I’m building a series of robotic instruments that play music based on MIDI input. Inspired by orchestrions and a long fascination I’ve had with fairground organs and street organs, these instruments are meant to entertain, not merely make interesting sounds.
Small victories in the endless race against time:
This is a true back-burner of a project, but it’s alive and well. Current research is focused on:
I packed up my electronics workspace at Orbital a few months ago, and declare this project to be officially on ice until a new workshop or music space turns up.