Insect Variation

from by Steven White

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A crank is turned, which rotates a chain, which rotates a chain with metal rods attached, which gets dragged across two large springs resulting in a deep resonating rhythmic done. At the same time, a metal rod strikes 4 hacksaw blades of varying lengths and pitches. This creates a rhythm that is offset by the drone of the springs. The metal body of the “insect” acts as a resonating chamber.


from The ReCombine Project, released October 4, 2013



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The ReCombine Project Ontario

Visual artist Steven White tore apart an obsolete combine harvester and built a series of sound sculptures, known as "The Combine Project." Mudtown records has launched "The ReCombine Project," where recordings of the sound sculptures are available to the public to 'ReCombine' into new pieces. A selection of these 'ReCombined' pieces will be released by Mudtown Records at a future date. ... more

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