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  1. Binatone Galaxy

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    An installation for used cassette players which looks on their obsolescence not as an ending, but as an opportunity to reconsider their functional potential. Superseded as playback devices, they become…

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    • Jean Tinguely - Homage to New York (1960)

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      A slightly brutal edit of the scarce footage of Jean Tinguely's most renowned work the self-destructing machine that failed to self-destruct.

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      • Works For Turntable

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        Audio / Video composition assembled from eight amplified kinetic sculptures for used record players

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        • Three Piece

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          A kinetic sound sculpture for two electric guitars and one bass. The footage was shot in two different locations where the work has been exhibited: Dartington College of Arts, Devon and Elevator Gallery,…

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          • Tape Music

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            Documentation of a piece I am working on for the SSCD_6.2 (homemade six-channel cassette delay), contact microphone and vases. The footage was shot at a recent gig in York, where it was live-fed and…

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            • Extended Piano

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              A kinetic sound sculpture. Two guitar strings are attached to two bass strings of an upright piano. Mechanised bows play the guitar strings, whose vibrations resonate sympathetically through the whole…

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              • Stephen Cornford & Ben Gwilliam - Recorded (on) Delivery

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                Stephen Cornford & Ben Gwilliams' body of work employs collaborative sound making at a distance from one another. Recorded (on) Delivery forms part of this ongoing practice: a new work in…

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                • For Violin, Viola and Tape

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                  • Air Guitar

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                    A single wheelchair motor slowly revolves both guitar and amplifier, creating a droning aeolian loop. The motion that produces the sound is one and the same motion which disperses it around the room.…

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                    • Five Introverted Machines

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                      An wall-based work for five identical first generation Philips cassette players. The tape heads have been detached and extended, probing for the machine's own electromagnetic emissions.

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                      • Percussion Duo

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                        A two part kinetic sound sculpture for record players, brushes, snare drum, cymbal and speakers made in summer 2010. Thanks to Bill Leslie, Laura Degenhardt and Sue Palmer for donating parts.

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                        • Archipelago

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                          Archipelago is a sculpture for 53 portable CD players. The work inverts their normal role as the source of audio, turning them instead into receptors of sound: ears. In doing so the work asks how…

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