Virtual Boy "Let Go" - video by Lin Su and Steve Nalepa


Daytime's synth voices and painterly visuals spin a dreamy tale. The Sun cannot pierce through a cloud-wrapped planet and thus wages war with sunbeams. The Clouds fight back with vapors; in the end, life wins.

Daytime's sinuous imagery was hand-crafted with the Rutt/Etra Video Synthesizer, an analog video instrument built in the early 70s. Like a TV from another dimension, the Rutt/Etra gives artists total control of the screen with knobs, oscillators and sound-responsive circuitry. It is a modular analog computer, programmed with patch chords.

The artists dedicate Daytime to the memory of Steve Rutt, co-inventor of the Rutt/Etra. Steve's pioneering work as an engineer and entrepreneur helped create the media culture we now live in.

Music by Steve Nalepa.
Video co-created by Benton-C Bainbridge, V Owen Bush and Steve Nalepa.
Video produced at dvlabs in New York.

Scan Processor Studies

Benton-C Bainbridge vs Venetian Snares (Live VJ vs DJ)

Rutt Etra Video Synthesizer

Wendy Nichol SS12 Lookbook - directed by Cheryl Dunn

Wendy Nichol SS12 Lookbook from Wendy Nichol on Vimeo.

Features the song "Lullaby" by Nalepa with Christoph Bull on Keys

Free Drum Samples

Oldie but goodie for free drum samples:
262 Drum Sets / 22,008 WAV Samples / 2.43 GB of drums.