20. May 2016 4
For the interactive drum robot installation “MR-808 Interactive” we need interfaces that control this art installation. We choose Nexus 7 2013 (second version) Tablets as they are cheap (ca. 120€ at Ebay) and easy to use. On them we open a web-based drum sequencer that controls the physical moves of the robot in realtime. (more…)
“A machine which gives to performer possibility to play on three instruments (violin, viola and cello) simultaneously. Invented by Vladimir Jevgenjevich Pliassov (20.03.56). The inventor demonstrates his invention himself.”
Steam Machine Music is a homebuilt mechanical instrument made mostly from vintage Meccano parts. The instrument is driven by a steam engine that provides the whole instrument with energy.
“Glockenbot is an electro-mechanical metallophone with timbres similar to a glockenspiel. The bot utilizes 13 CalTron solenoid beater assemblies which were designed at CalArts for this instrument, emphasizing a low-cost approach to fabrication.”
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