Tony Fadd
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salad bowl 1
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Distortion and reverse loops using a kalimba made out of a wooden salad bowl. photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/1337759320/ how-to DIY: http://www.instructables.com/id/EN22NAFF5R8MST9
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Furfur
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
track made using a faux fur kalimba see video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnuChpEHrGc photos: http://tinyurl.com/24akmz
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altoid jump
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
short track using a thumb piano made from an Altoid - Curiously Strong Mints tin. There is a photo of the instrument here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/257907748
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Raw Metal
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
The Uncle Ben can & hairpin piano with heavy distortion. There is a photo of the instrument at http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/254464192
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UFO back down
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Solo thumb piano clip with an artifact of flutelike harmonics. UFO is the resonator shape, *back* is reversed, *down* is pitch shift. The instrument used can be viewed at http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/254464189
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Canny 1
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
This track uses a prototype kalimba with built-in amp and speaker. Some photos of the instrument are at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/271797529/
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Canny 2
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
noise orientated track of the prototype built-in amp/speaker thumb piano.
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Canny 3
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
short track of built-in amp/speaker thumb piano.
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xloopx
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Loop stacking. Solo thumb piano using Uncle Ben's Rice can and hairpins. The instrument can be viewed at http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/254464192
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Zedrin clone
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
This is the full track of a clip that is up at Oddmusic.com. The kalimba used here is made from a tiny flat Excedrin tin and bobby pins. The width is about an inch and a half. Photo here: http://www.oddmusic.com/gallery/om13500.html
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knob 3
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
thumb piano noise-scape. This was created using a 2 tier kalimba made from a 14" diameter round metal serving tray.
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duskbus
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Short track using mid-size cylindrical can with hairpin tines. Tuning and melody based on oud tuning.
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adjustment of the heart
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Exuberant improvisation made using a small heart shaped candy tin and 11 bobby pins. Photo at Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/254464190
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Dalai phon
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Made using a cylindrical toffee tin and 10 hairpins. This is a single track split into two pitch mutated tracks that intersect.
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Thrumtown
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
Done with 12 street sweeper bristles wired to a cube shaped can.
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Flasker
Electronic : Experimental Sounds
The instrument used here is an old hip flask with 11 hairpins mounted on the side. Photo at Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41969054@N00/270745388/