The EKKO Festivalen is both an music and an art festival. The Mayhem Machine falls into the latter category.
And really, who in their right mind cannot simple fall in love with a machine which have a Really Big Button with the word "Reset" printed on it? Who cannot fall in love with a machine with an old fashioned chaos-joy-stick? Who cannot fall in love with a machine that will record your voice, and play it back just at the right moment? There is even a scratchpad! Wheeee!
When I saw the machine, I immediately fell in love with the concept, as this interface form factor is something I myself have been contemplating creating a variant of using a microcontroller (Arduino) and another microcontroller (another Arduino) to make the sounds. Animations are not on my radar - too messy, too complex. Not to create an art piece, but rather that I ...