Kayleigh Beard

Kayleigh sings, performs, and makes her own digital instruments. With deep bass, beats, synths, and spacious vocals, she creates melancholic electronic music. To find serenity in today's overwhelming world.

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Guitar Bow Piece

This music piece is still in progress. I am trying to create an unreal dreamy / nature ­like music experience. For this piece, I have been experimenting with sampling string sounds by playing on my guitar with a violin bow. Besides, I am also learning and exploring Ableton Live. I posted this piece on blend.io, a platform so that I can share my complete set of Ableton Live project files.

https://blend.io/kayleigh/guitarbowpiece-project

WallTalk – Connecting Generations

A high quality relationship between elderly and their (grand)children can be beneficial for all generations involved. However, a communication barrier can exist between the younger and older generations, because generally each generation prefers different communication methods. This can negatively influence the grandparent­(grand)child relationship.

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Visual Songs

To explore the techniques of computational intelligence (text mining and machine learning), me and some other Lifestyle Informatics students initiated Visual Songs.

While artists themselves translate their lyrics into sound, we challenged ourselves by the problem of visualizing their songs and automatically generating a mood board based on written songs.

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Soular – a Neurofeedback Lamp

Soular is a neurofeedback lamp that allows you to get a deeper insight of your attention levels, as they are visualised with light and sound. The concept of this lamp is based on biofeedback: the gaining of information and awareness of unconscious physiological changes in order to learn to influence them at will.

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