Dewanatrons in MAKE Volume 27

Laura Cochrane

I'm a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

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By Laura Cochrane

I'm a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

677 Articles

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Cousins Brian and Leon Dewan make “analog, solid-state” instruments covered in knobs and dials, housed in beautifully finished cases. The instruments are called Dewanatrons.

From MAKE Volume 27:

It’s impossible to precisely control, so the “primates-in-charge” must guide the machine to produce melodies, percussion, and innumerable unpredictable sound effects. Brian explains, “It is the responsibility of each primate to encourage or restrain the instrument.”

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