[[http://www.animusic.com/ Animusic]] is a two-man company that uses software they've developed to make computer animations out of MIDI-based music. These animations are made from the MIDI files, rather than animated separately from the music. In LaymansTerms, music goes in, computer animation comes out.

Animusic have released two [=DVDs=] of their works, a single, "[[http://soundcloud.com/animusic_tracks/animusic-so12-glarpedge Glarpedge]]", and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIh924CPk_c a third DVD, consisting of 8 songs, is in development]].

''Animusic: A Computer Animation Video Album:''
* "Future Retro"
* "Stick Figures"
* "Aqua Harp"
* "Drum Machine"
* "Pipe Dream"
* "Acoustic Curves"
* "Harmonic Voltage"

''Animusic 2: A New Computer Animation Video Album:''
* "Starship Groove"
* "Pogo Sticks"
* "Resonant Chamber"
* "Cathedral Pictures"
* "Pipe Dream 2"
* "Fiber Bundles"
* "Gyro Drums"
* "Heavy Light"
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!!This series contains examples of:
* AcceptableBreaksFromReality: As [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] and [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] by [[WordOfGod Wayne]]. A majority of the instruments likely wouldn't move the same way or work as well (if at all) in real life.
* AlienSky: "Heavy Light" has quite a few of the gas giants float around in the background.
** The sky in "Resonant Chamber" appears to contain multiple moons.
* AllCGICartoon
* {{Bizarchitecture}}: Most of the videos qualify.
** "Heavy Light" takes this a step further by having the instruments built ''into'' [[{{Mayincatec}} the building]].
* BizarreInstrument: Some of the instruments in the videos.
* BottomlessPits: Used in "Drum Machine", "Acoustic Curves", and "Gyro Drums".
** However, a floor is implied in Drum Machine (especially in the solo cam that shows all the gears), and the split-screen view of Gyro Drums shows a small circular light base which doesn't appear in the main animation.
* ClockPunk: "Resonant Chamber" features a massive, composite stringed instrument that looks like something out of Creator/LeonardoDaVinci's imagination and plays itself with jointed mechanical arms.
* ConceptArtGallery: Included as a bonus feature on the [=DVD=]s.
* EasterEgg: On the Animusic 2 DVD, there is a hidden loop button to the right of the main buttons.
* EtherealChoir: Used in "Beyond the Walls", "Future Retro", "Fiber Bundles", and "Heavy Light".
* FrickinLaserBeams: Commonly used in the videos.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In "Starship Groove", whenever the red robot finishes any of his pieces for the song, he wobbles slightly to the rhythm and holds his arms out as if he's pleased with himself.
* GenreShift: Often happens in the middle of a song.
* GratuitousPanning: Used to great effect in the surround mix of "Gyro Drums".
* HardLight: "Heavy Light", of course. They produce music and percussion. Also used for the percussion in "Fiber Bundles".
* HeavyMeta: "Acoustic Curves".
* MoodWhiplash: In "Resonant Chamber", most prominently at the climax.
* TheOner: "Drum Machine".
* PianoKeyWave: "Starship Groove", played with [[https://www.yamaha.com/thehub/home.html?CNTID=5118735 Yamaha's Disklavier piano]].
* PipeMaze: Around the rooms in the music videos for "Pipe Dream" and "Pipe Dream 2".
* RecurringRiff: The last quarter of "Symphonica" borrows the leitmotif of "Resonant Chamber" for several measures.
* RockMeAmadeus: "Cathedral Pictures" contains excerpts from Mussorgsky's "Music/PicturesAtAnExhibition", specifically "Promenade","The Hut on Fowls Legs",and "The Great Gate of Kiev", all arranged for an organ, an electric bass, and drums.
* SeriesMascot: A [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapman_stick Chapman stick]] called "Mr. Stick", first appearing in "Stick Figures" and later on in "Pogo Sticks".
* ShoutOut: According to WordOfGod, "Fiber Bundles" was done InTheStyleOf the music from ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank''.
* SignatureStyle: Combining the natural with the bizarre; robots playing otherwise traditional instruments seems to be a favorite.
** Humans never being seen is one of the most overarching aspects of the Animusic signature style. When the instruments aren't being played by robots, they play themselves.
* SlowElectricity: Used in "Harmonic Voltage" and "Fiber Bundles".
* SpaceIsNoisy: Seen in "Starship Groove".
* TruckDriversGearChange: In "Acoustic Curves" [[note]]up a whole step on the last repeat of the "chorus"[[/note]], "Seventh Alloy" [[note]]down a half step after the midsection before transitioning back[[/note]], and "Harmonic Voltage" [[note]]borderline case at the end, as the bass line shifts up a whole step but the actual key shifts by a perfect fifth and features an entirely new melody[[/note]].
* VisualPun: In "Pogo Sticks" the points where the instruments go under a bridge on the track are also the "bridges" of the song being played.
* UncommonTime: "Starship Groove" is in 7/4 time, and parts of "Resonant Chamber" are in 5/4 time. The second half of "Drum Machine" is in the latter time frame, too.
* WeirdMoon: Seen in "Resonant Chamber". There is a moon in each of the four windows, and [[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy each of them is at a different phase]].
* {{Zeerust}}: "Future Retro" uses futuristic sounds with retro-styled instruments.
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