Liked: Polybius by James Houston

We are submerged in a dry swimming pool. A SEGA Mega Drive, Commodore 64, floppy disk drives and hard drives sing in unison. The unusual ensemble (controlled live via MIDI) are given a last curtain call in a nostalgic farewell to forgotten friends.

Video by James Houston
“I asked Julian Corrie to compose and perform a piece of bespoke music for antiquated hardware that I had turned into instruments then rigged together via MIDI.”

See also Big Ideas (don’t get any)

Polybius production photos:

@1030 , @miaouxmiaoux , @officialboldyin

Produced by Bold Yin for Channel 4


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