Instructables: exploring - music - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:47:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric Cigar-Box guitar w/ Built in amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Cigar-Box-guitar-w-Built-in-amplifier/
Electric Cigar-Box guitar w/ Built in amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SMALL.jpg Optimum_Alliance I was tired of carrying around heavy guitars and amplifiers whenever I went on holiday or camping and needed something to play while I was away. That's why I made this. This is a light, portable, strat-style guitar that I take with me whenever I go away from home and want a guitar with me. It has tw...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 10:31:20 PDT
The 'Jam Stand': A portable, custom Guitar Amplifier & Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jam-Stand-A-portable-custom-Guitar-Amplifier-S/
The 'Jam Stand': A portable, custom Guitar Amplifier & Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SMALL.jpg themortalphoenix I am a music fanatic and I love to play my electric guitar. Unfortunately though, I also need an amplifier but carrying one around is very cumbersome. Apart from the bulky amplifier, I also need a guitar processor and a stand for my instrument because leaving it to lean against a wall could ben...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:10:54 PDT
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Fun-DIY-Amplifier-The-Monstrocity-The-Organ-Dono/
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens In this instructable I'll explain how I designed and built a fun little battery powered amplifier from recycled materials and a handful of electronics components. It's a catalog of failures and solutions that really paid off. There's nothing more satisfying than playing an instrument you built throu...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:37:00 PST
AirPlay Radio with Raspberry Pi and WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/AirPlay-Radio-with-Raspberry-Pi-and-WiFi/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:42:34 PST
Build a Fender-Style Guitar Body http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fender-Style-Guitar-Body/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:13:20 PST
How To Make Earbuds Colorful Using Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Earbuds-Colorful-Using-Thread/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:59:10 PST
Autoglockenspiel http://www.instructables.com/id/Autoglockenspiel/
Autoglockenspiel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/FUBP/I69D9YEX/FYOFUBPI69D9YEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/FUBP/I69D9YEX/FYOFUBPI69D9YEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/FUBP/I69D9YEX/FYOFUBPI69D9YEX.SMALL.jpg Zippityboomba Inspirations / props where they are due:http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Programmab...http://zebrahall.com/product/gloggomobil/So here is my version of a programmable music box / glockenspiel. I'm posting this more as proof that such things can be made, and to give ideas of one way to do it. ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:53:50 PST
Building your old costomiced fender stile guitars http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-old-costomiced-fender-stile-guitars/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:48:06 PST
Stumpf Fiddle or Devil's Fiddle or Amish Stomp Fiddle or . . . . http://www.instructables.com/id/Stumpf-Fiddle-or-Devils-Fiddle-or-Amish-Stomp-Fidd/
Stumpf Fiddle or Devil's Fiddle or Amish Stomp Fiddle or . . . . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SMALL.jpg amishjim I saw a Stumpf Fiddle on one of the auction tv shows and thought that would be a great addition to the other percussion instruments I play in our bluegrass band, Frum The Hills. They go for over $200 so after doing a little googling for ideas, I set out to make my own. I had a nice sized stick that...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:22:59 PST
The Organ Donor Project Part 1: The Recyclone Rotary Combo Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Organ-Donor-Project-Part-1-The-Recyclone-Rotar/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:36:39 PST
Redneck MIDI sustain pedal - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-MIDI-sustain-pedal/
Redneck MIDI sustain pedal - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1D5I/FFD7TFEV/FAL1D5IFFD7TFEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1D5I/FFD7TFEV/FAL1D5IFFD7TFEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1D5I/FFD7TFEV/FAL1D5IFFD7TFEV.SMALL.jpg romwell The great secreat of sustain pedals for electronic keyboards is that they are just on-off switches. That is, when you press the pedal, two wires are connected. That's it. Now suppose you are in the mood for composing and playing, and you realize that your pedal is somehow missing. This instructable ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:18:12 PDT
Cheap Easy Guitar Pick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Guitar-Pick/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:00:57 PST
How To Download Music Off Of Youtube For Free Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Download-Music-Off-Of-Youtube-For-Free-Easi/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 12:05:24 PST
Make a musical cardboard guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-musical-cardboard-guitar/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:54:06 PST
Build Your Own Guitar Effects Pedal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Guitar-Pedal/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 08:29:41 PST
How to make a Mixtape: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mixtape-Awesome-Mix-Vol-1-from-Guard/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:55 PDT
Abercrombie Dead Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Abercrombie-Dead-Cat/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 03:58:23 PDT
Sutton-Hoo Lyre or a saxon lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Sutton-Hoo-Lyre-or-a-saxon-lyre/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:28:25 PDT
Sound Cancelling Portable Studio Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Cancelling-Portable-Studio-Box/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:25:56 PDT
USB Foot Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Foot-Pedal/
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Tue, 11 Apr 2006 00:34:51 PDT
Speaker Cabinet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Cabinet/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:47:37 PDT
Lasercut plywood violin http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-plywood-violin/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:15:20 PDT
Latabonkers ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Latabonkers-/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:18:44 PDT
Building the Blinquencer- a light controlled random music box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Blinquencer-a-light-controlled-random/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:08:06 PDT
pallet 2x4 turned into electric upright bass http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-2x4-turned-into-electric-upright-bass/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:30:19 PDT
Simple Vinyl Record Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Vinyl-Record-Player/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 15:20:34 PST
Paper Record Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Record-Player/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:12:30 PDT
DIY / Homemade Danmoi inspired metal Jew Harp - Material http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Danmoi-inspired-metal-Jew-Harp-Materi/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:28:15 PST
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Unlimited-Pandora-skips/
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SMALL.jpg jbenodin Are you annoyed by Pandora's 6 skip limit? Well this Instructable will give you a way around that. There are 2 methods, The first cannot be used with an account and the second can, However it requires more manual input. The First Method The first method is as follows: when you open Pandora, do no...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:03:18 PDT
Digital Manufacturing: Fretless Trash Banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-Fretless-Trash-Banjo/
Digital Manufacturing: Fretless Trash Banjo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S38Q/HQVLD6SQ/FY5S38QHQVLD6SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S38Q/HQVLD6SQ/FY5S38QHQVLD6SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S38Q/HQVLD6SQ/FY5S38QHQVLD6SQ.SMALL.jpg nkirkby Don't have a raccoon hide?  We'll use polyethylene plastic from a food tray. don't have expensive timber?  we'll use plywood, scraps of which are easy to get. don't have frets?  no problem. even better, it's digitally fabricated -- that is, you fabricate it with your ~ten digits.  your fingers. I ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:03:13 PST
7 Steps to Learn How to Play Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Steps-to-Learn-How-to-Play-Piano/
7 Steps to Learn How to Play Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/6M7K/HKPWLN17/FD06M7KHKPWLN17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/6M7K/HKPWLN17/FD06M7KHKPWLN17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/6M7K/HKPWLN17/FD06M7KHKPWLN17.SMALL.jpg philliplenhart Many people who want to learn to play the piano are put off by the idea of spending long, boring hours learning music notes. If you are serious about learning to play the piano, the first thing you will need to do is put those negative thoughts behind and start with an open mind. It does take time...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 17:55:13 PDT
Building a Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Subwoofer-1/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 12:18:18 PST
Outie Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Outie-Headphones/
Outie Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IH1E/HPFZYR73/FX2IH1EHPFZYR73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IH1E/HPFZYR73/FX2IH1EHPFZYR73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IH1E/HPFZYR73/FX2IH1EHPFZYR73.SMALL.jpg tripish The most painful part of listening to music everywhere you go is the inability to share it properly with others. We've tried earbuds, portable speakers, large portable speakers, cars, and beatboxing. Each has an ideal situation where it really shines, but no one solution transitions from the individ...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 11:39:26 PST
Outie Headphones: Parametric Bent Wood Lamination http://www.instructables.com/id/Outie-Headphones-Parametric-Bent-Wood-Lamination/
Outie Headphones: Parametric Bent Wood Lamination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IH1E/HPFZYR73/FX2IH1EHPFZYR73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IH1E/HPFZYR73/FX2IH1EHPFZYR73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IH1E/HPFZYR73/FX2IH1EHPFZYR73.SMALL.jpg tripish This is part of a two-Instructable project on outie (or reversible headphones). The main Instructable can be found here. If you have no interest in headphones but all the interest in parametric wood lamination, my hope is this one can stand alone. Wood lamination is a fairly messy process. It is d...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 11:32:35 PST
How to wrap headphones so they don't tangle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wrap-headphones-so-they-dont-tangle-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/X2T8/HLR1TPZS/FFPX2T8HLR1TPZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/X2T8/HLR1TPZS/FFPX2T8HLR1TPZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/X2T8/HLR1TPZS/FFPX2T8HLR1TPZS.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 Here is my entry on how to wrap headphones so they don't tangle. The handy thing about using one of these paper clips is that you can clip it onto your belt or pocket or whatever as well.
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:40:47 PDT
Kaossilator 2 hack: hands free (part 1/2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaossilator-2-hands-free-part-12/
Kaossilator 2 hack: hands free (part 1/2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8M1T/HJKBVAPD/F418M1THJKBVAPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8M1T/HJKBVAPD/F418M1THJKBVAPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/8M1T/HJKBVAPD/F418M1THJKBVAPD.SMALL.jpg NaaaF This is my first instructable.... ever. So here it goes. I own a Kaossilator 2 (KO2). It's fun little phrase synthesizer and simple looper. But it has this awkward issue with mic button. When you want to record something from microphone you have to hold down two buttons simultaneously. First the mi...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 14:06:37 PDT
When You Can't Find your Harmonica: Carrot Flute http://www.instructables.com/id/When-You-Cant-Find-your-Harmonica-Carrot-Flute/
When You Can't Find your Harmonica: Carrot Flute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/B7MR/HJZ84TSB/FXRB7MRHJZ84TSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/B7MR/HJZ84TSB/FXRB7MRHJZ84TSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/B7MR/HJZ84TSB/FXRB7MRHJZ84TSB.SMALL.jpg Handmade Penguin I've wanted to make vegetable instruments for some time.  I found a couple of links to a carrot flute and a carrot kazoo, but they did not have pictures.  So I tried a few different techniques.  Here's my recipe for Carrot Flute.  I'm providing this in multiple forms.  Instructable with pictures, sh...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 08:31:18 PDT
Skateboard Banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Banjo/
Skateboard Banjo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/2824/HJKBQFXF/F0X2824HJKBQFXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/2824/HJKBQFXF/F0X2824HJKBQFXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/2824/HJKBQFXF/F0X2824HJKBQFXF.SMALL.jpg msemtd I recently completed making a 5-string open-backed old-time banjo from inexpensive parts featuring a neck made from old laminated skate decks. I'm an eager participant in the Nottingham Hackspace Ukulele Orchestra and there are quite a few great musical instrument projects going on there; to the ex...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 08:10:12 PDT
a cardboard ukulele case http://www.instructables.com/id/a-cardboard-ukulele-case/
a cardboard ukulele case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/1U0Q/HJKBSWBD/F9G1U0QHJKBSWBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/1U0Q/HJKBSWBD/F9G1U0QHJKBSWBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/1U0Q/HJKBSWBD/F9G1U0QHJKBSWBD.SMALL.jpg sylrig Why make your own ukulele case? Well, because: inexpensive ukuleles usually come with flimsy cloth cases that offer barely any protection secondhand ukuleles often come without a case at all good protective cases can cost a bundle, and— not all ukuleles fit manufactured cases In my...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 12:24:00 PDT
Popsicle Stick Buzz Harmonica http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Buzz-Harmonica/
Popsicle Stick Buzz Harmonica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/YTZV/HJKC5884/F6DYTZVHJKC5884.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/YTZV/HJKC5884/F6DYTZVHJKC5884.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/YTZV/HJKC5884/F6DYTZVHJKC5884.SMALL.jpg E Major This little buzzing harmonica sure makes a big sound! Please check out the video below! I wasn't buzzing any particular tune, but you could do simple songs.  Maybe play these at a birthday party?   The first step is to gather your materials.  You'll need: 2 Popsicle sticks 2 rubber bands 1 ...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:59:30 PDT
how to make a straw instrument (straw flute) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-straw-instrument-straw-flute/
how to make a straw instrument (straw flute) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/0CYZ/H1ERMWW8/F8Z0CYZH1ERMWW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/0CYZ/H1ERMWW8/F8Z0CYZH1ERMWW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/0CYZ/H1ERMWW8/F8Z0CYZH1ERMWW8.SMALL.jpg rallekralle note: this is not my idea, i just found it somewhere you will need... a drinking straw pliers scissors flatten the end of the straw with the pliers THE CUT! cut the flattned end like in the picture more cutting cut some holes in the straw, i have painted them black so it becomes easie...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:59:29 PDT
DIY USB pedal board for live looping http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-pedal-board-for-live-looping/
DIY USB pedal board for live looping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/9GHG/HD4VHRFT/FL19GHGHD4VHRFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/9GHG/HD4VHRFT/FL19GHGHD4VHRFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/9GHG/HD4VHRFT/FL19GHGHD4VHRFT.SMALL.jpg mcraghead I wanted to try out live looping, but I didn't want to spend $200+ on a piece of gear that might never make it to a gig. So I put together a fairly useable rig using a netbook, a USB audio interface, and this homemade pedal board.  Live Looping: It's a somewhat gimmicky but potentially amazing appr...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:17:44 PDT
Musical Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Bracelet/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 12:26:39 PDT
Tidy up your bass or guitar to avoid RF interference http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidy-up-your-bass-or-guitar-to-avoid-RF-interferen/
Tidy up your bass or guitar to avoid RF interference - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q4KY/HIPIXKSW/FEAQ4KYHIPIXKSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q4KY/HIPIXKSW/FEAQ4KYHIPIXKSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q4KY/HIPIXKSW/FEAQ4KYHIPIXKSW.SMALL.jpg rpechansky I bought a MusicMan Stingray bass clone. It's a nice-looking bass (see picture) with a pretty decent sound despite its low price. It has an active circuit with an humbucking pickup that effectively blocks the AC buzz even at high volumes. But it also had an irritating interference from some FM or AM...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 10:49:50 PDT
Steampunk Nintendo Gameboy Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Nintendo-Gameboy-Part-One/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/0VBU/G6MPQEUX/F930VBUG6MPQEUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/0VBU/G6MPQEUX/F930VBUG6MPQEUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/0VBU/G6MPQEUX/F930VBUG6MPQEUX.SMALL.jpg Kyle Robinson Custom made steampunk gameboy
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Mon, 22 Mar 2010 04:49:46 PDT
Animatronic Singing Beaker-bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Automatic-Singing-Beaker-bot/
Animatronic Singing Beaker-bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/F33U/HGU2JW0A/FPLF33UHGU2JW0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/F33U/HGU2JW0A/FPLF33UHGU2JW0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/F33U/HGU2JW0A/FPLF33UHGU2JW0A.SMALL.jpg vigothecarpathian Hello Instructables readers! I'd like you to meet my buddy Beaker-bot. As you probably already know, Beaker is the Lab Assistant at Muppet Labs and hapless victim of numerous lab accidents. Well, I set out to create a Muppet calibur style Beaker out of stuff that I had lying around in my basement. T...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 16:49:39 PDT
Turn a vintage radio into an iPod dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-vintage-radio-into-an-iPod-dock/
Turn a vintage radio into an iPod dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/NC89/HGU26SKS/FZ7NC89HGU26SKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/NC89/HGU26SKS/FZ7NC89HGU26SKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/NC89/HGU26SKS/FZ7NC89HGU26SKS.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I found this 1940's Westinghouse radio at a flea market for $15 and thought it would make an awesome iPod dock! I love the vintage look, but don't have much use for an AM only radio, not to mention it didn't work to begin with! Aside from looking a little worn out and having badly faded and filthy p...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 01:19:09 PDT
Electric Wurlitzharmonica http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Wurlitzharmonica/
Electric Wurlitzharmonica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/6QFK/HGU2P6ZM/F3U6QFKHGU2P6ZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/6QFK/HGU2P6ZM/F3U6QFKHGU2P6ZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/6QFK/HGU2P6ZM/F3U6QFKHGU2P6ZM.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This week I attended Music Hack Day at the Drexel Excite Center.  There were many incredible projects there to investigate, as well as some seriously funky live music and some cool folks, all coming together for a 24-hour musical hackathon. The creative atmosphere was pretty inspiring, and out of th...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 22:20:45 PDT
Laser Cut Record (version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Record-version/
Laser Cut Record (version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/URP6/HGH6JEB1/FQMURP6HGH6JEB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/URP6/HGH6JEB1/FQMURP6HGH6JEB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/URP6/HGH6JEB1/FQMURP6HGH6JEB1.SMALL.jpg jojporg Just last weekend, amandaghassaei published her Laser Cut Record. The work is more than great with a tons of experimentations and descriptions! However, thorough these days, we also prepared to publish our version of Laser Cut Record with prior acoustic information as a part of our "cutting record -...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 17:25:59 PDT
Booty Box: Instant Dance Parties http://www.instructables.com/id/Booty-Box-Instant-Dance-Parties/
Booty Box: Instant Dance Parties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/XYRA/HFPTJFGL/F1LXYRAHFPTJFGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/XYRA/HFPTJFGL/F1LXYRAHFPTJFGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/XYRA/HFPTJFGL/F1LXYRAHFPTJFGL.SMALL.jpg ElectricSlim We've all wanted it. Now you can build it.  Instant dance parties. Personal theme music.  Motion activated music. Booty Box. Gather Electronics Materials: Wave Shield - Adafruit Arduino Uno - Adafruit SD Card - Adafruit ADXL335 Accelerometer - Sparkfun Female Headers - Sparkfun Toggle S...
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Sat, 4 May 2013 15:20:00 PDT