Music piece / performance by The User from 1999, where all the sounds are produced by using normal dot-matrix printers. Released as a CD by Staalplaat.
Quoting from the cover notes: The Symphony #1 for Dot Matrix Printers is a work which transforms banal office technology into an instrument for musical performance. Employing twelve dot-matrix printers,a dozen computers, network hardware and some custom software, the Symphony goes beyond the mere sampling of printer noise: it appropriates the entire office environment. The orchestra of printers is networked to a server, the "conductor", which initiates print commands at precisely calculated times. Through the manipulation of the electronic character set in the form of printable ASCII files, some of which are included on this cd, the bizarre collection of decrepit office machinery is used to create densely textured rhythmic music.