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Dewanatron Plays Live on Spinning on Air

Dewanatron loads in to WNYC. In the foreground: the Courtesy Modulator.
Dewanatron loads in to WNYC. In the foreground: the Courtesy Modulator. ( WNYC/David Garland )
Charley, the bomb sniffing dog, gives his approval to the Dual Primate Console.
Charley, the bomb sniffing dog, gives his approval to the Dual Primate Console. ( WNYC/David Garland )
An array of Dewanatron inventions. Old folks' aluminum walkers serve as stands for most of the instruments.
An array of Dewanatron inventions. Old folks' aluminum walkers serve as stands for most of the instruments. ( WNYC/David Garland )
The Swarmatron
The Swarmatron ( WNYC/David Garland )
The Dual Primate Console, ready for action in the WNYC studio. Conceived by Leon and Brian Dewan; electronic design by Leon, cabinetry by Brian, built by both cousins.
The Dual Primate Console, ready for action in the WNYC studio. Conceived by Leon and Brian Dewan; electronic design by Leon, cabinetry by Brian, built by both cousins. ( WNYC/David Garland )
The Model A
The Model A ( WNYC/David Garland )
The Cartridge Organ, comprised of three 8-track tape players and custom tapes.
The Cartridge Organ, comprised of three 8-track tape players and custom tapes. ( WNYC/David Garland )
Wires at work for Dewanatron.
Wires at work for Dewanatron. ( WNYC/David Garland )
 Leon Dewan (left) and Brian Dewan, primates, operate the Dual Primate console.
Leon Dewan (left) and Brian Dewan, primates, operate the Dual Primate console. ( WNYC/David Garland )
Every knob, button, switch, and light--and even the rotary phone dial--serves a purpose.
Every knob, button, switch, and light--and even the rotary phone dial--serves a purpose. ( WNYC/David Garland )
Leon Dewan plays the Swarmatron.
Leon Dewan plays the Swarmatron. ( WNYC/David Garland )
Dewanatron (cousins Leon and Brian Dewan).
Dewanatron (cousins Leon and Brian Dewan). ( WNYC/David Garland )
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