Bohemian Rhapsody On Atari And Scanner

4 05 2009

That’s right, folks.  YouTube user, bd594, has taken a bunch of old computer parts and mechanical devices and turned their sounds into Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.  Bd594’s “band” includes an Atari 800XL for the lead piano/organ sound, a Texas Instruments TI-99/4a as lead guitar, an eight inch floppy disk at bass, a 3.5 inch hard drive as the gong, and an HP ScanJet 3C for all of the vocals (recorded four times over to get everything).  Clearly it’s not going to be pitch/tone perfect, but it’s pretty damn cool regardless.  Check it out –

Posted by Garvey




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