<a href="https://design-milk.com/the-brilliant-sound-experience-pop-up-by-sonos-google/holly-herndon_the-brilliant-sound-experience_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2019/06/Holly-Herndon_The-Brilliant-Sound-Experience_1-810x578.jpg" alt="The Brilliant Sound Experience by Sonos Illuminates the Science of What We Hear" /></a>
For three days in New York City an immersive multi-room sensory experience created by <a href="https://www.sonos.com/en-us/home" rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sonos</a> in partnership with <a href="https://assistant.google.com/" rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Google Assistant</a> invited visitors to delve into interactive installations of sound, music, and light to explain the properties and experience of sound.
The Brilliant Sound Experience uses new music from 4AD label artists The National and Holly Herndon, alongside interactive installations to illustrate the properties and dynamics of sound, how it layers into music, and the evocative nature of music. Each room is in essence a self-contained universe of light and sound, each designed to provide listeners the aural and visual cues to better recognize how our brains process sound/music:
Room One – The Physics of Sound
Featuring “Eternal” by Holly Herndon, a track from the AI-aided album, PROTO, the first room utilizes 18 Sonos Play:5s, one Sonos One, and one Sonos Sub, to weave 20 individual tracks into a singular tapestry of