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typingsound cc Typewriter modded for music

Fabien Cappello’s “Typing the Sound” does just that by triggering individual notes with each typewriter keystroke – a simple idea with pleasantly whimsical results. Build info is scarce on this one, but the basics come across in the photos here (tactile switches placed beneath each key are presumably trigerring MIDI).

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!

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