Bletchley Park hosts chip concert

Summary:Computer musician Matthew Applegate explains how Bletchley Park computers were used to make music at a concert

Musician Matthew Applegate, known as Pixelh8, explains to ZDNet UK how he programmed and sampled historic computers at the National Museum of Computing, including the rebuilt Colossus WWII code-breaker, to create music for a concert at Bletchley Park on Friday 20 March. The aim of the concert was to give the computers of the museum "a voice", said Applegate.

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