Sound and Music

Using Bela for synthesis, audio effects, music creation, and sound design

Gliss Patch Notes 2

Gliss Patch Notes 2Using Signal mode as a performance attenuator


[in.tangible]Exploring indeterminism in sound art with a tangible and interactive installation

Tristan Arp meets Gliss

Tristan Arp meets GlissOmnichord inspired strumming patch from Mexico City-based musician

Migrant Sound Stamps

Migrant Sound StampsArgentinian overseas migration brought to life in this interactive sound sculpture

Gliss Patch Notes 1

Gliss Patch Notes 1Using Record mode synced to a clock for pattern control

Barker meets Gliss

Barker meets GlissGliss gets put through its paces by Barker

Fósil acústico

Fósil acústicoColombian sound installation expands the inner ear to architectonic scales

Principium 3.1

Principium 3.1 Magnetic Matrix Sequencer and Sampling Keyboard

Belle Box

Belle BoxAlex Tkalenko has created a mobile laboratory for experimenting with new instrument designs

Variety Box Effects Pedal

Variety Box Effects PedalMartin Robinson's explorations with Bela, Pure Data and FAUST

2022 Rewind

2022 RewindA look back of some of the best community projects from last year

Krzysztof Cybulski on Instrument Design

Krzysztof Cybulski on Instrument DesignInterview with the Polish artist about his work and latest instruments

Kuplen: Hands-On Physical Modelling

Kuplen: Hands-On Physical ModellingTactile, tiltable surface with bowed string synthesis

An effects pedal for free improvisation

An effects pedal for free improvisationFinnish musician Jukka Kääriäinen's Bela based guitar pedal

Tom Kessler's guitar machine

Tom Kessler's guitar machineThis idiosyncratic pedal packs in a drum machine, FM synth, and loads of effects

Laser Projections in Nature

Laser Projections in NatureAlberto Novello and the intertwining of analogue light and elemental sound

Sabbia: live electronics

Sabbia: live electronicsAn instrument for electroacoustic improvisation

DIY Synth Voice

DIY Synth VoiceTransforming Bela into a fully featured Eurorack modular voice

2021 Rewind

2021 RewindA showcase of some of the best community projects from the past year


CrescenteElectroacoustic feedback instrument from Portuguese musician Henrik Ferrara

Degrees of Granularity

Degrees of GranularityPorcelain sculpture and interactive sound installation

Microtonal Subtractive Synth: KSSL #9

Microtonal Subtractive Synth: KSSL #9Semi-finalist at the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition

Design for microtonality

Design for microtonalityNeod is a new instrument with 53 pitches per octave

Bird Translator

Bird TranslatorTransforming the human voice into birdsong

Prism Bell

Prism BellAn oversized musical instrument for large scale musical gestures

Pandora's Box

Pandora's BoxImprovising with an unstable feedback system between the physical and the digital

The PRP Voyager

The PRP VoyagerPerforming with Pseudo Random Pulses


MORPHAn electro-acoustic instrument for gestural sound design

"Noise does not judge"Dissonance by Antton Nuotio


BenderBoxThe Bela-powered device on Snarky Puppy's Grammy Award Winning Album

The 2020 Bela Project Roundup

The 2020 Bela Project RoundupThe best community projects of the past year


AmbulationExtended soundwalking with Bela

Multichannel interactive granulator

Multichannel interactive granulatorA synthesizer by Raphael Panis using Bela, Trill and CTAG

Bela Features on BLAER's new album

Bela Features on BLAER's new albumAn effects box made with Bela and Pure Data

A Vocal Effects Unit For Kids

A Vocal Effects Unit For KidsInspired by kids, built with Bela and Pure Data

The 2019 Bela Project Roundup

The 2019 Bela Project RoundupOur favourite community projects from the past year

On the Division of a String

On the Division of a StringA multichannel installation and performance


Euro-TrillTouch Sensing for Modular Synthesisers

Sonic Circuit Sculptures

Sonic Circuit SculpturesHelen Leigh makes magic with Trill Craft

Celestial Harmonies

Celestial HarmoniesAn audio-visual installation built with Bela

The Chowndolo

The ChowndoloAn interactive sonic sculpture built with Bela

The Ganesh

The GaneshA probability-based Eurorack sequencer

Introducing the CTAG Multichannel Audio System

Introducing the CTAG Multichannel Audio SystemMultichannel audio for Bela

Opal Rhythm Computor by DMX Krew

Opal Rhythm Computor by DMX KrewA drum machine and sampler


Sverm-ResonansAn interactive installation with resonating guitars and Bela

Bela and Analog Synths

Bela and Analog SynthsInterfacing with an analog synth using Bela and Pure Data