View Full Version : A band using old computer equipment to create music.

29-10-2003, 11:06:36
Tree Wave is a band based in Dallas Texas, created by Paul Slocum and Lauren Gray
The band uses unique instrumentation: the music is performed using obsolete......
computer equipment for instruments. Currently they are using a 1977 Atari 2600...
game console, a 1986 portable 286 PC, a 1983 Commodore 64 computer, and a 1985...
Epson dot matrix printer. The equipment runs custom music software written by....
Paul designed specifically for the band


Download some of the mp3s. It sounds amazing. They say they are more influenced by guitar bands than electronica.

29-10-2003, 13:44:40

Definitely not my kind of music...

29-10-2003, 14:08:44
Very interesting, a little like minimal music. Nice concept

29-10-2003, 14:24:33
I like the fact that each computer/printer is a synth in it's own right that you can play. Also that there is graphical output on the screens and printer.

29-10-2003, 14:53:56
I'll let you know in an hour or so...damned dial up :(

29-10-2003, 15:43:45
Downloaded the coffee hymn.
Ditto what Vinnie said. Must be fun to do...very geeky :D

29-10-2003, 16:39:53
People actually downloaded it and liked it!


Immortal Wombat
29-10-2003, 17:58:36
their hosting site is down :(

07-11-2003, 16:45:21
A bit too trippy for my tastes. Also it brings back bad memories of errors long gone.

Resource Consumer
09-11-2003, 02:35:45
Slocum sounds like scrotum.....