Mumbles is a modular formatted six voice set of circuit bent AM-FM radios with a built in diode interference matrix.
Mumbles is a modular formatted six voice set of circuit bent AM-FM radios with a built in diode interference matrix.The modules are 3D printed and hosted in a 50's era cigar box I restored. Each radio voice is bent slightly different the the next such that in unison very thick layers of sound emerge. The video shows it in use with a sequencer and small euro rack kit.
Frequently Asked Questions
What inspired you to do this?
I love the idea of radio static as an instrument.
How long did it take to make it?
about four months.
How long have you been doing things like this?
How much did this cost to do?
about 300.00 in parts.
Have you done other things like this?
What did you wish you knew before you started this?
not much but sourcing radios was harder than I thought it would be.
Are there plans available to make this? Do you sell this?
no, its an exploration of sorts, the idea is repeatable but the results aren't.
a short wave version.
My pursuit is to loosely outline perceived phenomena, to develop the tools and conditions for emergent expression, and to allow that expression to grow unencumbered to a point of perceived resolution or shared understanding.
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