After posting Mistabishi's sampled computer printer tune last week, some kind Maniacs pointed me towards other musical uses of this noisy/tuneful obsolete office technology:
[The User] is a Canadian duo who created a half-hour long piece in 1999 using a dozen or so printers that was performed live. Judging by the pictures I've seen of it (such as the one to the left) it must have been quite a sight. It certainly sounds good. An album was released in 2002.
[The User] "Symphony For Dot Matrix Computers (excerpt)"
Japanese electro-pop producer Cornelius' 2006 album "Sensuous" also makes good use of a printer in this brief jazzy electric piano ditty:
Thanks to Anonymous & Eddie!