Radiophonic Workshop on the Web

Nick Normal

I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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By Nick Normal

I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

421 Articles

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you-would-make-a-good-dalekI was excited to see the BBC recently bring their Radiophonic Workshop using the Web Audio API online, combining JavaScript and HTML5 to simulate some classic sounds of 1960s-era equipment, notably their Wobbulator (above), and the Ring Modulator used to create the voices of human-exterminating Daleks. One of the tunes the Radiophonic Workshop is best known for is the Dr. Who theme song, and it’s incredible to consider that was 50 years ago now.