And here. I would dearly love to find out more about Alphonse and his creations. Someone once showed me a magazine with a few relevant pictures, but I’ve forgotten who/what/where.
All but the blind will have noticed my background tribute on this blog’s front page to Robert Wiene. The OpenFlix/YouTube publishing of Dr Caligari is a wonderful moment. Now, hopefully, the rest of his output, and sound mashups of Dr C. Wikipedia says that he was working with Cocteau on one when he died. Maybe Johnny Depp or someone from that stream would like to put up some dosh, and, if I don’t get the score contract, at least employ my organ (almost finished) and my monkey (still around) for the fairground scenes.
- Gallery: antecedents, construction, arrival, outings
(See also the page with audio excerpts.) 12/12/2014 The organ-grinder’s superkazoos go on sale 21/11/2014 First great work of art inspired by the
- Palm or similar as integrated sound control device
Rather than mucking around with Gumstix and stuff, the excellent Christian Blanchard runs his Orgautomatix from MIDI data and a MIDI
QE1 once sent an organ avec grinder but sans monkey to Sultan Mehmet, but I don’t think anything good came of
- Joan de Son Rapinya: English lesson no. 1
There’s a clever name for phonetic language parodies which I have forgotten because it’s hot and I have been undergoing ye
- Barcelona vs Madrid, part n
The Dutch magazine Elsevier has made available digitalised versions of its early output. Here is Henri van Booven, reporting on a