Hand-propelled gramophone prototype


This self-built, hand-propelled gramophone has been set up to play records backwards as well as forwards. It is part of a series of sculptures that have been built to try and mimic electronic sounds or processes through purely acoustic means.

Curlew screech (Of all the acoustic sounds that were committed to shellac, the calls of certain birds seem particularly suggestive of electronic sounds):

Reverse vocals (The acoustic manipulation of recorded sound):