Jason Yang: Game of Thrones Violin Cover

The season 3 premier is upon us, people. There were a lot of quality contenders for this soundtrack slot. Mashups, covers and original tracks abound. Jason Yang's cover of the Game of Thrones theme by Ramin Djawadi is all-around solid, though, and also pretty epic. The track incorporates acoustic and electric violin,… » 3/31/13 9:00pm 3/31/13 9:00pm

Portable Pianist Sounds Dirty, but Makes Sense with These Fingertip…

There's no definition for the word "worthless" in the Hammacher Schlemmer dictionary; these Fingertip Piano Gloves are "ingenious," a portable subway piano concerto waiting to happen. Each glove plays an entire octave in the key of C, and the final three notes in the scale are achieved by pressing down on the palm.… » 9/21/08 7:00pm 9/21/08 7:00pm

Chinese Build Piano, Violin Shaped Buildings to Stereotypical Chinese…

There's not much detail on why this Huainan building was built in the shape of a violin and a piano, but our guess is it's to shame every little Chinese kid into taking up the two stereotypical instruments they play: the piano and the violin. Of course, their instruments aren't made of glass and aren't 100 feet tall,… » 9/18/07 4:30pm 9/18/07 4:30pm