Tools of the Trade

Convert visual images into sound in Ableton

By Jack Wiggins

What if you could take an image and convert it into sound? Well, artist RUWA has made an Ableton device with Max for Live that does just that—and he’s made it available for free. All you have to do to get rock*picSynth is download RUWA’s album for free from his Bandcamp page and the software comes bundled within the pack. Check out the video below on this awesome application.