Here’s What Happens When You Hook Up a Wurlitzer to Light Boxes…

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It’s festival season and there’s pretty much a new lineup being announced every day, so how do you make your lineup announcement stand out? Montreux Jazz Festival tricked out a Wurlitzer.

Creative duo Cauboyz connected a customized 1972 Wurlitzer 200A to 64 lightboxes, with a different key corresponding to each lightbox.  The lightboxes were overlayed with typography displaying the festival lineup.  When the Wurlitzer is played, the type lights up.

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When Nina Ulloa isn’t writing for DMN she’s usually reviewing music or at a show. Follow her on Twitter.