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Re: OT:Music Concrete, literally
Here's a really nice example of printer use (or just creative
instrumentation in general) - a Radiohead cover, done w/dot matrix
printer, scanner, a pile of hard drives and a Sinclair Spectrum.
apologies if this was posted previously.
I suppose a few pages of that paper could be taped together and looped,
> I'm reminded of "line printer music", where dot matrix printers would
> print long streams of certain characters to produce tones. I remember
> miles of fanfold paper being consumed to test and play versions of
> "Popcorn" and the theme to "Dr. Who".
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Daryl Shawn <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> NOW we are TALKIN'. Multi-head playback with independent,
> continuously variable pitch!
> We just need a way to create new grooves on the fly...if we did
> this installation in, say, Phoeniz, Arizona, the asphalt would
> stay soft enough that it would (relatively) easy to wipe and start
> fresh, or add to the existing grooves (sound-on-sound, as it were).