The Mammoth Beat Organ Is A Modular, Mechanical Music Machine
In this video, we get acquainted with the Mammoth Beat Organ, a grand musical machine that combines a vast array of components like large wheels, pipes, gears and more into an astounding modular instrument.
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The Dunning Underwood Mammoth Beat Organ is a modular, mechanical music contraption by Sam Underwood and Graham Dunning. Designed as a two-player, semi-autonomous musical instrument, it plays unusual, sometimes erratic compositions drawing on drone music, minimalist repetition and fairground organ techniques.
In the video below, we go behind the scenes into the making of the Mammoth Beat Organ with its creators, Graham Dunning and Sam Underwood, together forming the musical project, Front and Follow.
You can visit the website for the Mammoth Beat Organ to learn more about how it was created as well as its underlying influences.