You may be able to own this machine if you give money to WFMU during their fundraising marathon next month!
Alida made an egg carton bass and I wanted to steal the idea but I didn’t have any eggs, so I used a box of tofu.
baking soda and vinegar on a contact microphone
Wiping an amplified window.
big spring with contact microphone.
toot toot toot
Today a single key, tomorrow an octave?
Spinning flower sings Mozart!
A hastily-constructed Max patch reads a midi file and turns it into rotation speeds for the motorized flower. Based on the wooden synthesizer and an idea by John Glover.
You can actually see the motor seize up when it tries to hit the high note the second time.