Swoon’s Music Box Project: Dithyrambalina. Oct. 2011 (Gambit).


“Jay Pennington, aka DJ Rusty Lazer, bought a house on Piety Street that seemed hopeless. “The inspector who came out said it was being held together by good wishes,” Pennington says. Eventually, Pennington and collaborators from the local arts organization New Orleans Airlift decided to turn the blighted building into “Dithyrambalina,” a structure that will work as a 45-foot high musical instrument, playable by visitors. Billed as a “shantytown sound laboratory,” it combines architectural and musical creativity…”

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