The Pianocade Makes Sweet Music With the Konami Code

And to think your parents claimed you were wasting your life playing thousands of hours of video games as a kid. Little did they know you were actually building up important musical skills that could one day see you performing at Carnegie Hall—at least if they let you play this fantastic Pianocade keyboard/video game… » 8/22/12 9:40am 8/22/12 9:40am

Compiano: Part Computer, Part Piano, All Insane

According to its eBay listing, this $20,000 piano "is not a piano at all" but a fully functioning computer with a hidden 26" Philips LCD TV/monitor and a 6.8 GHz processor. Modded from a 1904 Chickering upright piano, the maker argues that it is not just "the world's most beautiful computer," but "the world's oldest computer" … » 11/26/07 9:50am 11/26/07 9:50am

Piano as Sculpture: Fazioli M. Luminal Looks as Good as It Sounds

Piano design has changed little in the past two centuries, but now Philippe Gendre has a new take on the concert grand in his design called M. Liminal, made by Fazioli pianos. Its asymmetrical shape looks positively aerodynamic, and it's a blend of the old and the new with its wood on top and stainless steel base. » 2/08/07 11:10am 2/08/07 11:10am