Do you like to have a drink while you’re playing the guitar? Well, if you’ve got any booze left over, you can now put it to good use as part of your performance. Yep, this unique guitar effects pedal is designed to sip liquids and uses them to influence its sounds.
If you’re into playing the electric guitar, you probably have a bunch of foot pedals on the floor, ready and waiting for you to add noise, wah-wah, echo, and other effects. But I bet you don’t have an effects pedal this cool.
Are you looking for an easy and inexpensive way to upgrade your toy weapons or props, whether for cosplay or just fun? This is a pretty cool way to do it. An all-in-one board called Circuit Playground lets you add light and sound effects to any weapon or wand, or really almost anything else, with a couple of zip ties.
Normally, when I want to relax and block out the sounds of the world, I turn on the White Noise app on my iPhone, and crank it up. But if you want something a little different to help you unwind, check this out.
One of the highlights of the week for me growing up was each fresh episode of MacGyver. The only thing that could spoil it for me was a rerun, but I watched them anyway. MacGyver had a one-word name, an epic ’80s mullet and got himself out of jams using his brain instead of fighting or shooting his way out of them.
The sound effect that triggers when you pull off a special trick in Tony Hawk Pro Skater is burned into my brain. That and Suicide Machines’ New Girl. If you’d love to augment your real world skating with sound, check out Skatehack.
Kids love to play fight. Just give them a few seconds of idle time and their minds will transform them into all sorts of characters. Soon enough you’ll hear them making sound effects for their movements and weapons.
In case you haven’t noticed, everything is a remix. Good artists and inventors stock up on influences and material from other sources. If you’re a musician or if you want to make your own sound effects or if you just want something to listen to when you’re wasted, you can compile sounds wherever you go with the Kaleidoloop.
It’s been less than a week since Bethesda Softworks released the Skyrim Creation Kit but their goodwill has already paid off. Why do I say that? Because of Project P.E.W., a mod by YouTuber birgirpall.
Aside from graphics, video game sound effects have gotten more complex over time as well. But does that mean that they have gotten better? What if the sound designers back then had access to the technology we have today?
Having a bad morning? That’s no reason to should suffer alone! And what better way to pass on that a.m. headache than by adding kickin’ sound effects to your lurching gait?
These squashy slippers sound off with the crash of earth-shredding stompy robotics with every step, turning a previously-mundane trip to the coffee machine into an epic journey of destruction.