Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Virtual ANS Synthesizer

I've covered the quirky original ANS synthesizer before. An emulation is also available for iOS, Android, Windows, Linux and OSX, check it out!

Documentary: What the Future Sounded Like

A must-see for any synth enthusiast, this short documentary is about the birth of electronic music in Britain.

Check out the documentary's homepage, also recommended is the Wikipedia page on the EMS VCS 3 synthesizer.

The Glockentar

This is an insteresting concept: solenoids play glockenspiel imitating you while you play the strings.
It is called the Glockentar and made by Aaron Sherwood.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

NES meets the C64 SID

Here's a DIY hacked Cynthcart, which is connected to the NES, making this a synthesizer with the power of both the C64 SID and the NES audio chip.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

How to build a whamola

If you don't know what a whamola is, this video will make it clear for you.
For more info and build instructions, head to this post at Hack a day.

The viola maker

A mesmerizing video on making violas.

Popmaskinen - the electomechanical band

Very cool - the sequencer controlling the robot band is a metal cylinder with adjustable protrusions. Super sleek build!!!

Drum set on springs!


Monday, April 28, 2014

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Viola Organista, an instrument designed by Leonardo Da Vinci

Da Vinci never saw his beautiful instument design built or to listen it's sound, but now we can enjoy it - thanks to Slawomir Zubrzycki. Slawomir finally built the instrument 500 years after it was initially conceived.