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Odd Machine


Electronic circuit, jacarandá wooden box

Object with a sequence of nine original experimentals and melodics noises in loop. This is also the soundtrack of the video OddÍmpar. The device contains a chip holding nine digitally-encoded melodies ranging in length from 5 to 40 seconds. The name and idea is derived from a popular Chinese device that intones repeating loops of Buddhist chanting. In 2005, Brian Eno was inspired by this device and began working on a small musical loop PLAyer they called the Buddha Machine.

12 x 12 x 12 cm
4.7 x 4.7 x 4.7 in

Digital video
3 minutes 53 seconds

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