These are electronic instruments made and performed by Simon Blackmore, Antony Hall and Steve Symons, Manchester based sound artists/sculptors, instrument building woodworkers calling themselves the Owl Project. Generally called the iLog, they make different ones with a variety of functions; tone and beat generators, voice samplers, AM detector (this one is called iLog Photo-Synthesis because it converts sunlight into sound), and effects and feedback modules. Pretty cute and has a slick enough design although it sounds like there's a fair number of glitches in the engineering. Some of the videos on their website show they're actually not bad for music making either. Instrument companies should be developing ideas like this and selling them for absurd prices. I suppose it wouldn't be a particularly 'green' instrument for its use of materials, even though conservation, or at least conscientiousness, must be in the conceptual backdrop of the whole project.

Also I'm posting a couple tracks off the new Black Milk album just because it's crack shit.

Losing Out (feat. Royce Da 5'9')

Holding It Down

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