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Self-made tupperware instruments by ADACHI Tomomi

ADACHI Tomomi, born in Kanazawa, Japan in 1972, is performer, composer, sound poet, installation artist, and occasional theater director. He has made several sound installations and original instruments.

ADACHI’s self-made instruments are consists of simple electronic circuit, almost case built in tupperware. They never can make precise pitch, but have good sound and noise, easy to operate and carry and worked by battery.

Tomomin and Tomomin synthesizer
The Tomomin (left) and more complicated Tomomin synthesizer

The Tomomin, a simple monophonic oscillator device, has been used by Mike Patton, Omoide-hatoba and other musicians.

Check this page for more of Adachi’s instruments.

Link via Homemade Noize

Short links for October 24th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on October 24th, 2007:

Japanese Hiding Place (photo by Torin Boyd/Polaris)
Can you spot where the person is hiding? Hilarious and sad at the same time…
  • Gmail IMAP – Gmail now supports IMAP!
  • PlusDeck – Cassette-to-MP3 converter – Still have old cassette tapes worth saving? You can easily convert them to digital formats with plusdeckEX and plusdeck2c. (or just don’t be lazy and hook up your old cassette player to your computer…)
  • Chris Gilmour – Beautiful cardboard sculptures, including a typewriter, 12 speed bicycles, a grand piano, a coffee machine, and a life size car.