But is it MUSIC?
July 5, 2006 6:29 PM   Subscribe

David Webber makes awesome sound art things from christmas trees, pot plants, household stuff, food blenders and hard drives. His good friend Ray Wilson builds awesome modular synths. Ray will also show you how to make your own Weird Sound Generator.
posted by nylon (8 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
We call them "potted plants" on this side of the pond.

"Pot plants" are something else entirely here.
posted by squalor at 7:46 PM on July 5, 2006

Hey, pot plants are responsible for many awesome sound art things.
posted by melt away at 8:51 PM on July 5, 2006

By the way Nylon, thanks. I love sound art - also the Music From Outer Space site is one of the most fun ways of learning about synths and sound circuitry. Actually some good basic electronics in there somewhere too. I've used it a bit before but definitely worthy of being part of a fpp.
posted by melt away at 8:58 PM on July 5, 2006

Webbers "AO2000" is a glorious, clanking, growling buzzing mess of a contraption, and made me glad to be alive while listening and watching it go through it's cacaphonous machinations. And it includes a Bustelo coffee can! Brilliant! Thanks, Nylon!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 11:22 PM on July 5, 2006

I built myself a Weird Sound Generator just a few weeks ago. Well worth the couple of hours of soldering time. Enormous fun to mess about with.
posted by popkinson at 4:07 AM on July 6, 2006

I really like all the photos of different Weird Sound Generators that people built, about halfway down the last link.
posted by SmileyChewtrain at 4:45 AM on July 6, 2006

Odder than a bionic moose.
posted by slixtream at 6:17 AM on July 6, 2006

posted by verisimilitude at 8:14 AM on July 6, 2006 [1 favorite]

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