Instructables: exploring - BC78627429331029BC6B001143E7E506 - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 21:06:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 13 Note MIDI Laser Harp http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Note-MIDI-Laser-Harp-Controlled-by-Arduino/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:16:26 PDT
8 Bit Mario Bros Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Bit-Mario-Bros-Piano/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:15:39 PDT
Shawl to Protect Wooden Instruments http://www.instructables.com/id/Shawl-to-Protect-Wooden-Instruments/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 05:45:17 PDT
Sound Reactive Drum Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Drum-Set/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:36:45 PDT
Piezo Tunes http://www.instructables.com/id/Piezo-Tunes/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 08:12:26 PDT
MIDI Controller with Keyboards http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controller-With-Keyboards/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:46:19 PDT
Bioshock's Rapture Records Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshocks-Rapture-Records-Bin/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:44:27 PDT
Electronic Mute for Trumpet & Cornet (Poor Man's) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Mute-for-Trumpet-Cornet-Poor-Mans/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 13:08:35 PDT
Midi-Greedy Mixing Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-Greedy-Mixing-Desk/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 07:43:55 PDT
Music Box for Mary http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Box-for-Mary/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 18:28:14 PDT
Laser Spirograph Sound Visualizer (LSSV) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Spirograph-Sound-Visualizer-LSSV/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 07:38:25 PDT
Rainstick http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainstick/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 11:40:54 PDT
Arduino Drums with Jetpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Synthdrum-Pad-With-Smartphone-and-Je/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 08:23:13 PDT
DIY Muji Cd player http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Muji-Cd-Player/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 05:42:46 PDT
Easy Build Pipe Box WITH MUSIC + PYROGRAPHY http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-Pipe-Box-WITH-MUSIC-PYROGRAPHY/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 23:31:05 PDT
Playing the Imperial March from Star Wars on Raspberry Pi with Piezo Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-the-Imperial-March-From-Star-Wars-on-Raspb/
Playing the Imperial March from Star Wars on Raspberry Pi with Piezo Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNUM/ILV896MW/FJRDNUMILV896MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNUM/ILV896MW/FJRDNUMILV896MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNUM/ILV896MW/FJRDNUMILV896MW.SMALL.jpg leon-anavi Let's make some noise with Raspberry Pi and a piezo buzzer! This tutorial provides step by step instructions how to play the Imperial march, also known as the Dart Vader's theme, from Star Wars on your Raspberry Pi. Of course this version is not as good as the masterpiece of John Williams. The advan...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 17:35:19 PDT
Portable Audio Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Audio-Chest/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:11:51 PDT
DIY Bluetooth BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-BoomBox-1/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 08:54:10 PDT
Pallet Stage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Stage/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 07:13:15 PST
Airplay receiver with a turntable look http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-As-an-Airplay-Receiver-With-a-Turntab/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 03:58:28 PST
Solo Cup Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Speakers/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:53:09 PST
Fake Corner Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Corner-Cabinet/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:16:13 PST
Peli-Can Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Peli-Can-Musical-Instrument/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 23:42:36 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
UltraGuitar - An ultrasonic guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/UltraGuitar-an-Ultrasonic-Guitar/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:20:01 PST
Beats By Jaya and Gagandeep (DIY headphones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beats-by-Jaya-DIY-Headphones/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:52:59 PST
Cardboard Headphone Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Headphone-Hanger/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:32:34 PST
Record Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Clamp/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 04:35:34 PST
One to Hold, One to Echo: a performance in glass, video, and music http://www.instructables.com/id/One-to-Hold-One-to-Echo-a-Performance-in-Glass-Vid/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:30:45 PST
Balloon Trombone http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Trombone/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:27:41 PST
Wall-mount CD Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mount-CD-Art/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:36:03 PST
MIDI controlling lights Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controlling-Lights-Arduino/
MIDI controlling lights Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SMALL.jpg Jesus Alberto Cejas Hi, this post is created by Jesus Alberto Cejas and Pablo Javier Ruiz to show you our Project about a musical keyboard, beautiful lights and Arduino.This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications (...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:13:37 PST
Eurorack modular synth base http://www.instructables.com/id/Eurorack-Modular-Synth-Base/
Eurorack modular synth base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/VCDV/IKJ8JB4V/FI0VCDVIKJ8JB4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/VCDV/IKJ8JB4V/FI0VCDVIKJ8JB4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/VCDV/IKJ8JB4V/FI0VCDVIKJ8JB4V.SMALL.jpg UlysseR I needed a base for my eurorack modular synth. My requirements were: 3 rows of 84hp, and it should fit well right under my Doepfer A-100P9 case. I wanted to try laser cutting for some time. Moreover my local fablab offers free machine time for open hardware initiatives. This was the ideal project to...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:33:30 PST
How to Make Wooden Guitar Picks With Wood Veneer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Wooden-Guitar-Picks-With-Wood-Veneer/
How to Make Wooden Guitar Picks With Wood Veneer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/M561/IKH5GIJU/FZ4M561IKH5GIJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/M561/IKH5GIJU/FZ4M561IKH5GIJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/M561/IKH5GIJU/FZ4M561IKH5GIJU.SMALL.jpg ZebranoWoodCraft My name is Dan Rees from Zebranowoodcraft.com. In this video tutorial I will show you a simple process for making wooden guitar picks with minimal tools. It's really easy and inexpensive so anyone can give it a try!To make the pick I'll be using a couple of sheets of 0.6mm thick wood veneer – here...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:54:10 PST
Music Stave Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Stove-Bracelet/
Music Stave Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/GGFA/IKA2DWDO/FV5GGFAIKA2DWDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/GGFA/IKA2DWDO/FV5GGFAIKA2DWDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/GGFA/IKA2DWDO/FV5GGFAIKA2DWDO.SMALL.jpg Kozmicblues69 Yay! All these years of piling old belts have finally been useful! Yesterday, when I was laying in bed, I had this brilliant idea about a DIY bracelet. I got up and I wrote it down so I wouldn't forget it! And here's the result! A very cool music bracelet, modesty aside :)___________________________...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 02:14:55 PST
Robotic Music Player and Sequencer With LittleBits AKA Fruityloops IRL http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Music-Player-and-Sequencer-With-LittleBits/
Robotic Music Player and Sequencer With LittleBits AKA Fruityloops IRL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SMALL.jpg lamedust So I, along with many other mammals, love to make music! I make goofy sounds, fun raps, but often I find myself playing music by myself and I wish I had a robot friend that can lay down some wicked beats. That's why I made a drum and tone sequencer with the littleBits synth kit platform. Similar to...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:50:58 PST
FlightCase, ready to play! http://www.instructables.com/id/FlightCase-Ready-to-Play/
FlightCase, ready to play! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/P134/IK4CM5XL/FDCP134IK4CM5XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/P134/IK4CM5XL/FDCP134IK4CM5XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/P134/IK4CM5XL/FDCP134IK4CM5XL.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hi everyone,Here is how I made my flight case. But first, few information about it: What I wanted to do: Store my controllers and other devices in one case, all connected and ready to play music Make all the USB cables invisible when playing music (I usually have tons of entangles cabl...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:18:57 PST
DIY Cheap Electronic Drum Kit Cymbals http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Electronic-Drum-Kit-Cymbals/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 04:18:06 PST
Salt & Pepper SHAKERS http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Pepper-SHAKERS/
Salt & Pepper SHAKERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/97L2/IJQO3AHK/FS497L2IJQO3AHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/97L2/IJQO3AHK/FS497L2IJQO3AHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/97L2/IJQO3AHK/FS497L2IJQO3AHK.SMALL.jpg IreteH I wanted to create Salt & Pepper shakers with a twist. The idea is that when you use them they'd make a sound like a shaker musical instrument.This was achieved by creating a double wall with beads in between to create the sound. Equipment 1. Aluminum cylinder - 38/1.25 mm2. Plexiglass cylinder ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:09:21 PST
Dancing on fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-on-Fire/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:25:13 PST
Floppy drive jukebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Drive-Jukebox/
Floppy drive jukebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SMALL.jpg Jeroenv24 Welcome to my instructable for musical floppy drives.You probably came here as a result of YouTube video's of your favorite songs being played on floppy drives. If not, I'll include a video of my own setup playing, and a brief explanation of how it works. Then you'll also immediately see what we're ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:51:15 PST
The Harmotron http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Harmotron/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:48:53 PST
2x4 Guitar Body Build http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Guitar-Body-Build/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:49:38 PST
Pianeau - a Water Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Pianeau-a-Water-Instrument/
Pianeau - a Water Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/PG9I/IJIUTYUC/FQRPG9IIJIUTYUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/PG9I/IJIUTYUC/FQRPG9IIJIUTYUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/PG9I/IJIUTYUC/FQRPG9IIJIUTYUC.SMALL.jpg Spink design The Pianeau is a piano like instrument that is operated with water. We invented it for a school assignment on product design (at Howest Industrial Design Centre) for Bolwerk. The goal was to prototype an interactive installation with 'water' as the main theme, to be used on festivals and other gathe...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 13:44:54 PST
Ribbon Microphone Upgrade for MXL 990 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribbon-Microphone-Upgrade-for-MXL-990/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:25:02 PST
Secret Compartment Box II http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-II/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 10:32:30 PST
USB Powered Page Turner for Music Notes http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Page-Turner-for-Music-Notes/
USB Powered Page Turner for Music Notes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/LPU4/IJBTW8RA/F8JLPU4IJBTW8RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/LPU4/IJBTW8RA/F8JLPU4IJBTW8RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/LPU4/IJBTW8RA/F8JLPU4IJBTW8RA.SMALL.jpg ThomasK19 My wife recently asked me for a way to ease the handling of all the piano notes that started to pile up. I immediately thought about scanning the notes and using a monitor to present them. But then when it comes to turning the scanned pages on the monitor it would be hard to use a keyboard or even t...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:35:13 PST
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Activated-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I have wanted to do this project for a while and finally found the time. Music and lights are two things that go great together at Christmas. People drive all over to see huge displays that cover an entire house and more. I decided to avoid the traffic and create my own little light show. Tools an...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:08:50 PST
Fallout Mini Nuke Diddley Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-Mini-Nuke-Diddley-Bow/
Fallout Mini Nuke Diddley Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/NNS3/IJ8Z1XRF/FC6NNS3IJ8Z1XRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/NNS3/IJ8Z1XRF/FC6NNS3IJ8Z1XRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/NNS3/IJ8Z1XRF/FC6NNS3IJ8Z1XRF.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Stuck in a fallout shelter vault looking for something to do? Well, no better way to pass the time than to make a musical instrument.A diddley bow is a classic maker's instrument. With a few things scavenged from the apocalyptic wasteland, you can easily make this special Fallout Mini Nuke version D...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:16:47 PST
How to Pirate a Vinyl Record the Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pirate-a-Vinyl-Record-the-Hard-Way/
How to Pirate a Vinyl Record the Hard Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/831S/IJ5TTHU6/FU2831SIJ5TTHU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/831S/IJ5TTHU6/FU2831SIJ5TTHU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/831S/IJ5TTHU6/FU2831SIJ5TTHU6.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker One of my most fun projects to date! I take a Johnny Cash reissue 7” vinyl record and duplicate it with a silicone rubber mold and liquid plastic. To be quite honest I was surprised on how much detail the mold can handle as the duplicated record played almost perfectly. You can listen to the ripped ...
By: Drunken Woodworker

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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 07:25:16 PST