Imperial March played on floppy drives


17 Responses to “Imperial March played on floppy drives”

  1. Interesting how well the Imperial March works for unconventional music.  Floppy drives, Arc Attack, etc.

  2. CH says:

    This guy needs more disk drives!!! Now!!!

    Another great one (I think this one was also featured on Boing Boing):

  3. Sam Archer says:

    I’ve got a four-drive setup myself, controlled by an Arduino.  Going to pick up a better quality microphone soon and record some more songs.

  4. doggo says:

    I sense a ringtone…

  5. xzzy says:

    That’s a pretty neat tone.. someone needs to figure out how to synthesize it so I can dork around with it in garage band.

  6. Listener43 says:

    Empirical proof that obsolete media are never obsolete.

  7. adwkiwi says:

    That is way more impressive than I thought it was going to be

  8. Kernit the Font says:

    Would this be Darthstep?

  9. What’s a floppy drive ?

  10. Donald Petersen says:

    Wow.  It sounds like Williams actually composed the piece on those drives!

  11. crummett says:

    The only way this could better is if they were made of Legos.

  12. woodly says:

    That video was filled with more nerd than anything in this universe.

  13. “I got two disk drives and a microphone…”

  14. noah django says:

    that’s nothin!  i rigged my toilet to play the baby elephant walk!

  15. Ben Derunit says:

    John Williams’s inspiration for the Imperial March:

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