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Three gadgets currently putting the prog into progress

Rhodri Marsden on three of the latest must-have gizmos currently turning the prog scene on its head


Centuries after barrel organs first appeared on the streets of Europe, we still have a fascination for mechanical devices that can play tunes. Artist Neil Mendoza recently built the Rock Band, where small pebbles hit metallic bars and percussion instruments to create a gorgeously plinky version of Here Comes The Sun. He’s even uploaded the instructions, so if you have a few solenoids, resistors, pebbles, and days to spare, why not give it a whirl?

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