Instructables: exploring - technology - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:03:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 VOICE BOX: MIDI SYNT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/VOICE-BOX-MIDI-SYNT-CONTROLLER/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 10:01:05 PDT
LED bass http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Basss/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:18:28 PDT
Arduino Theremin Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Theremin-Box/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:53:03 PDT
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Radio-With-Bluetooth-MP3/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:34:09 PDT
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Clarinet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Clarinet-Lamp/
Clarinet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SMALL.jpg jillls101 A clarinet lamp is a nice touch for any musician's room.In this instructable I will walk you though the process of creating a functioning lamp out of a clarinet.Warning! Improper wiring of your lamp could lead to an electrical fire. Be very careful when performing these steps. Gathering Materials ...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:03:35 PDT
Musical Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Sneakers/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:33:11 PDT
Cardboard Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Piano/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:15:17 PDT
Bajo LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bass/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 03:58:31 PDT
Foxonix Joke Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Foxonix-Joke-Box/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 13:41:40 PDT
Mixer Estéreo 4 Canales http://www.instructables.com/id/Mixer-Estéreo-4-Canales/
Mixer Estéreo 4 Canales - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/16K8/ISCBSHYK/FJ216K8ISCBSHYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/16K8/ISCBSHYK/FJ216K8ISCBSHYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/16K8/ISCBSHYK/FJ216K8ISCBSHYK.SMALL.jpg tomasdecamino Este es un mixer sencillo pasivo de cuatro canales. No soy experto en electrónica, y el diseño del circuito está basado inicialmente en este mixer pasivo, el cual extendí para hacer estéreo y con una perilla de paneo. Cualquier sugerencia para mejorarlo es bienvenida.En el video se muestra en uso....
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 07:53:06 PDT
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Sound-Reactive-Lights-for-Drums-Guitar/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:15:58 PDT
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-LED-Panel-Controlled-by-Your-Guitar-or-Other-Au/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:01:03 PDT
How to Make a MIDI Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-MIDI-Interface/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 03:36:07 PDT
DIY Passive Audio Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Passive-Audio-Mixer/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:46:45 PDT
Arduino Arpeggiated Bass Glitch Synth Electronic Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Arpeggiated-Bass-Glitch-Synth-Electronic-I/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 14:28:58 PDT
Arduino Light-Up Musical Staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Up-Musical-Staff/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:20:02 PDT
Let's Make Arduino Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-Arduino-Music/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:05:17 PDT
Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Player/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 19:04:19 PDT
DIY Record Player http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Record-Player/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 10:27:47 PDT
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES http://www.instructables.com/id/WIRELESS-GAMING-CONSOLE-USING-HUMAN-GESTURES/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 03:04:25 PDT
Arcade MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-MIDI-Controller/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:06:09 PDT
Sensatronic Wave Chimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensatronic-Wave-Chimes/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 07:54:41 PDT
DIY Life-Size Remote Control (transparent) BB-8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Remote-Control-transparent-BB-8/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 07:28:07 PDT
Arduino-Controlled Robotic Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Robotic-Drum/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:23:01 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Light Show Jacket That Reacts To Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-Jacket-That-Reacts-to-Music/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 16:24:53 PDT
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
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/
MIDI Controller with Keyboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/PMGK/IN0FFDYO/FJIPMGKIN0FFDYO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/PMGK/IN0FFDYO/FJIPMGKIN0FFDYO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/PMGK/IN0FFDYO/FJIPMGKIN0FFDYO.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Today we're building the 400 key MIDI controller using an Arduino and computer keyboards!For the budget conscious music producers out there, this project is a great way to build an inexpensive control board for your digital audio workstation.Or if you're just a musician with an odd taste for instrum...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:46:19 PDT
Midi-Greedy Mixing Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-Greedy-Mixing-Desk/
Midi-Greedy Mixing Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/F36U/IMS0ZK73/FTCF36UIMS0ZK73.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/F36U/IMS0ZK73/FTCF36UIMS0ZK73.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/F36U/IMS0ZK73/FTCF36UIMS0ZK73.SMALL.jpg Mopete I wanted to build a mixing desk with integrated speakers that meets my own expectations in size and quality. A mixing desk always ready-to-use whenever i am in the mood for being creative or simply feel like listening to my favorite music, but not simply on the stereo. So that’s why i built my midi-...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 07:43:55 PDT
Laser Spirograph Sound Visualizer (LSSV) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Spirograph-Sound-Visualizer-LSSV/
Laser Spirograph Sound Visualizer (LSSV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1GPI/IMKTSMTB/FEO1GPIIMKTSMTB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1GPI/IMKTSMTB/FEO1GPIIMKTSMTB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1GPI/IMKTSMTB/FEO1GPIIMKTSMTB.SMALL.jpg pohhoushun For this project we were tasked with building some kind of sound visualization device for a concert as part of an outreach activities for our research center. The briefs were three units of the device are needed and that the devices need to work over the span of an hour. They must not make any noise...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 07:38:25 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/
DIY Muji Cd player - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/8DNX/IMCB2E5I/FAD8DNXIMCB2E5I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/8DNX/IMCB2E5I/FAD8DNXIMCB2E5I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/8DNX/IMCB2E5I/FAD8DNXIMCB2E5I.SMALL.jpg lioncour Back in the day a cool japanese guy made an awesome cardboard replica of the famous Muji Cd player. I wanted to do the same, but now some years later the instructions about how he made it is gone. So i am now making my own and sharing the instructions with you.It is a fairly simple project, just som...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 05:42:46 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNUM/ILV896MW/FJRDNUMILV896MW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNUM/ILV896MW/FJRDNUMILV896MW.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Portable Audio Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/O47D/ILV83ZR0/FGEO47DILV83ZR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/O47D/ILV83ZR0/FGEO47DILV83ZR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/O47D/ILV83ZR0/FGEO47DILV83ZR0.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Use an old audio cabinet to build a portable audio chest. Materials I found an old audio cabinet and storage chest. Disassemble Disassemble the audio cabinet and salvage the wood and electronics. Electronics Clean up the electronics. Measure Measure and mark holes to accommodate speaker...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:11:51 PDT
DIY Bluetooth BoomBox (UPGRADED) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-BoomBox-1/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 08:54:10 PDT
Solo Cup Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Speakers/
Solo Cup Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Did you know you can make speakers out of almost anything? In this Instructable, we'll take the ever popular solo cup and show you how you can turn them into audio speakers! Materials needed: 2 Solo or Plastic Cups, 30 gauge magnet wire, 2 neodymium magnets (P/N DCC), auxiliary cord. Tools needed: S...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:53:09 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/
Beats By Jaya and Gagandeep (DIY headphones) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/15PO/ILA19JKX/FUK15POILA19JKX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/15PO/ILA19JKX/FUK15POILA19JKX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/15PO/ILA19JKX/FUK15POILA19JKX.SMALL.jpg jaya_sandhu How Headphones Work: Headphones are powered by three main components: the magnet(s), the diaphragm and the voice coil. In this case, the voice coil is created from a 28 gauge wire, the diaphragm is made from a plastic cup and we used neodymium magnets. In a broader sense, the purpose of the diaphra...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:52:59 PST
Record Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Clamp/
Record Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/H7VH/IKYCY5DX/FP2H7VHIKYCY5DX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/H7VH/IKYCY5DX/FP2H7VHIKYCY5DX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/H7VH/IKYCY5DX/FP2H7VHIKYCY5DX.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Record clamps help level and stabilize records on the turntable platter. They usually run $25 and up. This instructable shows how to make one for a dollar. Obtain a Hockey Puck Pick up a hockey puck with standard weight. Find the Center Use a caliper and compass to find the center of the puc...
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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/
One to Hold, One to Echo: a performance in glass, video, and music - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/17KD/IKVI27DO/FPA17KDIKVI27DO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/17KD/IKVI27DO/FPA17KDIKVI27DO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/17KD/IKVI27DO/FPA17KDIKVI27DO.SMALL.jpg samgalison My work as an artist is to distill the noise of the world into meaningful, compelling experiences. For me, art making is truly a practice, a way of being that’s not about the goals of making this or that but rather about listening closely to the patterns and rhythms of being a human and crafting the...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:30:45 PST
MIDI controlling lights Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controlling-Lights-Arduino/
MIDI controlling lights Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/VCDV/IKJ8JB4V/FI0VCDVIKJ8JB4V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/VCDV/IKJ8JB4V/FI0VCDVIKJ8JB4V.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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
Floppy drive jukebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Drive-Jukebox/
Floppy drive jukebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
The Harmotron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/CB6H/IJIUUPYM/FZQCB6HIJIUUPYM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/CB6H/IJIUUPYM/FZQCB6HIJIUUPYM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/CB6H/IJIUUPYM/FZQCB6HIJIUUPYM.SMALL.jpg Stijnv6 The Harmotron is a musical instrument that makes sure that all the notes you play are harmonious.It does this by letting you play the chords with your left hand. Depending on what chord is being played the melody buttons with change their note. These would be played with the right hand.The device wi...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:48:53 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