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The Baby Head Theremin Is the Stuff of Nightmares

The Baby Head Theremin Is the Stuff of Nightmares
Are you sleeping too well? Well, let’s change that right now. The only thing creepier than the decapitated bald head of a doll is one with light-up red eyeballs, and that makes all kinds of haunting sounds when you get near it. What you’re looking at – and about to listen to – is a custom built photo-theremin that emits those weird and wild sci-fi noises when you place your hand above its head. The Worst Things for Sale points out that you can actually buy one of these things over on Amazon if you really want to.

Moog Theremini: The Accessible Theremin

Moog Theremini: The Accessible Theremin
Ever wanted to play a theremin just so you could play the opening theme song from Star Trek? Most theremins are expensive and extremely difficult to master. On the other hand, this modern theremin by Moog is only about $300 and includes features to help you learn how to play it correctly. Like the original, the Moog Theremini is played by waving your hand in proximity to the instrument’s antenna.
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The Badgermin Sounds Exactly Like You’d Think It Would Sound

The Badgermin Sounds Exactly Like You’d Think It Would Sound
What do you get when you combine a taxidermied badger with a theremin? You get the Badgermin. Yes, in this world of “if it can be done, why not try it?” somebody actually has created what is likely to be the first ever electronic instrument stuffed inside a dead animal.

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.

Teletron: Mind-Controlled Theremin Makes Music With Your Thoughts

Teletron: Mind-Controlled Theremin Makes Music With Your Thoughts
If you thought that the way you play the theremin wasn’t weird enough, along comes a mod which allows you to make music with nothing more than your brain – no hands required.

Theranana Theremin Banana: a Truly Musical Fruit

Theranana Theremin Banana: a Truly Musical Fruit
I’m filing this one away in the “why?, why they heck not?” bin. This off-the-wall contraption is an optical electronic theremin stuffed inside a fake banana.

33% Guitar + 33% Mandolin + 33% Theremin = 100% Awesome

33% Guitar + 33% Mandolin + 33% Theremin = 100% Awesome
The guys over at synthopia hunted up this wondrous electrical musical oddity, and I love it. The Destroyer combines an electric guitar, mandolin and that wonderful outer-spacey-squealy instrument – the theremin – in one compact package. Handmade by guitar artist Mark Dalzell, The Destroyer is has two necks – one for the 6-string guitar, the other for the 4-string mandolin.

Cat Plays Theremin, Humans Plug Ears

Cat Plays Theremin, Humans Plug Ears
What could be better than a cat playing keyboards? I’ll tell you what – a cat that can play the theremin, that’s what.

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 able to get your own miniature Theremin to put on your desktop. Japanese science kit maker Gakken has created this miniature replica of the weird instrument that’s just about 3″ wide by 5″ tall.

The Wii-Mote Theramin

The Wii-Mote Theramin
Without a doubt, the theramin is one of the oddest musical instruments ever invented. Usually heard cranking out spaceship sounds in 1950’s B-movies, it’s otherworldy sounds are unmistakeable and truly quirky. So it is with much glee that I bring you the Wii-mote powered theramin, playing the inimitable Theme from Star Trek.
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