Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - music - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:47:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Music Score Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Score-Pendant/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:27:41 PDT
Great Green Concept: Find FREE stuff for any project (using Freecycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-FREE-stuff-for-any-project/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 15:17:26 PDT
Sound Reactive LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-strip/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:12:40 PST
Sugarcube MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugarcube-MIDI-Controller/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Piano Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:12:45 PDT
Treble Bass Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Treble-Bass-Heart/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 04:15:38 PDT
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
How to Succesfully Rick Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Succesfully-Rick-Roll/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 06:58:32 PST
How to Record Audio to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Record-Audio-to-Your-Computer/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 16:42:29 PST
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK http://www.instructables.com/id/Mug-Music-Turn-Water-Into-an-Instrument-with-Ardui/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:56:12 PDT
Vintage sheet music paper bead bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-sheet-music-paper-bead-bracelet/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:42:41 PST
Turntable made of 100y old german oak http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-made-of-100y-old-german-oak/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:11:11 PST
How To Play Violin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-Violin/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 21:09:21 PDT
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Unlimited-Pandora-skips/
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:03:18 PDT
Build a music studio in an apartment building http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-music-studio-in-an-apartment-building/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2009 15:07:46 PST
Hanging Glass Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Glass-Speakers/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:49:26 PST
Chaos Nand Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Nand-Synth/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:52:33 PST
Build A Pair of Stereo Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Pair-of-Stereo-Speakers/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2008 02:25:19 PDT
Digital Manufacturing: Fretless Trash Banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-Fretless-Trash-Banjo/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:03:13 PST
Music Visualizer for Live Performances http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-music-visualizer/
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Fri, 26 Mar 2010 22:59:10 PDT
Noise Canceling Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-Canceling-Headphones/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:43:25 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-size-Grand-Piano-Bookshelf/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:12:13 PST
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
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Via-Built-In-Bluetooth-for-any-Speaker-Syste/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:04:24 PST
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre http://www.instructables.com/id/Brownie-8mm-Movie-Camera-Mini-Media-Centre/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:30 PST
Getting music off an iPod using Mac OS X! http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-music-off-an-iPod-using-Mac-OS-X/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2008 09:58:19 PDT
Arduino Controlled Flashing Christmas Fairy Lights with Jingle Bells http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Flashing-Christmas-Fairy-Lights/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 07:53:59 PST
Wrap Beats - Capsense Arduino Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrap-Beats-Capsense-Arduino-Instrument/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:26:40 PST
The Clamshell Stompbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clamshell-Stompbox/
The Clamshell Stompbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/81LN/HOHYEF5V/FW681LNHOHYEF5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/81LN/HOHYEF5V/FW681LNHOHYEF5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/81LN/HOHYEF5V/FW681LNHOHYEF5V.SMALL.jpg jseay This is a DIY variable resistor I created as an interface for live performance-- like a stomp box. I designed it as a project my audio students could build with materials we already have in the classroom. The result is a variable resistor that can be triggered with just a little pressure from hands...
By: jseay

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 13:12:23 PST
Multitouch Music Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitouch-Music-Controller/
Multitouch Music Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is an Arduino-powered infrared touchscreen / coffee-table interface that I've been using to control various music and graphics applications on my computer. This is an old project that I've recently had time to go back and document/fix up; this project is a little more special to me than...
By: amandaghassaei

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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 14:58:31 PST
Piano Stairs with Arduino and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Stairs-with-Arduino-and-Raspberry-Pi/
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By: bonniee

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:15:55 PST
Blinking LEDs to the Frequency of Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LEDs-to-the-Frequency-of-Musi/
Blinking LEDs to the Frequency of Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/XYTX/HO238QHD/F6WXYTXHO238QHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/XYTX/HO238QHD/F6WXYTXHO238QHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/XYTX/HO238QHD/F6WXYTXHO238QHD.SMALL.jpg dwang4 Hey guys, in this tutorial I will be showing you exactly how I set up my Arduino board to take a standard audio input and then flash a set of LEDs based on the frequency of the music playing. Here's a short video of it in action: YouTube Materials Needed Here's a list of what materials you nee...
By: dwang4

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 10:26:49 PST
Electronic Music Box Powered by Arduino (sort of) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Music-Box-Powered-by-Arduino-sort-of/
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By: h2osteam

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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:31:05 PST
Frameless Laser Harp http://www.instructables.com/id/Frameless-Laser-Harp/
Frameless Laser Harp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/BKRD/HNTTEG5L/FWNBKRDHNTTEG5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/BKRD/HNTTEG5L/FWNBKRDHNTTEG5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/BKRD/HNTTEG5L/FWNBKRDHNTTEG5L.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda We are a generation that love sound and light – can’t do without them really. Our most preferred time of day is night, or what we would call evening. We are particularly well acquainted with technology; doesn’t hurt these days. Our prerequisite for everything is that it be ‘cool’. Put it all togethe...
By: Pushan Panda

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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:02:42 PST
The Pineapple Ukulele! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pineapple-Ukulele/
The Pineapple Ukulele! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2R30/HMNNEWJH/FHN2R30HMNNEWJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2R30/HMNNEWJH/FHN2R30HMNNEWJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2R30/HMNNEWJH/FHN2R30HMNNEWJH.SMALL.jpg rich745 So, I had an small, child-size guitar sitting around that I had been using as a baritone ukulele. I decided it would be an interesting project to turn it into a pineapple themed ukulele... When I first start a project like this I try to avoid the temptation to scour the internet to see what others ...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 12:21:46 PDT
Hard Drive Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Speaker-System/
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By: sybyabraham

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Sun, 8 Oct 2006 18:15:29 PDT
Raspberry Pi Halloween Lights and Music Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Halloween-Lights-and-Music-Show/
Raspberry Pi Halloween Lights and Music Show - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/LGFV/H8RVM0KQ/FAELGFVH8RVM0KQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/LGFV/H8RVM0KQ/FAELGFVH8RVM0KQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/LGFV/H8RVM0KQ/FAELGFVH8RVM0KQ.SMALL.jpg noelportugal This year my house was illuminated and animated by spooky music thanks to the Raspberry Pi. Back in 2009 I created what I called the x-mas box which housed 8 solid state industrial relays connected to an arduino. For this year I repurposed the box and used the Raspberry Pi instead. The lights and mu...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 15:40:19 PDT
Motion Controlled Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Light-Show/
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 08:08:41 PDT
fanny pack boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/fanny-pack-boombox/
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By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:26:12 PDT
PVC Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Instrument-1/
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By: tallman1996

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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 14:28:12 PDT
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-a-McDonalds-Happy-Meal-Minion-into-an/
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SMALL.jpg mazzmn How to Hack Phil McMinion:  Who doesn't love Minions from the movie Despicable Me? ...well when McDonalds recently had Minions as the prize in their Happy Meals, I had to make several trips to collect a few. One of the coolest looking of these little guys is Phil, he wields a bright red slide whist...
By: mazzmn

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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:46:54 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! http://www.instructables.com/id/MRETV-Video-Stereo-Sound-and-much-more-from-a-s/
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SMALL.jpg Mr. E MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino !   Use only two resistors and two diodes to generate full screen video. Text 47 x 29 of 8x8 characters, double the vertical resolution (47x57) in experimental interlace modes. Use pixel level graphics with a virtual graphics coproce...
By: Mr. E

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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 03:40:13 PDT
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Chiptunes on the GameBoy! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Guide-to-Creating-Chiptunes-on-the-Ga/
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Chiptunes on the GameBoy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6ZW8/HIXD3ND0/F3K6ZW8HIXD3ND0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6ZW8/HIXD3ND0/F3K6ZW8HIXD3ND0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6ZW8/HIXD3ND0/F3K6ZW8HIXD3ND0.SMALL.jpg BenBurge New to the Gameboy 'Chiptune' Scene?  Or maybe your still trying to get to the bottom of what this whole Chiptune thing is?  No matter your situation, by the end of this Instructable, I can promise you'll be a pro! Relatively new to the 'LSDJ' scene myself, I was baffled when I tried to put togethe...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:18:56 PDT
a cardboard ukulele case http://www.instructables.com/id/a-cardboard-ukulele-case/
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By: sylrig

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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 12:24:00 PDT
Mini-Calliope Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Calliope/
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 19:08:47 PDT
A GUITAR PICK HOLDER http://www.instructables.com/id/A-GUITAR-PICK-HOLDER/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 02:23:19 PDT
Make your own Banjo Ukulele. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Banjo-Ukulele/
Make your own Banjo Ukulele. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/O2G5/FTM72FMB/FC5O2G5FTM72FMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/O2G5/FTM72FMB/FC5O2G5FTM72FMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/O2G5/FTM72FMB/FC5O2G5FTM72FMB.SMALL.jpg Phantomn I had wanted a Ukulele banjo for some time but being unable to find one for a reasonable price I decided to make one under a budget of 30 quid . (Which I nearly did! About 32 all in all Inc. P&P.) All of my parts were sourced from ebay apart from the drum which i already had and the neck which was m...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 11:28:17 PDT
Light Up Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Drum-Kit/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:22:41 PDT