Brian Crabtree of Monome sent us a link to the above clip and writes:

Thought you might like this design detail. We originally had a sortof “logo” pattern flash on startup, which is abstract in reality, pretty disassociative. Now you get the satisfying sense of physically “giving” power to the device.

Related: [Fireside Chat] Brian Crabtree (Monome), David Rose (Ambient Devices), and Nathan Seidle (Spark Fun Electronics)