Steampunk Music Device or “THE (extra-ordinary) AURAL FUSIONOSCOPE & AMPLIFICATION MACHINE!!”

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Steampunk Chicago posted pics of this retro futuristic steampunk DJ setup. According to Lord Baron Joseph C.R. Vourteque IV:

…roughly six to eight months ago (or perhaps longer?), I was enjoying some lychee royale champagne when my good friend Heaven Malone approached me. We got onto the subject of Steampunk, inventing and all that fun stuff when he mentioned, “You know Lord Baron (okay, so he actually just called me Joe), you should make a Steampunk DJ set up.”

For those of you who do not know, I have actually made a living at various points in my life as a DJ. Thus, fusing DJing and Steampunkery seemed not only natural, but warranted. Therefore, I set out to create a Steampunk DJ rig, and sadly, failed. The truth was that I did not really have the tools, knowledge or, well, the skill to undertake something like this on my own.

Enter the good inventor Evad. With the help of this fine and extraordinarily talented individual, the two of us designed and have successfully built the machine that I had first dreamed of. Thusly, my always good and possibly wantonly dressed and always finely coiffed personage – I present to you:

THE (extra-ordinary) AURAL FUSIONOSCOPE & AMPLIFICATION MACHINE!!

Incredible Steampunked Musical Device Debuting Tonight at Gypsy Nomads Concert! [@] Steampunk Chicago

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