Note: this post is from 2007, outbound links may be broken.
Music from a Cardboard Box?
What happens when you give a two-and-a-half year old boy a cardboard box and then tell him to destroy it?
Talin Box Destroyer
Wayne from Urban Myths recorded the result and created electronic music from it.
In this piece, Talin Box Destroyer was given a cardboard box and a packet of rubber bands. All the sounds in this piece resulted from the box being tapped, kicked, slammed with a mallet, filled with toys and shaken, rubber bands being strung across it (luckily only I and Talin’s mum Laura were injured, and soon decided the rubber bands were just too dangerous for Talin) and eventually torn to pieces.
Check out Music from a Cardboard Box? for a link to download the mp3.