Unclaimed is a 20 minute mix of Modified Toy Orchestra bits and bobs that didn’t fit on to Plastic Planet. It’s released as a free download by Bit-Phalanx. Yummy.
Photos from the Square Wave exhibition of Modified Toys at A3 Project Space on at the moment.
Monday 10 June 2013
Doors open 8pm
For the final act in his ‘Sleeve Notes’ project Trevor Pitt performs ‘This Is Your Tomorrow’ at Vivid Projects on 10 June 2013, 9pm.
In collaboration with Brian Duffy, four songs that Pitt wrote in his bedroom between 1974-78 have been reinterpreted and authentically produced by Duffy to form an EP that will performed for the first time.
MTO live at Summer Sundae Weekender 2007, De Montfort Hall, Leicester. (by Bathysphere Recordings)
Interview with Darren on the Urban Outfitters Blog. Many stupid questions, lots of lovely photos.
Someone had uploaded New Sounds From Old Circuits, the 3 track Modified Toy Orchestra EP released on Static Caravan in 2002, to YouTube. It’s a long way from A Grand Occasion and fascinating to see Brian starting to put the pieces together.
2007 Italian TV report on MTO playing at the Dissonanze festival. The narration is an Italian translation of Brian’s interview which you can turn back in to English using YouTube’s caption translation tool, with fantastic results.
"The spectacle of stones made by your eyes stream composed five musicians on the digital terrestrial each of us are a number modified toy music instrument with no input of sex together always my laptops and therefore why dreams only with these tools."
10 minute video of Modified Toy Orchestra playing at Faster Than Sound last year.