If you use Tumblr or Facebook or Twitter or any site like that, you'd know that they're all complete time sucks. Hopping onto Tumblr is especially dangerous because of all the rabbit holes you can crawl into—food, tasteful nudes, fashion, tasteful nudes, animated gifs, tasteful nudes, virally reblogged reblogs and… »
These macro photographies taken from the interior of actual music instruments make my head spin a bit. I would have never imagined the interior of musical instrument would look so beautiful and cozy. I would love to live in that violin. »The interior of a flute. The interior of an organ.
My goodness, is there anything more joyless than a social media conference? Well, okay, probably yes if you're the type of person to take things hyper-literally. But! For the rest of us, Improv Everywhere's mischievous band of insta-musical revelers couldn't have picked a better target than Gel 2011. »
The Spider-Man Broadway musical is looking like a really bad idea. After one actress suffered a concussion and two actors injured themselves, yesterday Spider-Man himself crashed from a bridge into an open pit. »
Strings? Nope. Frets? Not really. The Misa Digital Guitar, an open source, Linux-powered MIDI controller, brings shredding to the 21st century by dumping traditional guitar strings for buttons and a futuristic touch screen. »
Take a peek at this insane clarinet mod, which causes the instrument to drop its musical roots in favor of something a bit more offensive. Unfortunately, there isn't an awful lot of information to go on, but the device clearly looks like an artwork installation, meaning it probably isn't going to be firing rounds of… »
Guitar players, you'll love this little Tascam MP-GT1 Portable Memory Guitar Trainer, an MP3 player that's also ideal for some serious woodshedding. You can plug in your ax and play along with up to 240 songs you can store on it, slowing down the music so you can play along. Hey, now you can learn new licks at your own … »
While Cher, Britney, and Kid Rock have twiddled the Vocoder in their day, Kraftwerk was probably the first band to really remind us of the techno-hell we're descending into by opened Autobahn with the magic of a voice distorted with custom electronics. »