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Tag: Music

Mr. Hopkinson’s Computer: if Stephen Hawking Could Sing

Mr. Hopkinson’s Computer: if Stephen Hawking Could Sing
Text-to-speech software meets alternative music with this strangely compelling computer which has been programmed to sing. Mr. Hopkinson’s Computer sings covers of everything from Radiohead to Portishead to The Stone Roses in his computerized drone. In…
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The Mix Tape Goes USB

The Mix Tape Goes USB
For those of us who were born in the pre-MP3 era, the idea of creating a custom mix of your favorite tunes and putting them on a cassette tape was one of the most romantic things…
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Chromatone 312 Key Synth Laughs in the Face of 88 Keys

Chromatone 312 Key Synth Laughs in the Face of 88 Keys
Here’s an interesting tidbit of recent history for any electronic musicians out there. A couple of years back, a strange little company called Chromatone thought it was time for an overhaul of the traditional 88 keys…
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Music Orb: Portable Music Goes Back to Nature

Music Orb: Portable Music Goes Back to Nature
Ok, I’ll say it now. This music player only plays one tune, “Voi Che Sapete,” from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, but it sure looks cool doing it. The Music Orb is a perfectly smooth wooden…
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Crispin Jones’ Tengu: LED Faced Virtual Companion

Crispin Jones’ Tengu: LED Faced Virtual Companion
SolidAlliance, makers of wacky things like USB drives that look like sushi and other edibles, has just revealed their latest creation. The Tengu is an interactive device that displays an animated face using an array of…
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Where Do Chuck E. Cheese Robots Go After They Die?

Where Do Chuck E. Cheese Robots Go After They Die?
Old robots never really go away — they just come back to life singing new tunes. The gang over at Boing Boing have introduced me to this strange new trend of taking the old animatronic animal…
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Parappa Soundtrack for Free: Gotta Believe!

Parappa Soundtrack for Free: Gotta Believe!
If you’re a fan of the classic rhythm game Parappa the Rapper, you’re in for a treat. Sony today released free digital MP3 downloads of the game’s catchy soundtrack. Some of my favorites include “Cheap Cheap…
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Rock Band Price and Release Date

Rock Band Price and Release Date
It looks like the full version of the highly-anticipated interactive music game Rock Band now has a price and release date. I was over on Amazon earlier today and came across this product listing: Listing a…
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Tiny Wooden Camera is Actually an Mp3 Player

Tiny Wooden Camera is Actually an Mp3 Player
This little pendant might look like a tiny camera, but it’s secret identity is a digital music player. The handmade wooden mini-cameras have an embedded Motz Music Box at their core, letting them play MP3, WMA…
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Freecom Musicpal: Wi-Fi Net Radio, Mp3, RSS Reader

Freecom Musicpal: Wi-Fi Net Radio, Mp3, RSS Reader
This new wireless streamer from Freecom lets you listen to thousands of free internet “radio” stations anywhere in your house. The Linux-based MusicPal not only receives over 5,000 ‘net music streams, it can also stream MP3s…
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Fm Radio is Squeezably Soft

Fm Radio is Squeezably Soft
This funky portable FM radio from Semk isn’t made out of the traditional hard plastics and metals you usually find in electronic gadgets. In fact, the battery-operated Radiobox is made using similar materials to those you’d…
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Air Guitar: Lose the Guitar, Leave the Pick

Air Guitar: Lose the Guitar, Leave the Pick
A few weeks back I told you about an “air guitar” gadget that let you strum in the air holding on to what looks like just the neck of the guitar. Now, this new toy from…
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Musician Releases Album on an NES Cartridge

Musician Releases Album on an NES Cartridge
Electronic musician Alex Mauer composes music from the electronic beats and blips of the original sound chips found in classic video game systems. So it’s only appropriate that he’d release an album that plays on the…
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Your Own Mini Theremin

Your Own Mini Theremin
The Theremin is quite possibly the strangest musical instrument ever made. Invented in 1919, it was one of the world’s first electronic instruments. The Theremin produces its otherworldly sounds without ever touching it. Soon, you’ll be…
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Tiny Wooden Speakers for Your Mp3 Player

Tiny Wooden Speakers for Your Mp3 Player
Korea’s I-Dear speakers measure in at less than 1-cubic inch and hook up to your favorite media player to provide stereo sound wherever you go. They’re made from natural hardwoods so they really stand out from…
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IPhone Knock-Off of the Week

IPhone Knock-Off of the Week
Now that Apple’s iPhone has hit the market, it’s time for a bunch of the cheap knock-offs from the Far East to start popping up. This iPhone clone is for those of you who want to…
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