Released for the annual Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2015, won by Geert-Jan Hobijn.
This release consists of a book, a record player, a 7" single and a Light Sensor Activated Instrument.
The 48-page book shows some of Hobijns work through several photos, an introduction by Douglas Kahn, and an essay by Jorinde Seijdel. The 7" single contains 20 locked grooves on each side that you can play manually using the needle attached to the book-cover or using a regular turntable. The locked grooves on the b-side are empty so you can scratch them and create your own rhythms. The electronic device is an instrument that can be played by moving your fingers across the light-sensitive sensor.
Selection of locked grooves from Various - Yokomono: 110 Lock Grooves, Various - Yokomono 02: 55 Lock Grooves and Various - Yokomono 03: 55 Lock Grooves