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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2018 8:10 p.m. PST

….Rendition of the '80s Airwolf Theme

"Paweł Zadrożniak's Floppotron, a desktop orchestra that uses old computer components as musicians, performs one of the greatest ‘80s TV show earworms ever aired with a thrilling rendition of the Airwolf theme. I'm also going to award bonus points for using the clicking sound of a wall of disk drives to recreate the sounds of a spinning helicopter rotor.

The Floppotron seems especially well-suited to recreating the electronic synth sounds that are a trademark of ‘80s music, particularly the themes and soundtracks to TV shows where networks were eager to find the cheapest way to score each episode. Instead of a full studio orchestra, that usually meant a musician in Ray-Bans and a blazer rocking their heart out behind an electronic keyboard. Oh, and good luck trying to get that theme song out of your head…"
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pvernon29 Jun 2018 1:24 p.m. PST

Excellent, thank you

DOUGKL29 Jun 2018 5:15 p.m. PST

Amusing stuff.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2018 10:35 a.m. PST

Happy you like it my friends!. (smile)


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