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Tag: Music

Arduino Controlled Drummerbot Lays Down the Beat

Arduino Controlled Drummerbot Lays Down the Beat
This little arduino controlled Drummerbot was created by Steffest, and is called the My Little Arduino Drummerbot. Just like the name implies, this little robot can play the drums either by itself or along with you.

Queen 40th Anniversary Box Set Comes on Golden Orb Flash Drive

Queen 40th Anniversary Box Set Comes on Golden Orb Flash Drive
I’m of the opinion that anyone who’s been in high school since the 1980s will be familiar with at least a couple songs from the rock band Queen. I’m not sure it’s physically possible to make it an entire football season without hearing We Will Rock You played at least at one game or pep rally.
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Interactive Musical Poster Promotes Bands with Their Own Music

Interactive Musical Poster Promotes Bands with Their Own Music
I think some people choose to give their bands really weird names so that it’ll pop out and make an impression on people. I mean, aside from fancy graphics, a neat logo, and a cool band name, what else can bands put on posters to grab a someone’s attention?

Futulele: Not the Cheapest Way to Play Ukulele, But It Is the Geekiest

Futulele: Not the Cheapest Way to Play Ukulele, But It Is the Geekiest
You can pick up an actual ukulele for under 50 bucks, but if you don’t like the idea of plucking real strings and would rather remain in your virtual world, you might want to check out the Futulele – which lets you play ukulele for the low, low price of both an iPad and an iPhone or iPod Touch, plus the app, plus a Futulele case.

Plugication iOS App Restarts Music When You Plug Your Headphones Back In

Plugication iOS App Restarts Music When You Plug Your Headphones Back In
Here’s a first-world problem that has bugged the hell out of me. If you’re listening to music on an iOS device using a pair of headphones and for some reason you unplug them from your device, the music player will pause the playback.

3D Printed Guitars Rock the House

3D Printed Guitars Rock the House
If you ask me, 3D printing is the future of small-scale and short-run manufacturing. Assuming that the technology can come down in cost and increase in speed, many of the smaller items we use will eventually be 3D printed – at least custom stuff, like these awesome 3D printed guitars by Olaf Diegel.

Digitar: Revolutionizing the Future of the Electric Guitar

Digitar: Revolutionizing the Future of the Electric Guitar
One of my favorite instruments is the guitar, although I never really learned how to play it all that well. I’m constantly fascinated with the people who do, however, and even more fascinated by people who have actually thought up ways to modernize the instrument.

Quadrotors Play the James Bond Theme Song

Quadrotors Play the James Bond Theme Song
It seems that quadrocopters can do just about anything. Like the other robots, they are busy taking our jobs. In this case, they are getting ready to put conductors and orchestras out of business. They’ve hijacked the James Bond theme and have Moneypenny and Q tied up in the back!

Midi Fighter 3D Music Controller Busts Out Its Best Combo Moves

Midi Fighter 3D Music Controller Busts Out Its Best Combo Moves
Electronic musicians and DJs are always on the lookout for cool new ways to control their music. The Midi Fighter 3D looks like it could be nifty new music-making tool to add to your arsenal.

Universal Earphones Know When They’re in the Wrong Ear, Switches Channels Automatically

Universal Earphones Know When They’re in the Wrong Ear, Switches Channels Automatically
Another First World problem solved! Kohei Matsumura, Daisuke Sakamoto, Masahiko Inami, and Takeo Igarashi of the Japan Science and Technology Agency have invented a pair of earphones with ear buds that can detect if they are on the left or right ear and switch the audio channel if needed.

Pocketstrings Helps You Learn Guitar by Putting the Frets in Your Pocket

Pocketstrings Helps You Learn Guitar by Putting the Frets in Your Pocket
Learning to play the guitar can be very challenging. It may have just six strings, but there are hundreds of positions and fingering combinations as well as different strumming patterns that you have to remember. That’s probably why I don’t play guitar.

Record Player Plays Wood, Not Vinyl

Record Player Plays Wood, Not Vinyl
There’s just something extremely romantic and cool about record players. I think it’s because there are a lot of romance movies out there that have the main character put on a record and play it at the onset of a particularly romantic and sweet scene.

Craftsman Tool Cabinet Has Built-in Speakers: No Modding Required

Craftsman Tool Cabinet Has Built-in Speakers: No Modding Required
Last week we saw a Craftsman-sponsored mod that converted one of the company’s tool chests into a boombox. But if you need something bigger and louder, wait until Craftsman releases the Contour Powered Series Tool Storage.Not

Akai MPC Fly iPad Controller: Turns Your Pad into a Portable Music Production Center

Akai MPC Fly iPad Controller: Turns Your Pad into a Portable Music Production Center
More and more, we’re seeing solutions for electronic musicians who want to take their show on the road without getting too cluttered up. The iPad is one of the most portable computers available right now, and there’s no doubt that performers are happy to turn theirs into a music-making machine.

Lasonic I931X Gold Boombox iPod Dock: Suburb Blaster

Lasonic I931X Gold Boombox iPod Dock: Suburb Blaster
Lasonic’s 931 TRC was one of the most popular boombox models in the late 80s. With the death of the cassette tape the company released an update on the 931 TRC called the I931X Classic, which played audio files and had an iPod dock in place of a tape deck.

DiscoRobo Busts a Move on Your Desk

DiscoRobo Busts a Move on Your Desk
Dancing is all the rage right now what with those popular network dance competition shows and all. Turns out robots are getting into the act too. The new Tosy DiscoRobo toy is all about shaking its groove thang and has heart shaped LED eyes to let you know that it loves you.
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