Instructables: exploring - technology - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:33:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Musical Visual Mania http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
Musical Visual Mania - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Music-CoolLED's-GreatMusic+LED's-AWESOME...!This project is all about techie show-off. Here I'll show you how to design and develop your own Audio-Visual Showdown. In this Instructable we'll make an Android application which plays your selected songs in a random manner and send instructions to micro...
By: Greenthorn

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Hindenburg the Steampunk Mp3 Player & Speaker & Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hindenburg-the-Steampunk-Mp3-Player-Speaker-Lamp/
Hindenburg the Steampunk Mp3 Player & Speaker & Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SMALL.jpg hobbyman I always liked zeppelins and their steampunk-dieselpunk interior as well as exterior details.Then I thought of designing and building a functional product I can use in daily life in the form a zeppelin. Of course an audio product I imagined would best fit to this aim. After seeing mp3 player modules...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:11:16 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
Build a low noise contact microphone (inducer/transducer) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-contact-mic-inducertransducer-witho/
Build a low noise contact microphone (inducer/transducer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg This instructable will show you how I built a great low noise contact microphone for my friend's double bass!Thanks to the transformer, the microphone has a very good signal to noise ratio. That means that the inherent hum/noise of contact microphones is almost gone! The microphone can also be used ...
By: simon.w.nordberg

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:35:27 PDT
DIY .45 Caliber Earphone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-45-Caliber-Earphones/
DIY .45 Caliber Earphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/LSI6/I7Q0TLY5/FT4LSI6I7Q0TLY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/LSI6/I7Q0TLY5/FT4LSI6I7Q0TLY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/LSI6/I7Q0TLY5/FT4LSI6I7Q0TLY5.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Some of you might have seen this somewhere before from inspiretomakeA super cool DIY project that can make your friends jealous to the point of them paying you just to make one for them! Hahhahahaha Anyways this is an easy project that would require only a few tools and materials. And please vote if...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:35:53 PDT
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-audiophile-quality-speaker-cables/
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SMALL.jpg junits15 Welcome to my Instructable on how to make your own high end audio interconnects! This guide will take you from start to finish through the process of building your own DIY, braided, multi-strand speaker interconnects like the ones shown above. These can be made in any length and in many different ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:13:34 PDT
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Dodecahedron-Speaker-With-Sound-Reactive-L/
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SMALL.jpg cschlager15 Hi, My name is Charlie Schlager. I am 15 years old, attending the Fessenden School in Massachusetts. This speaker is a very fun build for any DIYer looking for a cool project. I built this speaker primarily in the Fessenden innovation lab located on our campus. If you would like to see this space th...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:58:48 PDT
How To: Ghastly Green Fire, At Home! (And Why It Burns Green...) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ghastly-Green-Fire-At-Home-And-Why-It-Burns/
How To: Ghastly Green Fire, At Home! (And Why It Burns Green...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan Remember to read any precautions on the Borax and Methanol labels carefully before starting this experiment.Hello, today I am going to demonstrate how to make some awesome, vividly Green colored flames, using some ingredients you can find at your local Super-Mart. The only thing(s) you should need...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:46:06 PDT
Pokeball Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokeball-Speakers/
Pokeball Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen 3D printed Pokeball speakers with NeoPixels. What could be more awesome?Parts needed:-Speakers. I used an old PC speakers that has got a active "sub-woofer" witch power the speakers.-3D printer or some place where you can print them. Total print cost for piece was about 2 dollars.Plastic used in the...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:10:47 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
Light Show on Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SMALL.jpg bikec I have always wanted an inexpensive way to make a Light Show that would work on music. In this instructable I will show you how to built my Light Show. I hope you love music and lights and that this instructable will be helpful for your future projects. This instructable shows all the steps I went ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Sensitive-Musical-Painting/
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SMALL.jpg sab-art This musical painting is a graphical score that you touch to play melodies and harmonies. It incorporates visual composition, musical composition, and gestural interaction to create a new form of visual music where the composition and the instrument are combined together. This Instructable will s...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:49:20 PST
Paper Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Speakers-1/
Paper Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SMALL.jpg Jess Rowland This project explores the technical, design, and aesthetic possibilities of 2-D, flexible audio speaker technology. The premise underlying this exploration is the idea that sound can be thought of as a physically immediate, transparent and embodied material. The end goal for me is the use of this...
By: Jess Rowland

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:13:20 PST
Javalele http://www.instructables.com/id/Javalele/
Javalele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SMALL.jpg johngranzow 3D printing is used here to transform an abandoned portafilter into a small stringed instrument. The electroacoustic mini-instrument can be plugged into an amplifier for control of gain or added effects. In this tutorial you can see how to make the most simple version. The first step is to find a a...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:30:56 PST
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-to-Digital-Converting-Your-Record-Collection/
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Over the past couple of years, I have discovered the amazing world of record stores, and their fabulous sales sections. The dollar bin is BY FAR the place that I have spent most of my money. At first, records were fun, and more of a novelty item to me. But then, I started finding really good...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:14 PST
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Phone-Speaker-Amplifier/
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SMALL.jpg jameshamiltonrussell This amplifier works by increasing resonance and directing the sound from the phone's speakers. If you get it right, it makes a REAL difference to the volume when listening to music. You will need:pvc pipe ( 30.5 cm by 7.6 cm ) ( 12 by 3 inches )small piece of wood ( roughly 10 cm by 2 cm by 0.5 cm...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:43:34 PST
Barrel Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Speaker/
Barrel Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SMALL.jpg DasElis Regular Saturday morning at town's car boot sale/market, my friend noticed nice wee barrel as he was looking something nice to make a saving money bank. I've had to change his mind :) Cost me only £5.I have decided to make amplified speaker out of it. Parts Next stage was to plan and collect nece...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:01:38 PST
Boombox MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Boombox-MDF/
Boombox MDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/V6X3/I557BTVH/F9GV6X3I557BTVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/V6X3/I557BTVH/F9GV6X3I557BTVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/V6X3/I557BTVH/F9GV6X3I557BTVH.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyoneAnother COOL boombox for the collection ! This time it`s not from Plexiglas as always but rather from MDF ( Medium-density fibreboard ) It`s actually pretty fun to work with this material ,it`s very easy to saw, lightweight in compare to the 4mm Plexiglas and a most important it`s the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:54:25 PST
Add Bluetooth To Any Powered Amp for $8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Bluetooth-To-Any-Powered-Amp-for-8/
Add Bluetooth To Any Powered Amp for $8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/ZBRX/I4VQHS2P/FCAZBRXI4VQHS2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/ZBRX/I4VQHS2P/FCAZBRXI4VQHS2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/ZBRX/I4VQHS2P/FCAZBRXI4VQHS2P.SMALL.jpg Minifacture It is obvious but let me state this before we start. BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN WORKING WITH ELECTRICITY. UNPLUG ALL BEFORE STARTING TO DISASSEMBLE ANY ELECTRIC/ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND USE PROPER SAFETY MEASURE. FAIL TO DO SO COULD CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR EVEN DEATH. Of course I'm not responsible for any da...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:02:03 PST
Oversized Music Chest, for MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Oversized-Enclosure-Box-for-MaKey-MaKey/
Oversized Music Chest, for MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/DPW0/I50XP0QO/FBUDPW0I50XP0QO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/DPW0/I50XP0QO/FBUDPW0I50XP0QO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/DPW0/I50XP0QO/FBUDPW0I50XP0QO.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise This is an Oversized Music Chest, for MaKey MaKey.For more projects and a summary follow up from our January build night, please see this thread!SHORT SUMMARY:This is an oversized chest to house a MaKey MaKey, wires, parts, supplies, and small tools. The chest itself can also be a kind of meta MaKey...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:03 PST
Dual Project: AirPlay-Pi and new life for an old radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Project-AirPlay-Pi-and-new-life-for-an-old-ra/
Dual Project: AirPlay-Pi and new life for an old radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SMALL.jpg TheKingsOfWing Hey, Welcome to my first ever post on Instructables!The Project you're about to read over is setting up a Raspberry Pi to use 'AirPlay' and how I used it, which clashes with the second part, the new life for my old radio. Collect up everything you need. Whats a must for this project:- Raspberry ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:23:38 PST
Light Box DJ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
Light Box DJ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TJYW/I3VHKN8J/FAOTJYWI3VHKN8J.SMALL.jpg Delasign 'The Light Box' is a wooden, desk accessory designed to react to the music being played and is ideal for drum pads and DJs. Composed of a oak frame, the music box uses an Arduino Uno in combination with an MSGEQ7 chip and two audio jacks to brighten your musical experience via a matrix of NeoPixels....
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
Add MIDI port to Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-MIDI-port-to-Keyboard/
Add MIDI port to Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Having a MIDI keyboard will let you control digital audio workstations (DAWs) like Pro tools, FL Studio, Ableton Live, etc. As well, it will connect to a wide variety of MIDI gear such as table top synths.This tutorial is useful for those who already have a non-MIDI keyboard, and want to upgrade it ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:26:37 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SMALL.jpg anouskadg I've recently discovered Neopixels. I soldered a couple, connected them to my Arduino and made them do various light patterns. This was already pretty enjoyable to make and watch, but Neopixels have so much more potential!First of all, they are very small, so you can embed them in a lot of things. T...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
Make your own AMP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SMALL.jpg roanbuma Hello everyone this is my first tutorial on instructables!Over a year ago I decided to make my own AMP, it had to be able to play music from your phone to big speakers. It had to be small, but still capable of playingloud music. I also wanted to be able to ajust the volume. It had to look nice and b...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! http://www.instructables.com/id/Falangafone-Use-Gestures-to-Control-Your-Music/
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SMALL.jpg nelsonliu At HackPrinceton 2014, my teammate and I built a robust, hand movement-controlled music system. We used the Leap Motion and its developer API to capture hand and finger data, and we utilized the Python language and the Pyo library for Python to process audio files in a variety of ways with the data ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:14:06 PST
Clothespin Piano for iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothespin-Piano-for-iPad/
Clothespin Piano for iPad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J0WZ/I24M3Y64/FUFJ0WZI24M3Y64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J0WZ/I24M3Y64/FUFJ0WZI24M3Y64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J0WZ/I24M3Y64/FUFJ0WZI24M3Y64.SMALL.jpg adamkumpf Touchscreens are great, but when it comes to playing music on them, the lack of physical keys can be a drag. So I decided to round up some household stuff and make a piano keyboard that tricks the iPad into thinking it's being played by your fingers (with the help of some clothespins and aluminum fo...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:12:11 PST
Accordion Master - A python/arduino music synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Accordion-Master-A-pythonarduino-music-synthesizer/
Accordion Master - A python/arduino music synthesizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/6C4G/I236WTT9/FOG6C4GI236WTT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/6C4G/I236WTT9/FOG6C4GI236WTT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/6C4G/I236WTT9/FOG6C4GI236WTT9.SMALL.jpg Aiyoku19 This project was created by a team of three student from the University of Pennsylvania at MHacks 2014 Detroit (A weekend Hackathon). The goal of this project is to create a music synthesizer that generates tones based on the user's gestures. So if you've ever wanted to create an electronic theremin...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 19:20:28 PST
LED WALL http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-WALL/
LED WALL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES Music! The rhythm of life, the sound of hundreds of discrete frequencies coming together in synchronous harmony to create beautiful sound that puts us in a trance. But that is just feast for our ears. LED Wall adds a whole new dimension, a visual dimension to your musical experience.LED wall consist...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:41:11 PST
Make your own Low Budget Bluetooth Music System http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Low-Budget-Bluetooth-Music-System/
Make your own Low Budget Bluetooth Music System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/8M9I/I1XEOEIZ/FPH8M9II1XEOEIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/8M9I/I1XEOEIZ/FPH8M9II1XEOEIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/8M9I/I1XEOEIZ/FPH8M9II1XEOEIZ.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I "fused" a dirt cheap bluetooth music receiver with an old speaker of mine. The main focus will be on designing a low cost audio amplifier circuit around the LM386 and the NE5534. The bluetooth receiver costs 4,5$ and the audio amp 3$. So you can call this low ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:22:12 PDT
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
3D Printed Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a 3D printed Speaker that you can print at home. All you need is some enameled copper wire and a magnet!You may have seen 3d printed speaker before, but this one is different since you will be printing all the parts of it, including the membrane itself and it is 0.1mm thick! It is so thin t...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
Drawstring earphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-earphones/
Drawstring earphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/EF8M/I1QY8IMI/F8NEF8MI1QY8IMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/EF8M/I1QY8IMI/F8NEF8MI1QY8IMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/EF8M/I1QY8IMI/F8NEF8MI1QY8IMI.SMALL.jpg mantfish this is a really simple cool thing to do with any hoodie, so you can listen to your music anywhere without your earphones getting tangled up in you pocket. And better still it's entirely washable! :)The way this works is really simple! Materials For this instructable you will need: 1. A hoodie.2....
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:08:49 PDT
3D-Printed Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speakers/
3D-Printed Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Upgrade your desk with these modular 3D-printed speakers! While the rest of the office jams with their plain black and silver sound cubes, you'll be listening in style from your very own custom set. With only a handful of simple parts, you'll be able assemble or tear down these speakers in minute...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 PDT
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-1921-Bluetooth-Speaker/
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/Y7WV/I15L0ES6/FV0Y7WVI15L0ES6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/Y7WV/I15L0ES6/FV0Y7WVI15L0ES6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/Y7WV/I15L0ES6/FV0Y7WVI15L0ES6.SMALL.jpg bricabracwizard This is really how to make a cheap bluetooth speaker sound great, any cabinet will do. It just so happened that one day while trolling through a flea market I came across this rusted out 1921 Radiola speaker cabinet, the insides long gone. I thought to myself I don't have a bluetooth speaker and thi...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:27:29 PDT
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/BluetoothBox-for-Stereo-Headphones-and-Speakers/
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/STUF/I1562OIS/FFGSTUFI1562OIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/STUF/I1562OIS/FFGSTUFI1562OIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/STUF/I1562OIS/FFGSTUFI1562OIS.SMALL.jpg funelab Hi All,I love what my headphones, but a few weeks ago, my friend bought a new bluetooth headset, I intend to switch to bluetooth headphones. But I do not want to throw away the love of my headphones, so I got the idea make a small box, which I can turn my headphones into a Bluetooth headset. This pr...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
Big 'ol Bluetooth Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-ol-Bluetooth-Boombox/
Big 'ol Bluetooth Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/3SGT/I3TIFBY2/FF33SGTI3TIFBY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/3SGT/I3TIFBY2/FF33SGTI3TIFBY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/3SGT/I3TIFBY2/FF33SGTI3TIFBY2.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins There is nothing better than the sound of a scratchy record, or the hiss of an old cassette. Sadly so many of these old technologies are disappearing. They break and go unrepaired, or sadly more often they get replaced with newer technologies. Don't get me wrong, I'll take my 42 inch LED TV over a 1...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:41:20 PDT
Multifunctional Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Lamp/
Multifunctional Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/F6HZ/I0HYTTA1/FXHF6HZI0HYTTA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/F6HZ/I0HYTTA1/FXHF6HZI0HYTTA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/F6HZ/I0HYTTA1/FXHF6HZI0HYTTA1.SMALL.jpg don_yousif Originally I created this for myA- Level DT project, but I thought I may as well share it on here, skipping the boring bit about research and whatnot obviously. Also, just bear in mind that is my first Instructable so any help would be great.The aim was to save space on my desk as i have far too man...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-instrument-single-hand-grip-holder-for-iPhon/
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SMALL.jpg danleow I have made this many months ago and finally I am putting it up here today so here you go.... If you like the design please vote :)USE THIS DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE ONLY.Project motivation:There are tons of music app for iPhone but the phone is not ergonomically design to be use as musical i...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:37 PDT
Breathe New Life Into Old Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-New-Life-Into-Old-Headphones/
Breathe New Life Into Old Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/XSLN/HZQTEBE4/F9IXSLNHZQTEBE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/XSLN/HZQTEBE4/F9IXSLNHZQTEBE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/XSLN/HZQTEBE4/F9IXSLNHZQTEBE4.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I found this sweet set of Alpha Electronics vintage headphones at a garage sale today for $1.00. I couldn't say no to this awesome old school style! Unfortunately, they were in slightly rough shape and since they are so old (I would guess early 70s), they used the 1/4" male audio jack which most of ...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:11:49 PDT
littleBits WiFi Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-WiFi-Music-Player/
littleBits WiFi Music Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QFQX/HZPDXALQ/FKCQFQXHZPDXALQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QFQX/HZPDXALQ/FKCQFQXHZPDXALQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QFQX/HZPDXALQ/FKCQFQXHZPDXALQ.SMALL.jpg littleBits Wirelessly control this music player with your phone or through a variety of IFTTT channels. Use Cloud Control (on your phone or your computer) to advance from from song to the next or try IFTTT’s Date & Time Channel to make a customized musical alarm clock (you pick the song!). IFTTT (if this then...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:36:56 PDT
Noise-dampening Bluetooth Headphones (15$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-cancelling-Bluetooth-Headphones-15/
Noise-dampening Bluetooth Headphones (15$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MT4G/HZNYHGEI/FAUMT4GHZNYHGEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MT4G/HZNYHGEI/FAUMT4GHZNYHGEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MT4G/HZNYHGEI/FAUMT4GHZNYHGEI.SMALL.jpg Grisling I had an old pair of Sennheiser headphones, and i thought i could something fun with them. At first i wanted to just make them in to a set of USB rechargeable wireless bluetooth headphones, but there was absoutely no room in them for the electronics.So i decided to build it into an old set of hearin...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:46:19 PDT
Musical Floppy Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Floppy-Drives/
Musical Floppy Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/L6V3/HZ6T75JN/FQ9L6V3HZ6T75JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/L6V3/HZ6T75JN/FQ9L6V3HZ6T75JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/L6V3/HZ6T75JN/FQ9L6V3HZ6T75JN.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Turn old tech in to music, that was the goal and it was achieved with some research on instructables and other websites.this has been done a load of times before but I wanted to do it and try to explain it the best I can so that its easier for others to have some fun with old tech, the tutorials for...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:43:04 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT It's been a long time coming, but my Universal RGB cube is finally ready!If when you are done, you love this project as much as I do, please vote for any contests I might be in.Trust me, I have some cool ideas in mind for all the prizes being offered !!!TO THOSE THAT CAME HERE BECAUSE YOU FOUND THE ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
Small boombox for less than 80 dollars that packs a punch http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-boombox-for-less-than-80-dollars-that-packs-/
Small boombox for less than 80 dollars that packs a punch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SMALL.jpg Grisling I've wanted to build a small boombox that was lightweight, easy to transport, and has decent sound (both volume and quality). There are MANY different designs out there for a DIY boombox, both small and large ones, and different diffulties from complete novice to expert level knowledge of electronic...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:56:12 PDT
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-Vintage-1920s-Headphones-With-Modern-/
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/E0TT/HY7T0DWM/F1CE0TTHY7T0DWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/E0TT/HY7T0DWM/F1CE0TTHY7T0DWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/E0TT/HY7T0DWM/F1CE0TTHY7T0DWM.SMALL.jpg antagonizer I was at the local flea market recently and happened upon a vendor selling vintage headphones for $5 and ended up picking up three pairs on a whim. My original intention was to adapt them to work with modern systems, but I soon found out that, after nearly 100 years, the magnets were no longer magne...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:24 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
Vintage Inspired Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SMALL.jpg travderose This project started with the purchase of an old am/fm receiver. I bought it from a thrift store in a spur of the moment decision just because I thought it was cool, not really having any plans for it. Then the brainstorming began and this is what I came up with. I wanted to keep the vintage look...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Foot switch ( for M-Audio Black Box ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Momentary-foot-switch-for-M-Audio-Black-Box-/
Foot switch ( for M-Audio Black Box ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/4AQC/HXIK9M2U/FZD4AQCHXIK9M2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/4AQC/HXIK9M2U/FZD4AQCHXIK9M2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/4AQC/HXIK9M2U/FZD4AQCHXIK9M2U.SMALL.jpg Tiago Tomaz I have a M-Audio Black Box Guitar Multi-Effects Processor, that can be used as a standalone amp-modeling and effects unit however to take the most of it you must be able to do it with your feet. There is a specific controller to do that but it is not cheap, so after a little research i decided to ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:07:00 PDT
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ http://www.instructables.com/id/STREAM-MUSIC-VIA-Bluetooth-on-any-amplifiers/
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/3ZTS/HWWNLO8D/FOJ3ZTSHWWNLO8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/3ZTS/HWWNLO8D/FOJ3ZTSHWWNLO8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/3ZTS/HWWNLO8D/FOJ3ZTSHWWNLO8D.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I found some old Bluetooth mono headset its kinda useless for me since you know it looks weird when you are wearing it so I tried repurposing it now lets see what can I do with something with bluetooth and audio capabilities.... Well the first thing that came up in my mind was another BT boom...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:49:44 PDT
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Computer-Keyboard-Into-A-Midi-Key-tar/
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SMALL.jpg bergerab Have you ever needed an extra synth for a concert? Or maybe you just enjoy fiddling around with music production software and you need a midi controller? Well look no further than your own computer keyboard! No this is not another how-to article on enabling midi control via your computer keyboard. W...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:37:11 PDT