Playlists feat. this artist 14
Experimental instruments and adventures in sound exploration since 1975.
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Peak position #64
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
track made using a faux fur kalimba see video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnuChpEHrGc photos: http://tinyurl.com/24akmz
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
Peak in sub-genre #12
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
Peak in sub-genre #9
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
Peak in sub-genre #10
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/
Peak in sub-genre #46
noise orientated track of the prototype built-in amp/speaker thumb piano.
short track of built-in amp/speaker thumb piano.
Peak in sub-genre #39
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
Peak in sub-genre #28
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
Peak in sub-genre #41
thumb piano noise-scape. This was created using a 2 tier kalimba made from a 14" diameter round metal serving tray.
Peak in sub-genre #81
Short track using mid-size cylindrical can with hairpin tines. Tuning and melody based on oud tuning.
Peak in sub-genre #30
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
Peak in sub-genre #36
Made using a cylindrical toffee tin and 10 hairpins. This is a single track split into two pitch mutated tracks that intersect.
Peak in sub-genre #34
Done with 12 street sweeper bristles wired to a cube shaped can.