Posts Tagged ‘Lancaster’

A Day In The Desert With Frank

I may have already posted something about The Annual Day in the Desert with Frank: an “intimate gathering of Zappa fans and musicians” in the Lancaster, CA garage of Lou Allred, who has amassed an incredible amount of memorabilia. However, now there’s video:

Road Plays Lone Ranger Theme

Ian Stonehouse writes:

How about this – a road in the USA – in Lancaster, California no less (FZ’s old stomping ground!) that plays the theme from the Lone Ranger as car tyres pass over the road surface…

Crazy stuff indeed:

The sound is made by specially cut grooves in the asphalt that emit different sounds as the tyres pass over them, similar to a stylus on a record player gliding across a vinyl LP.