To Celebrate This Anniversary For The Most Inventive Music Tech – Wintergatan’s Marble Machine

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To Celebrate This Anniversary For The Most Inventive Music Tech – Wintergatan’s Marble Machine

The word of Westergren in Swedish which is the Galaxy; Westergren in Swedish way is for the Milky Way.

“Today it is exactly one year ago we released the Marble Machine Video. There is no better way to celebrate this anniversary, seeing all these versions has been an incredible experience for me. THANK YOU!!!” Martin said.

On this day March 1 last year, the Swedish band Wintergatan has Published “Marble Machine,” a fascinating music tech was born – Swedish musician Martin Molin has invented an unique music instrument based on a music box featuring 2,000 cascading steel marbles.

 

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Martin Molin from Wintergatan is one of artist along with many artists and music industry professionals were invited to engage with the #MusicBricks teams. Martin Molin from Wintergatan and creator of the Marble Machine with 21 million YouTube views, performed with new instruments and interacted with #MusicBricks creators and hackers for Music Tech Festival (Jan2015-June2016).

 

The Wintergatan Marble Machine includes a vibraphone, bass, kick drum, cymbal and other instruments using LEGO technic parts. Funnels, pulleys, and tubes guide the marbles as they are hand-cranked through the instrument. Thousands of internal parts were designed during the process of creating the instrument and fabricated by hand over a 14 month period.

The four members of the Wintergatan band _MG_3074swall play several instruments and if there is a need for a new instrument someone

figures out how to use it.

The members of Wintergatan band grew up in four separate small towns in Sweden, they shared a common goal, built a dream band and made it happen since 2013. The Wintergatan band members are:

Martin Molin ­specializes in vibraphone and music box

Evelina Hägglund specializes in keyboards

David Zandén­ specializes in bass Marcus Sjöberg specializes in drums

 

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In 2013 Martin’s band Wintergatan released a video Starmachine2000 showing how the band creates music combining all the elements of science, technology, engineering and math with a tinkering mindset in the use of instruments.

 

 

 

Read more info via:

www.wintergatan.net

http://musictechfest.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/MusicBricks_D2.3.pdf

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