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From the MAKE Flickr pool

Mark of Spikenzie Labs points out this unusually styled musical interface/instrument posted by Flickr member juhani_. It sports some interesting controls with nice organic-meets-electronic aesthetics. The wheel controls along its length seem to be vertical rotary encoders.

Not much pertinent info to be gleaned from his blog, but it seems that sometimes the Sormina can be used in place of a tasty cyborg sandwich! –

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Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


  • Markku

    Little more of this musical project: http://www.sormina.com/

  • C

    The “rotary encoders” look more like pots to me. Not that it matters too much. The idea is similar. Convert angular position to something that can be measured.