Street Art Boombox With Augmented Reality Tapes

07.05.11 Marina Galperina

AUGMENTEDThe tape-deck lives!.. in augmented reality street art. QRadio is a new interactive piece from Berlin-based artist Sweza. The boombox’s built in QR-code turns your smartphone into a spinning, “beatbouncing” tape.

Ah, the irony — cutting edge technology, helping you fester in nostalgia for your cutting-edge-technology-thwarted musical aids. Someone needs to conjure up a Technics version of this thing.

Previously: Sweza’s solar-powered peep boxes of LED-graffiti.