The Open Reel Ensemble plasticizes voice and instrument recordings by way of USB controlled reel-to-reel tape machines.
Sound Performance with Bending Reel-to-Reel Tape Decks. I Remade Old Reel-to-Reel Analog Tape Recorders to Musical Instruments and Enjoyed Music Session with Companion in University. And We Performed Music by Using this Instruments. (“Open Reel Ensemble” Will Perform 12th Japan Media Arts Festival in February, 2009)
plus the gear looks rather neat-o! – Open Reel Ensemble [via Califaudio]