44.5 x 35 x 8cm
Turntable with 16 channel sampler
Musical interpretations of data
'Datasound' offers an alternative and more sensual interpretation of electronic data by exploring their musical potential. 'Datasound' is a fully functional musical instrument that enables you to hear, mix, scratch and perform digital data signals from found data - old program floppy discs containing pictures, computer virus', a love letter, drawings - whatever.
On the right side of the deck is a turntable that plays 5.25” floppy disks. The datasound mixing deck is completed with a sampler that reproduces in real time samples obtained from a variety of objects that contain or generate data: a Winchester hard drive, a neon light, a 3.5” floppy disk drive, a flatbed scanner, data cartridges, travel cards…