odin.fr. Title: Annie et Artus avec un prototype de 36 Anches Odin. How do you swap the transmission from organ to drive bicycle?
D says re controlling barrel organ valves using MIDI:
Do I want something like this? You bet:
More random interesting stuff
- Suggested modification to transport device
(Via Twankle & Glisten)
Other news: I started drawing stuff, talked to a couple of engineers, and am looking forward to meeting a French organ man, basically to see if he can do me some kidneys)
- Pantomime-horse-drawn fake barrel organ
I thoroughly approve of Reactor‘s carriage propulsion concept:
But will I be able to find such people to draw me across Europe? On balance, bicycle may still be best.
QE1 once sent an organ avec grinder but sans monkey to Sultan Mehmet, but I don’t think anything good came of it–at any rate, there’s not much Orlando Gibbons being played in Istanbul these days.
Biciclown, the excellent Álvaro Neil, is in Istanbul at the moment. Here’s one of his promotional videos:
And here’s de heer