Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mixed Media

Scrapophony can also mix nicely with more ‘conventional’ sounds as demonstrated in this photo of a setup I used to accompany a modern dance class at Stanford University. Click on the image for a larger view. Although most of the … Continue reading

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Paper Towel Rolls

Watch this video to see what you can do with a couple of empty paper towel rolls and a couple of rubber bands. Paper Towel Percussion

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Scrapophone Racks

A scrapophone isn’t necessarily a static instrument like the tuna can shaker, or the washaker. Very often it will consist of a varying collection of items hung from some sort of ‘percussion rack’, that may or may not be made from repurposed materials. The … Continue reading

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Stone River

The image to the left is a snapshot of instruments used to accompany the dance performance Along the_River choreographed and directed by Karin Cabello-Moriarty, and performed at the Andy Goldsworthy sculpture ‘Stone River’ in front of the Cantor Museum at Stanford University … Continue reading

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