Short links for May 26th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on May 26th, 2008: # glitchDS – A free homebrew Cellular Automaton music sequencer for the Nintendo DS. Perfect for creating IDM and Glitch style loops. glitchDS – a music … read more

Short links for May 23rd, 2008

Some interesting things I found on May 23rd, 2008: # Review: Olympus LS-10 WAV/WMA/MP3 Recorder – Olympus brings its expertise in cameras and voice recorders to the exploding field of portable WAV/MP3 recorders and comes … read more

Short links for May 16th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on May 16th, 2008: # Speaker Synth – A five-speaker array with no external audio input, created by Lesley Flanigan. The only components in the system are the instrument's speakers, … read more

Short links for May 6th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on May 6th, 2008: # Jazz trash robot is an experimental sound-producing entity made from recycled electro-mechanical components. It is a collection of mechanical sequencers and timers, that can be … read more

Short links for April 11th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on April 11th, 2008: # Brockenspiel in action – Brock Craft's Brockenspiel reads the magnetic strip on credit cards and swipe access cards, zips them through an Arduino … read more

Short links for April 3rd, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on April 3rd, 2008: kBANG: GameBoy Drum Machine – Instead of making noises in sequence it controls solenoids. Program the drum pattern with interface and place solnoids on … read more

Short links for March 31st, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on March 31st, 2008: Deviant Synth – Alternate MIDI controllers – roundup of alternative commercial (and vaporware) MIDI controllers, covering a variety of approaches to key-layouts and interface. … read more

Short links for March 19th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on March 19th, 2008: The Sound of Touch – Instrument for real-time capture and sensitive physical stimulation of sound samples using digital convolution. Our hand-held wand can be … read more

Short links for March 13th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on March 13th, 2008: Korg Stylus-Controlled Tablet Synth for Nintendo DS: DS-10 – Two patchable 2 osc virtual synths, four-part drum machines, sequencer with 2 synth tracks, 4 … read more

Self-made tupperware instruments by ADACHI Tomomi

ADACHI Tomomi, born in Kanazawa, Japan in 1972, is performer, composer, sound poet, installation artist, and occasional theater director. He has made several sound installations and original instruments. ADACHI’s self-made instruments are consists of simple … read more

Dr. Kurt Johnen’s pianist body reaction recording device

Modern Mechanix posted an interesting newspaper snippet from the year 1929: This Instrument Will Register Body Reactions of Student Piano Player. For some reason these type of devices always look a bit creepy to me… … read more

Short links for March 3rd, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on March 3rd, 2008: Owl Project -2007 – It’s the small log with one very big idea: noise. Now the world’s most popular wood based noise generator / … read more

Short links for March 2nd, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on March 2nd, 2008: Before the Music Dies – Narrated by Academy Award Winner Forest Whitaker, BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES is an unsettling and inspiring look at today’s … read more

Short links for February 25th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on February 25th, 2008: Heartbeat MIDI Controller – IR photo sensor+opamp+ very small midi controller detect a heartbeat, and MIDI send. Heartbeat MIDI Controller. Watch the YouTube video … read more

Short links for February 17th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on February 17th, 2008: Fish Organ with breath controller – Made from a box that used to contain smoked fish. Fish Organ by Ranjit Bhatnagar, for thing a … read more

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Short links for February 12th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on February 12th, 2008: Piniature Kalimba – Needle tines on a small chip of chrome plastic from a car accident. Approaching the smallest playable with the fingers thumb … read more

Short links for February 6th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on February 6th, 2008: thing a day 3: matchbox synthesizer – The most adorable little synthesizer ever. For the thing-a-day project. Matchbox synthesizer by ranjit. There’s a video … read more

Short links for February 3rd, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on February 3rd, 2008: HOWTO Hack Your Guitar Hero Whammy Bar – The idea of this hack is to enable the controller with an “auto” mode that simulates … read more

Short links for January 28th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on January 28th, 2008: The music and amazing instruments of Nick Crump – He is frequently referred to as “following in the footsteps of Gerard Hoffnung”, being a … read more

Short links for January 14th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on January 14th, 2008: SimCity Source Code Released to the Wild! Let the ports begin… – Renamed to Micropolis, you can now download the source code. Blast from … read more