Monday, March 25, 2013

House Of The Rising Sun Covered By A Computer, Yes Humans, This Means Your Days Are Numbered!


House of the Rising Sun Covered by Legacy Computer Equipment video art music video device computers
House of the Rising Sun Covered by Legacy Computer Equipment video art music video device computers
Although this has been making the rounds here and there it’s taken me a few weeks to actually sit down and appreciate this cover of The Animals House of the Rising Suncovered entirely using audio samples recorded from legacy computer equipment and diagnostic machines. The piece uses four primary “instruments” including an HP Scanjet 3P, an Atari 800XL with an EiCO Oscilloscope as the organ, a Texas instrument Ti-99/4A with a Tektronix Oscilloscope as the guitar and a hard-drive powered by a PiC16F84A microcontroller as the bass drum and cymbal. Video and music by PURETUNE. (viadudecraft)
UPDATE: Here’s a similar video done three years ago by James Houston, covering Radiohead. (thnx, stephen!)

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