Another happy accident – Jake Nicoll’s ‘Music Box’

Jake Nicoll recorded an entire album by punching holes onto a music staff printed on a piece of paper, then fed it through a music box.

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Jake Nicoll wears his new album over his shoulder. It consists of 10 songs, all several feet in length. Andrew Waterman/Kicker

Andrew Waterman

Jake Nicoll punches holes into a sheet of paper
One of the key elements of Jake Nicoll’s new album is a miniature hole punch which scattered little dots all over his floor. Andrew Waterman/Kicker

You can buy ‘Music Box’ and Nicoll’s other albums here.

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