Moodplay is a system that allows users to collectively control music and lighting effects to express desired emotions. The interaction is based on our Mood Conductor participatory performance system that uses web, data visualisation and affective computing technologies. We explore how artificial intelligence, semantic web and synthesis can be combined to provide new personalised and immersive musical experiences. Participants can choose degrees of energy and pleasantness to shape the music played using our web app.

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Photos from Digital Shoreditch 2015 and the BBC Sound: Now and Next conference.

If you are interested in the project, please contact us:

Mathieu Barthet (
George Fazekas (
Alo Allik (
James Woodbridge
(Centre for Digital Music ( & Media and Arts Technology programme ( at Queen Mary University of London)

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