Skrillex music cover using old-school technology

(CBS News) Earlier this week we saw eight floppy drives perform a very impressive cover of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic." And since it's now been a whole 72 hours since then, I figure it's time to highlight another old-school technology music cover here on The Feed. (Yes, I have the patience of a child). Check out a unique rendition of Skrillex's "Bangarang" in the video above.

The remix of dubstep using old computers was posted by YouTube user bd594who has been featured on The Feed a few times now, and who writes about his latest:

Skrillex was the most requested so your wish is my command. Bangarang was a complicated song with respect to timing and now I have a new respect for Dubstep. For all the haters out there the audio in this video is 100% in sync with the original song. If you don't believe me then test it out for yourself.

Vocals were performed with the DECTalk Express. The same speech synthesizer used by Stephen Hawking back in the eighties. The main vocals are the Betty and Rita presets overlapped. Kit and Dan vocal presets were also used.

Back in 2009 I used an 8 inch floppy drive in my Bohemian Rhapsody video but this time I wanted to update it with Sammy1am's Arduino version. I find 3.5 inch floppy drives only sound good when playing short duraton notes with a fast tempo.
While it's obviously not pitch perfect, we here at The Feed applaud this attempt by bd594 to cover dubstep, which is far more difficult than previous styles! And to check out more great work by him, be sure to click here for our previous posts or click here to go to his YouTube page.

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