By one Martin Preston:
The machine is coming along very nicely, judging by the photos being posted over on Feisbuk. One of my eardrums exploded in August after a surfeit of Ivor Cutler, but they’re hoping to put in a new one in 4-6 months time which, if it doesn’t accurately render real sounds into electrical pulses, may need some kind of Schwarzenegger contraption too.
- Ultimate cargo bike
From Madras, via Wikimedia. The bike issue has been on the back burner for a few months. Maximus are wonderful but very expensive, so I’m hoping I’ll pick one up second-hand and cheap next spring as we start saying goodbye to the euro and the EU.
- What to do with all those extra MIDI outputs
The Emotion Organ (2007) is a synaesthetic simulacrum machine where players can explore the sensational interplay of feeling, seeing, hearing, smelling and motion. It is also a time machine – a re-engineered pump organ from 1895 that combines both old and emerging technology and builds upon a trajectory of several centuries-worth of ideas
- Donald for Dalai Lama, or Pope, or Caliph, or something
A Trump Taj Mahal Casino multitrack jukebox, to help make religion rather better than it has been, again.
- Two versions of Flann O’Brien’s “The workman’s friend”
With some relevant chunks of Henry Fielding.