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    Two very different kinds of crazy "on the edge" stuff in successive posts. Great things happening out there.
    "For every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert, but for every fact there is not necessarily an equal and opposite fact" (Thomas Sowell, 1995 in The Vision of the Anointed)

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    Electro-magnetic resonance

    10 specially tuned steel bell plates. Played not by striking, but without touching, using electro-magnets. Sounds very eerie, though the video sound quality is poor - headphones help!

    http://vimeo.com/110877203


    Concept by composer Ed Carter. Plates by me. Electronics by Dave Cranmer. Structure and lighting design by Nikki Locke.

    This has been a memorial installation in a church in the North East of England. The work commemorates the 1962 George Elmy lifeboat disaster. Tonight, it has been out on the quay-side, with a brass band, braving the elements. Sadly I wasn't able to go to the other corner of the country to catch it - I've been busy with other things - see the next post...
    Last edited by Matt Nolan; 05-13-2015 at 05:31 AM. Reason: trying to fix video embed

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    Getting Spizzy with it (again)

    I've started again on another Spizz tribute cymbal. Hoping I don't crack this one! It has gone better than the earlier one so far...




    It has got to rest for a few days, then I'll check the sound and maybe make some minor tweaks. Then the final lathing passes and some secret-sauce patina. Ready in time for PASIC!!

    Cheers,
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    Octogong

    Here's a recent gong commission that you might like.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYbisNUvvFk


    The octopus motif is hammered in relief and patinated in a combination of processes. It is an artistic interpretation of this image:




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    WOW.


    It looks like you're barely hitting it.
    Ps 150:5

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    Fantastic sound! (But the embedding/link doesn't work, you have to copy/paste the url.)

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    I saw the clip on Facebook today.
    Fantastic!
    Showed it to my wife (she is a very fine musician) and the reaction was: "Wow, we need to have something like that in home."
    I'll give you a call very soon Mr.Nolan.
    Good Job!

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    Amazing, Matt!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThomasL View Post
    Fantastic sound! (But the embedding/link doesn't work, you have to copy/paste the url.)
    It's not me. Something up with the cymbalholic server. I fixed it once and then it broke again on a page reload. Fixed it again, seems stable this time. We'll see...

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