Here in the Experiments area you'll find all the brow-furrowing, chin-stroking activities that The ECC has been up to. Mischievous MP3s, vituperous videos, cued and ready for instant consumption and sardonic satisfaction.

Note the categories to the left. If you want only music, click MP3s. If you want only videos, there's that too. You can also peek into our Testing Area to hear beta tests and unfinished experiments that we're playing around with.  And if you're wondering just what the hell we were thinking when we made those experiments, you might find the answers in our blog.  Recent additions to all four categories are listed below.

Complete video of Nosferatu with live ECC DJ soundtrack

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Thursday, 27 January 2011 00:39

Nosferatu, the whole movie (one hour and three minutes), with ECC soundtrack DJ'd live using only soundtracks from other movies. Enjoy!


A most confusing quote from Groucho Marx

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Thursday, 04 June 2009 16:30

We're always scouring records and media, harvesting the occasional tasty morsel of audio for the enjoyment of all.  And today we found this confounding quote from Groucho Marx, which presumably is meant to be more innocent than one might guess:

"...and finally he died.  And he left a will.  And his will consisted of a celluloid dicky...  an eight ball, and three razor blades.  And besides, he owed my father eighty-five dollars, which he never did get from him."

Groucho Marx - Celluloid dicky, an eight ball, and three razor blades.mp3



Sound Of Plaid Archive: Bastille Day

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Monday, 14 July 2014 12:18

Sound of Plaid logoThe Sound Of Plaid episode 2014.07.14:  Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day! Francophile Frilly grabs the reigns to curate our whole show of French music!  From the 20's to the 2000's, vintage to nouveau, Piaf to Perrey, it's 2 hours of tres bon chansons!

Download the episode, or listen to it now:

On MixCloud too:


The Sound Of Plaid episode 2014.07.14: Bastille Day by Evolution Control Committee on Mixcloud

Band: Song:
Frehel La Conga Bilcoti
Marty Le Petit Chaperon Rouge
Keren Ann Jardin D'Hiver
Amelie Les Crayon Petit Cailou
Carla Bruni Quelqu'un M'a Dit
Josephine Baker J'ai
Edith Piaf L'Accordeoniste
Thomas Fersen Au Cfe De La Paix
Coralie Samba De Mon Coeur Qui Bat
Jean Jaques Perrey Mood Indigo
Jean Jaques Perrey Soul City
Serge Gainsberg Comic Strip
ComaR Comic Beat
dj BC J'aime Biggie
Yold Initials D.D.
Serge Gainsberg Initials B.B.
DJ Y alias JY Skee Lo and Clyde
Amelie Les Crayon Ta P'tite Flamme
Camille Paris
Unknown La Femme Est Faite Pour L'homme
Joe Dassin Les Champs Elysee
Mylene Farmer Fuck Them All
Edith Piaf La Vie En Rose
Bridgit Bardot La Soleil
Edith Piaf Hymne A L'amour
Benjamin Biolay Belle Epoque
Danielle Darrieu Le Premier Rendez-Vous
Nouvelle Vague Let Me Go
Nouvelle Vague Human Fly
Nouvelle Vague Killing Moon

Want more?  Pop on over to The Sound Of Plaid archives where you can find over a hundred full episodes of our radio show, ready for you to download or listen to whenever you want.  Free.


Candle Wiimixer

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Monday, 03 January 2011 05:28

Seance technology?
Catholic surveillance?

No, it's a...
Demo of an experimental candle-powered remixing controller.  Each candle controls a music loop, with its X-axis (left/right) movement controlling the volume and the Y-axis (forward/back) controlling an effect.  The candles are tracked by a Nintendo Wii controller mounted (stationary) over the candle area.  The Wii controller has an infrared camera, and candles make great infrared light sources.

More tech detail: the Wii controller communicates with the computer by bluetooth.  The GlovePIE program receives that data and converts it to MIDI control data.  The MIDI triggers Ableton Live which remixes the loops, and the MIDI also triggers Arkaos GrandVJ to move around that projected blinking light that follows the candle position.  Almost.
More infrared toys:



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