Instructables: exploring - play - instruments - sound http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:17:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 how to make bongo drums for under 4 $!! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-bongo-drums-for-under-4-/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:00:06 PDT
Designing and building an 'acoustic' synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-building-an-acoustic-synthesizer/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:12:10 PST
StyloBuzz - Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/StyloBuzz-Synthesizer/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2011 00:16:59 PST
PVC Clarinet http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Clarinet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/9A5N/GUBPGB5O/FCM9A5NGUBPGB5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/9A5N/GUBPGB5O/FCM9A5NGUBPGB5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/9A5N/GUBPGB5O/FCM9A5NGUBPGB5O.SMALL.jpg PhotonPunk This is something I made a couple of years ago. It's basically a piece of pvc with a standard clarinet mouthpiece glued on. The finger holes were measured to make it in-tune. Takes a lot of air pressure, but it sounds rather nice for a piece of pvc (I'm a very amateur clarinet player so forgive the ...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:12:48 PST
Sound Sandwich http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Sandwhich/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 08:55:34 PDT
Endless Rain Wheel (Sound Effect) http://www.instructables.com/id/Endless-Rain-Wheel/
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 01:05:50 PDT
Art of Sound Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-of-Sound-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/U79C/FYIZ44B5/FMAU79CFYIZ44B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/U79C/FYIZ44B5/FMAU79CFYIZ44B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/U79C/FYIZ44B5/FMAU79CFYIZ44B5.SMALL.gif Contest Robot Instructables Zalytron, Bleep Labs, and Create Digital Music are happy to announce the winners of the Art of Sound Contest! Sound and music mean many things to many people and that was very apparent in the entries to this contest. From building instruments from scratch to interacting with sound to ...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 08:01:58 PDT
Super EASY and super CHEAP magneto scratcher! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-EASY-and-super-CHEAP-magneto-scratcher/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2009 02:50:52 PDT
The Minty Kalimba http://www.instructables.com/id/Minty-Kalimba/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 08:04:19 PDT
Nandhopper 1-Bit Noise Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Nandhopper-1-Bit-Noise-Synth/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008 22:14:23 PST
How to choose a drumkit to buy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-choose-a-drumkit-to-buy/
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Thu, 1 May 2008 10:47:50 PDT
Light of the sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-sound/
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