The above video demonstrates the functionality of Soundmachines—part instrument and part art installation. Created by Berlin-based design studio, The Product, Soundmachines reinvents the traditional turntable, retaining the traditional movement of a spinning disc, but trading vinyl grooves for visual patterns that are then interpreted by music software. Watch closely, you’ll see the traditional needle is gone and now replaced by a beam of light.

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