Tenori-On Crazy LED Digital Instrument Set for September Launch

The Tenori-On is a musical sequencer from Yamaha—basically a grid of LED-lit rubber buttons that lets you create musical loops and melodies. It may look like a prop from a 1970s sci-fi series, but it's actually a really intuitive and capable instrument that looks simply amazing. Have a look at it in action after the… » 8/31/07 6:43am 8/31/07 6:43am

Akai MPC1000 Sequencer Plays Musical Pong

The Akai MPC100 is a semi-portable "music production center" (MPC) with a 64-Track MIDI Sequencer, a 32-voice Stereo Digital Sampler and 16 velocity and pressure sensitive rubber pads. A group of Japanese coders hacked the operating system and have been selling upgraded versions of the OS for owners to install. The… » 12/28/06 12:45pm 12/28/06 12:45pm