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[the user] dot-matrix symphony

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

  1. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    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 !
     
  2. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    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.
     
  3. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    click the [audio] link at the top for a tune!

    it's wild to make music out of such noise.
     
  4. !@#$%

    !@#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    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
     
  5. Intangible

    Intangible 12oz Legend

    Joined: Jul 9, 2001 Messages: 17,479 Likes Received: 6
    this has nothing to do with the matrix!!! you tricky fuckface....
     
  6. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    huh? It's not playing.

    I'll try the rightclick>save method
     
  7. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
  8. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    I knew you'd toss up the horns after seing this!
     
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