Having seen posts about DJ Qbert’s awesome interactive instrument vinyl packaging for Extraterrestria, I was excited to see this story about a CD case that doubled as a fully functional theremin!
And if you found this cool, you must check out Tristan Perich’s 1-Bit Symphony!
(Go, EE-savvy musicians, go!)
…After I posted about DJ Qbert and “The World’s First Interactive Album Packaging” last week, Facebook user Ray Doeksen was quick to point out that back in 2009, musician Moldover released a self-titled album in which the CD packaging itself was a fully functional theremin! The artist learned how to make custom circuitboards, so the track titles were actually written into the circuitry!
So it would appear DJ Qbert’s Extraterrestria album is not deserving of the title. Actually, to be fair, I’m sure there have been lots of examples of interactive album packaging over the years (depending on your definition)….
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