A couple of weeks ago I produced a music video, using multiple Vixid feedback loops to turn live footage into an explosion of light and colour.
I’ve posted about the project on CreateDigitalMotion, but I thought it might be worth showing the “Director’s Cut” here, as it gives a more detailed look into how the VJX can be used to control and build feedback loops.
The “trick” here was using a Kaoss Pad Entrancer as a delay on one of the feedback loops, which softens the camera feedback and helps it to morph and develop, without turning into a strobing nightmare. There’s a couple of points with no Entrancer delay, notably during the guitar solo around 2:00 in the video.
If you don’t have an Entrancer, you could build a similar delay effect by routing an input through a video capture card and some VJ software effects.