Watching sunsets and sunrises are some of life's loveliest pleasures, and hey—it turns out listening to them is pretty incredible, too. Quintron, an experimental musician based in New Orleans, built a synthesizer and sensors that convert weather to sound, with special audio effects at dusk and dawn.
Riding a bike is a musical experience in more than a metaphorical way: Brakes squeal, spokes click, derailleurs clang. Composer Johnnyrandom sampled himself "playing" his bicycle and the results are positively gorgeous.
A lot of great music is composed using weird or short-lived instruments, and increasingly, these are instruments packed with electronic components—if the "instrument" itself isn't just a computer. What happens when technology moves on and leaves us without the tools used to make great works? Writing in the New York…
You really can't get tired of people going to unexpected places and making unexpected music. Here we have experimental musician Diego Stocco making a crazy percussive opus right in front of us with a dry cleaner's tools of the trade.