Kit Woolley (aka Keypad) test drives the Harley Davidson
"Machine Gun Bass"
currently a work in progress from Luthier Dermot Campbell
More instruments below . . . . click images to enlarge and read captions:
Above is a rack of Lee-Enfield rifles converted into Native American flutes. Considerable research and care had to be taken to make sure that the holes were drilled in the right places, to tune these instruments uniformly, and to get them to play at concert pitch.
The Kora (below) is a form of African Harp - seen here being played live on stage by its creator Adam Doughty. The instrument is made from an army water container and a section of military radio mast. Adam is a master craftsman who runs Kora workshops around the world. This instrument is an exquisite piece of highly professional engineering - and is a recent addition to the PWO armoury.
Below is one one the first instruments created by Hilary Champion for the PWO project - an Electronic Lyre constructed from WW1 and Field Radio Antennae . . .