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For lack of a better way to describe it, this is just too awesome and geeky to pass up. Peter Kirn writes: For those not in the know, Steve Reich is one of the major so-called “ minimalist” composers of the 20th Century; some of his early works of the 1960s focused on compositions made […]

For lack of a better way to describe it, this is just too awesome and geeky to pass up. Peter Kirn writes:

For those not in the know, Steve Reich is one of the major so-called “ minimalist” composers of the 20th Century; some of his early works of the 1960s focused on compositions made from tape loops falling out of sync or “ out of phase” with one another. This includes the seminal works “ It’s Gonna Rain” and “ Come Out.” For those not in the know, Lieutenant Worf is the son of Mogh, and serves as Chief Security Officer on the Starship Enterprise NCC-1701-D.

Now we know what life would be like if Lt. Worf were also a member of the Reich ensemble. Get ready for some Trekker loop phasing.

Too see the video, click for more below.

To bring this back to the Walker a bit, Steve Reich one of the featured artists in Sonicflux, which allows you to experiment and loop sounds from the artists. Other artists in Sonicflux are John Cage and Yoko Ono. Sadly, it seems the the shockwave format which it was created in is no longer playable on OSX.

The video comes from Youtube Doubler, which features a number of other interesting double video mashups.

  • Lynn says:

    Okay. THAT is awesome.

  • BTW… Here’s some more info about where the “theory of the mobius” comes from.

  • Alys says:

    Pretty much totally rad.