a choice of arrangement. For those fortunate enough to have access to multiple iPhones and speakers, an option has been provided to spread the composition over several players.
Recommended for headphones and external speakers.
"Air is like 'Music for Airports' made endless - which is how I always wanted it to be" - Brian Eno
What's New in Version 1.3
iOS 5+ display bug fixed
AirPlay button added (where supported)
Band name updated to Letka
Letka biography and album details added
Peter Chilvers and Sandra O'Neill biographies updated
Soothing, tranquil and lovely
I listen to Air frequently both for its beauty and for the meditative state it creates.
A note about that special feature which activates when the app is played on multiple devices simultaneously: the effect is STUNNING, vastly more beautiful than I imagined it to be during the years I owned only one device.
It's quite limited compared to Music For Airports. But it is endless and randomic, so it's perfect for relaxing, meditation, insomnia (my case) and things like that.
great sounds, and reminiscent of "Airports". but in ios8 the note speed setting is invisible. Mine is now stuck playing one note and then going to silence. This badly needs a refresh
- Category: Music
- Updated: Feb 28, 2012
- Version: 1.3
- Size: 29.4 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Opal Limited
- © Opal Limited 2009
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.