Daito Manabe is from Tokyo, Japan. Born in 1976, he received the Bachelor of Mathematics from Tokyo University of Science. After working as a systems engineer and programmer, he graduated from the International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences in 2004, and went on to be an instructor in the Department of Inter-Media Art at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Daito is an internationally performing Turntablist and Sound Artist whose work focuses on surround/oscillation/super-low-frequency technology and explores sensual peculiarity, commonality, and interaction. Daito gave a comprehensive hands-on workshop about the use of Max/MSP/Jitter and Ms Pinky. Click here to see a short video from this historic event.
Here’s Daito jamming on a custom system he created for audio/visual turntable performance using MsPinky + Max/MSP/Jitter.
Please visit his website and his youtube channel to see the numerous other projects in which he’s involved.