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[the user] dot-matrix symphony

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by --zeSto--, Mar 20, 2003.

  1. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- 12oz Veteran Member

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    [the user] dot-matrix symphony

    Discussion started by --zeSto-- - Mar 20, 2003

    so [the user] decided to make music.

    [audio][video]

    The Symphony for dot matrix printers is a work which transforms
    obsolete office technology into an instrument for musical performance.
    The Symphony focuses the listener's attention on a nearly forgotten
    technology: the dot-matrix printer. Specifically, it employs the noises
    the printers make as the sole sound source for a musical composition.
    Leaving the constituent elements untouched, the process imposes a new
    order upon them, reorganizing the sounds along a musical structure.

    http://www.fondation-langlois.org/e/projets/50-5-1999/images/d00005046.jpeg'>




    becasue Nerds need to know !
     
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  2. SteveAustin

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    SteveAustin - Replied Mar 20, 2003

    we used to have a newswire that fed directly into a dot matrix. The sound patterns it emitted were pretty cool. Sadly...it is now gone.
     
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  3. --zeSto--

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    --zeSto-- - Replied Mar 20, 2003

    click the [audio] link at the top for a tune!

    it's wild to make music out of such noise.
     
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    !@#$% - Replied Mar 20, 2003

    you reminded me of my crazy club days
    when after a night of raging
    practically any noise one heard, whether it be auto, bus, helicopter, engines, airplanes, etc. sounded like it fit a beat
     
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    Intangible - Replied Mar 20, 2003

    this has nothing to do with the matrix!!! you tricky fuckface....
     
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    --zeSto-- - Replied Mar 20, 2003

    huh? It's not playing.

    I'll try the rightclick>save method
     
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    Kr430n5_666 - Replied Mar 20, 2003

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    --zeSto-- - Replied Mar 20, 2003

    I knew you'd toss up the horns after seing this!
     
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