there’s a few stories behind this thing. suffice to say it was wired worng, looked like this:
and sounded like “this”:http://www.mediumrecords.com/random/wp-content/wsg002c.mp3
an earlier attempt, also wired wrong, looked like this:
and sounded like “this”:http://www.mediumrecords.com/random/wp-content/wsg001.mp3
circuit was an attempt to build the design from here: “http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/analogsynth/YOUR_FIRST_SYNTH/YOUR_FIRST_SYNTH.html”:http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/analogsynth/YOUR_FIRST_SYNTH/YOUR_FIRST_SYNTH.html
but i got the pin numbers of the ic wrong. hopefully i can recreate what i did with that in the future (not sure if the picture really tells the story at that point or not) … i jotted some notes down but who know where those might be.
find out how *YOU* can be a total prick:
for certain reasons not to be gone into further at the moment, i was in need of a microphone to talk to conspirators through the computer with.
this is the important parts of an old junk microphone with candlestick adaptor for table top use.
sound pretty crappy.
bq. Art is passing through a latent period. A force exists which man is unable to express… It is for this reason that we are asking all men of science throughout the world, who are conscious of the fact that art is vital necessity for the human race, to orient a part of their research towards the discovery of luminous and malleable substances and the sound producing instruments that will make possible the development of tetra-dimensional art.
–_Lucio Fontana_, +Spazialismo manifesto+, 1962
someone more clever than me made “this thing”:http://www.itkp.uni-bonn.de/~wichmann/pictures/andreas-jenga.jpg
so i copied:
“this video”:http://www.mediumrecords.com/random/?page_id=8 shows you all you need to ever know about economics.
repeated viewing will help it seem to make sense