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CLIP 7256

Making music with electricity

Making music with electricity

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Key Info
  • Making music with electricity
  • Duration: 01:58
  • Dorkbot is a global phenomenon, a collective made up of people whose philosophy is 'doing strange things with electricity'. In this festival they show off their unusual instruments and music-mixing devices. This clip was first published on BBC News Online on 15 March 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: electricity, electronics, invention, computers, sampling, electronic music, dorkbot
Ideas for use in class
  • An example of music and technology working together. Introduces mixing and improvisation.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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