System Exit (sounds from the Large Hadron Collider)

March 14, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized 

This video looks and sounds better at 1080p.

The music was created using sounds produced by Cern’s Large Hadron Collider, as well as analogue synthesis and signal processing. I created it for the Synthgear.com remix competition and then decided to do this clip to make it more fun.

3D spaceship model and textures designed by T Green.

Other credits:
Thanks to Max Grueter for the Astronaut model. Check out his stuff, it’s amazing: www.grueter.com.

I also used a part of essjayvee’s model for the astronaut’s chair (from Google 3D warehouse).

I used Chris Laurel’s awesome open-source Celestia program to model and render the space journey, planets, etc. The fictional earth-like planet arrived at at the end is called Gradius and was created by Gradius_Fanatic.

There are three photos in the clip which were taken by the European Southern Observatory. Their catalogue numbers are:

eso0544a
eso0332a
eso0927a

The audio I put on youtube is mastered in a less-than-ideal way (and youtube’s audio isn’t much good). This track and others will be *professionally mastered* in the near future and will be released on the net.

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