Tower of Song


2019
Soundperformance
Technics SX-K350 keyboard, Cha-cha preset
Synthetic voice

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A sentimental stunt

[…]
When I entered the narrow messy hallway with the laminate fake wood flooring, piled with shoes and boxes,
Soula's teenage son had already set up the keyboard there 
for me to try it out.
He asked me if I was a musician, and what I was going to do with this old keyboard... 

I briefly toggled through the presets, played a few notes, then paid the 40 € and left for the S-Train back home. 

After another 1 1/2 hours I’d set up the Technics SX-K350 keyboard just like Leonard Cohen had, 31 years ago, in the Tower of Song: