Arc Attack and Their Enormous Musical Tesla Coils



Have you ever heard of Arc Attack?  From Arc Attack’s “about” page:

Creators of the original Singing Tesla Coils, the crew of ArcAttack uses high tech wizardry to present music in a whole new light.

ArcAttack employs a unique DJ set up of their own creation (an HVDJ set up) to generate an ‘electrifying’ audio visual performance. The HVDJ pumps music through a PA System while two specially designed DRSSTC’s (Dual-Resonant Solid State Tesla Coils) act as separate synchronized instruments.

These high tech machines produce an electrical arc similar to a continuous lightning bolt which put out a crisply distorted square wave sound reminiscent of the early days of synthesizers. The music consists of original highly dance-able electronic compositions that sometimes incorporates themes or dub of popular songs.

Joe DiPrima and Oliver Greaves are the masterminds behind the design and construction of the Tesla Coils while the music is developed by John DiPrima and Tony Smith.

These things are crazy – Tesla Coils that produce sound as well as the enormous bolts of lightning that they’re known for producing.  Arc Attack has turned this into a band!  The stuff is pretty cool, if I do say so myself.Check out these videos, I promise they’re worth it.

Thanks, Rhizome!

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