From August 1st--September
2nd 2002, Shawn Borri took his recording equipment to moe.down 2002, in Turin NY. We recorded over 40
cylinders, over 80 minutes of music! Jam music, which is a combination, of country, jazz, rock all fused into one.
moe. Particle Derek Trucks, Al and the Trans Americans, Small Appliances, Robert Randolph and his Family Band. You can
hear the scream of the crowd and musicians talking to the crowd, as well as the bands playing. Instruments never recorded
on wax cylinder before, bass guitar, Moog synthesizer, electric steel guitar, and full percussion. Shawn
Borri is the premiere expert on wax cylinder recording, in the world. The machine used was a 1901 Edison Triumph Phonograph,
the same as those used in Edison's recording studio at the turn of the century. The recorder was a 1898 Edison early
style automatic, with floating weight, the recording diaphragm five thousandths french glass.