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We’ve heard past examples of hard drives and disk drives being programmed to play music, but this version of club hit “What is Love?” has an undeniable funkiness to it that’s worth noting.

Check out MrSolidSnake745 on Youtube for many more tracks he’s produced with this method.

[via Retro Thing]

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Michael Colombo

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens’ educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.


  • Joey A.

    Ha! This made my day. Awesome job!!

  • sqkybeaver

    looks like a Heil pr40, sounds good

  • http://twitter.com/errorad M Lange (@errorad)

    As awesome as I was expecting :D Thanks!

  • http://www.facebook.com/alloranoel Anji

    The fact that your name is MrSolidSnake makes me smile!

  • Inventorjack

    Does anyone else like this version better than the original? I love how it sounds. So gritty and beautiful!

  • http://www.fulcruminc.net/ Piotr

    This version seems to sound like a good cover song of the original. Thanks for this great work of art !

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