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The Vinyl Arcade: Vinyl Rally POV

A group of Australian engineers constructed a race course tempered with discarded records, created for remote-control rally cars equipped with record styluses to emit sharp sounds, not unlike a noise band, when racing around.

From The Vinyl Arcade:

“Imagine racing remote control cars with audio pick-ups attached to
their chassis through a course constructed from a mass of disused
vinyl records. Using vintage video arcade consoles and immersive
video projections of the cars P.O.V. competitors will not only control
the movements of the vehicles but also the parameters of the
resulting sounds they create.”

A Round Robin-type event went down last week–let’s hope they didn’t use sealed copies of Volcanic Rock (by the mighty Buffalo) to mat the course.

And why not: here’s “Freedom” off the Volcanic Rock LP: