We Need Your Help. Packaging Designer Wanted.
Happy fall! It seems the withering leaves on the trees are beginning to inspire questions related to whether this project is dead. We are happy to report that... Read more
New Enclosure Design / User Testing
Happy Summer! It's hot and sunny here in Philadelphia and we're excited because it's raining interns. We've had some new folks join our team for the summer allowing me... Read more
MIDI Sprout Progress Report
Happy Spring! It’s now almost a full year since you helped us reach our goal. While the process of producing the MIDI Sprout is taking much longer than... Read more
Tuning MIDI Sprouts for Temperature Variation
We’ve been having an exciting winter in our studios, basements and Google Hangouts bringing this technology to life. As we continue to come across some challenges, each one... Read more
Enclosure Update / Call to Action
Dear MIDI Sprout backers,
As you’ve seen from our previous post, MIDI Sprout development is well underway, with major elements of the design finalized and ready for production. We’re very... Read more
MIDI Sprout Newsletter #1
Dear MIDI Sprout backers,
Data Garden has been extremely busy the past three months. In addition to starting the development of your MIDI Sprouts we’ve also released two albums, curated... Read more
Rewards on the way!
Thanks again for your support!
The process of building all your MIDI Sprouts is quite intense and we're making good progress. While we're actually ahead of schedule in... Read more
Dear Delightful Devs,
We want to first of all show you all the love for helping us with the crucial development stage of the MIDI Sprout!
We're getting in touch... Read more
How to Get a MIDI Sprout if You Missed the Kickstarter Campaign
We're getting a lot of emails from people who found out about MIDI Sprout just after our Kickstarter ended. It's great that there's so much continued interest! If you'd like... Read more
We did it! Thanks to you, we will be releasing MIDI Sprout to the world, allowing you to listen to the music generated by your plants and even your... Read more
Here it is, the last day of the Kickstarter. We're so psyched on everyone's positive feedback and support!
Now that you've understood the basics and perhaps even per-ordered a MIDI... Read more
New Music Played by Plants on MIDI Sprout's Soundcloud
As we approach the final hours of our Kickstarter campaign we want to share with you some music we've been making at home with our MIDI Sprouts. All music on... Read more
Connecting Your Plant to a Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano with MIDI Sprout
What would it sound like if you connected your plant to a Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano MIDI with MIDI Sprout?
We invited Christopher Sean Powell of Spaceship Aloha... Read more
We want to express to you our sincere gratitude for having decided that this is an idea that should exist. We think so too and can’t wait to turn the... Read more
What We're Listening to...
Dear Plants and Humans,
First of all thank you so much for your support and enthusiasm! Here it is, the last week and we are so close to our goal!... Read more
Plant Consciouness & Communication
Are plants conscious? The answer may depend on how we define consciousness. Take a listen to this mix from our friend, Carlo Patrão and let us know what you think!... Read more
Moog and the MIDI Sprout
What’s the deal with this connection between plants and synthesizers?
As artists, we spend much of our time exploring our world through sound. For us, using synthesizers, computers and apps... Read more
Now You Can Listen to Your Plant on Your iPhone or iPad!
You've asked for it and we're bringing it!
Today, we've added a new backer reward which will allow anyone with an iPhone or iPad to listen to the music... Read more
Plants on Tour, 2014!
Thank you to all of those who have supported MIDI Sprout so far and to those considering supporting this project. We apologize for taking so long to post our first... Read more