Turntable Art (Not What You Expect, Either)

If you’re old enough, you’ll remember Spirograph.

My sister and I had a set and we competed to see who could create the most complex designs.

Now a Montreal artist named Ally Mobbs has taken some record players and created something called “Turntablism for the Hard of Hearing: Harmonic Motion.”  It works in a similar fashion to the old Spirograph sets and turns out art like this.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Turntable Art (Not What You Expect, Either)

  • May 28, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    Hey Alan,

    I believe Mobbs is from the UK by way of JP… From what I understand she was just exhibiting this installation in Montreal


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