Experimental Instrument Resources

Here are a few notable websites on experimental instruments:

The Chandelier: a large-scale robotic musical instrument using various electronically controlled actuators. Created by Mike Fabio, Steve Pliam, Brian Demers, and Lucas Hernandez-Mena

The Überorgan, by Tim Hawkinson: Giant self-playing reed organ with welve large reservoirs, pressurized air that is computer regulated into the reed, electronically controlled by a player console, motion detectors, timers and various switches effect the scale, key and tone quality of the several large silver horn appendages. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U6scoFbhR4

Harddisko: an installation piece with raw computer sounds and rhythmic noises from sixteen hard drives. http://harddisko.ch.vu/

NoiseJunk: an archive of original, not common musical instrument/sculputers/musical interfaces etc. http://noisejunk.eu/index.php?page=home

Australia Adlib: A festival of musical instrument makers in Australia. http://www.abc.net.au/arts/adlib/stories/s880964.htm


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