PMB177: Happy Machines (MIDIDesaster, 1030, MrSolidSnake745’s Musical Floppy Drives, SammyIAm, James Houston & Julian Corrie, Reginald J. Lewis, 1905 MIRA 18 1/2 Inch Concert Grand Console Music Box, Jazzolian, Bent Bolt & The Nuts, Conlon Nancarrow, Keith Harding, Squarepusher x Z-MACHINES)

PMB177 Happy MachinesThings go all electro-mechanical on this week’s show dear listener with music made by dot matrix printers, floppy disk drives, a jazzolian, an enormous music box, a player piano a polyphon, an orchestrion and a trio of robots to mention but a few.

We also have a track from a great new compilation of electronic library music from the Standard library music label, lovingly curated by Public Information records.

Listen now:

The Music

1. MIDIDesaster: Eye of the Tiger on a Printer Watch
2. 1030 (James Houston): Big Ideas (Don’t Get Any) Watch
3. MrSolidSnake745’s Musical Floppy Drives: Ghostbuster’s Theme on eight floppy drives Watch
4. SammyIAm: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (On Floppy Drives) (download Moppy) Watch
5. James Houston & Julian Corrie: Polybius from Music for old technology Watch
6. Reginald J. Lewis: Programmadate from Happy Machine: Standard Music Library 1970-2010 Buy on Amazon Happy Machine: Standard Music Library 1970-2010 - Reginald J. Lewis
7. 1905 Mira 18 1/2 Inch Concert Grand Console Music Box: Ave Maria Watch
8. Jazzolian: Atlantic Express from Watch
9. Bent Bolt & The Nuts: The Mechanical Man from 7″ single (MGM, K-13635) Free
10. Conlon Nancarrow: Study No. 3a from Studies for Piano Player Buy on Amazon Studies for Piano Player - Conlon Nancarrow
11. Keith Harding: Polyphon from Stars of the Show Free
12. Keith Harding: Orchestrion from Magical Sounds of a Bygone Age Free
13. Squarepusher x Z-MACHINES: Dissolver from Music For Robots Buy on Amazon

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