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Tag: Music

Let’s Rock Elmo in Black T is as Emo as Elmo Can Get

Let’s Rock Elmo in Black T is as Emo as Elmo Can Get
When I was a kid, I watched Sesame Street a lot, as most kids did. Elmo wasn’t on the show back then, but the little red guy is so popular now, he has all sorts of toys and got to stand closer to Katy Perry’s massive and fantastic vocal cords than I ever will.

Darth Vader CD Boombox: I Find Your Lack of Built-in MP3 Playback Disturbing

Darth Vader CD Boombox: I Find Your Lack of Built-in MP3 Playback Disturbing
While a CD player isn’t exactly cutting-edge technology, I still like the idea of a sound system that looks like Darth Vader guarding my desktop. Jazwares‘ Darth Vader “CD Boombox” doesn’t really qualify as a boombox in my book, but it definitely qualifies as a CD player and most definitely qualifies as Darth Vader.

Personal Keepon Robot Gets a $40 Price Tag

Personal Keepon Robot Gets a $40 Price Tag
Ever heard of the Keepon Robot? I’m sure that at some point during your exploration of the Internet, you’ve come across this adorable little yellow robot called Keepon. It looks like two yellow puff-balls with eyes and a nose.

Matryoshka + Theremin = Matryomin

Matryoshka + Theremin = Matryomin
Ok, I’ve seen some weird musical instruments in my time, but I’m pretty sure this one takes the cake. This think may look like one of those Russian Matryoshka stacking dolls, but under the hood, it conceals a theremin.

JVC RD-R1 & RD-R2: These Are the Portable Recorders You Are Looking For

JVC RD-R1 & RD-R2: These Are the Portable Recorders You Are Looking For
Set to be released in February, the JVC RD-R1 and RD-R2 portable recorders are meant to be used to record outdoor performances, hence the large stereo microphones. You can also use them to record interviews, if you want to intimidate the person you’re talking to.

MeeBlip Synthesizer Kit Encourages Hacking

MeeBlip Synthesizer Kit Encourages Hacking
If you’re into making electronic sounds and like to really get under the hood of your electronics, the MeeBlip is a new synthesizer kit designed for ease of assembly and hacking.

For Gastropods About to Rock….

For Gastropods About to Rock….
If our Bikini Bottom pals SpongeBob and his pet snail Gary were to form a band with Plankton and long hair, this is the guitar they would use. OK, technically the thing isn’t a guitar, it’s an electric ukulele.

Hercules DJ 4Set is Perfect for Beginner DJs

Hercules DJ 4Set is Perfect for Beginner DJs
There is a bunch of gear on the market for DJs and folks that want to be a DJ. The catch is that a lot of that stuff is expensive and very hard to learn to use.

Super Mario Galaxy: One-Man Band Edition

Super Mario Galaxy: One-Man Band Edition
Who says you need an full orchestra to play the soundtrack from a modern video game? Musician Diwa de Leon just needs his a violin, a hegalong, a djembe, a tambourine, guitar, his voice and Adobe Premiere Pro to pull off a fully-realized score – all by himself.

Merry Quadrocopter Christmas

Merry Quadrocopter Christmas
If I had a Quadrocopter remote-controlled flying aircraft floating around my place, I’m not sure this is the first thing I’d do with it. But it is the holidays, and I guess the joyful Christmas spirit is strong with the guys who programmed their Quadrocopter to play a little festive holiday tune.

Zipbuds Tangle-Resistant Earbuds Get a Makeover, Start Shipping

Zipbuds Tangle-Resistant Earbuds Get a Makeover, Start Shipping
It’s amazing how much a design can change in a year. Back in January, we showed you a different kind of earbud that promised to prevent tangles. This was a great idea, because tangled cords are the number 1 cause for destroyed earbuds* (due to the owner getting frustrated and just breaking them).

Zynga Partners with Rapper Dr. Dre to Stream New Single Kush in Mafia Wars

Zynga Partners with Rapper Dr. Dre to Stream New Single Kush in Mafia Wars
Zynga has teamed up with rapper Dr. Dre to stream the video that goes along with the first single from his coming album within the Mafia Wars game. The single is called Kush, and the game will also get some virtual goods that are exclusive and limited edition.

Christmas Was Better in the 80s

Christmas Was Better in the 80s
This cover comes from post-punk band Futureheads and their single Christmas Was Better in the 80s on Nul Records and yes, it was released this year, not in the 1980s. The single will be released on the 19th of December 2010 and this is the cover.

Old NES Gets a New Life as an Electric Guitar

Old NES Gets a New Life as an Electric Guitar
How often do you play your old NES? I bet you’d play it more if it were a guitar. That’s right, someone out there got the brilliant idea to take an old NES and convert it into a fully-functional electric guitar.

Official Daft Punk Derezzed Video: Get Your TRON Legacy Fix

Official Daft Punk Derezzed Video: Get Your TRON Legacy Fix
The teaser clip/trailer of Daft Punk’s Derezzed was cool, but it wasn’t an official video clip. The official clip was released today on MTV and it features a cool mashup of the original TRON and the upcoming TRON: Legacy.

Skinny Player Gives New Meaning to Band Aids

Skinny Player Gives New Meaning to Band Aids
Designers Chih-Wei Wang and Shou-Hsi Fu think that in the future, music albums could be packaged not just in a compact medium, but one that integrates a music player as well. Their concept device Skinny Player is a lot simpler and thinner than the iPod Shuffle, incorporating storage, a battery, a play/stop button and speakers into a Band-Aid-like form factor.