Category: music & audio

Musical Instrument Madness What do you have if you have cigar boxes with strings, pvc pipes that you blow, pvc pipes that you strike, bells, whistles, drums, pan pipes, cymbals, strings, and a theremin made out of a stuffed badger? If you guessed the wackiest collection of musical instruments you’ll ever see in one 5-minute […]

Off the Air – Falling [adult swim] Any way you can think of falling you might be able to find it in this 11-minute mashup video. Dream-like people falling in clouds, cartoon animation characters falling, falling down an up elevator rock video, extreme slo-mo falling on a giant water balloon, surrealistic dog falling with a […]

Theremin Simulator Here’s your chance to play a Theremin. Don’t know what a Theremin is? Think eerie, spacy science fiction. Or not. It’s great fun although somewhat addicting. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

They Call Me Grandma Techno Grandma Techno travels to Beirut, deals with stress by ignoring it, gets down at music festivals, takes pictures, she’s an artist, and can’t walk. She gets around with a mobility scooter, even dances by hanging on to the scooter handlebar, although her feet don’t move. She’s definitely a feisty old […]

Hollerado – So It Goes (Official Video) This piece is part music video and part storytelling. The lyrics of “So It Goes,” written by Hollerado guitarist and lead singer Menno Versteeg, are about his grandfather saving the life of an enemy. Versteeg recounts his grandfather’s participation in the Dutch Resistance when Germany occupied Holland during […]

Artist Uses Vegetables To Cover Massive Attack Song Whenever I hear anyone say “An artist used vegetables to recreate Massive Attack’s ‘Teardrop,’ well the first thing I say is What the heck are you saying? Can anybody cover the haunting whatever-you-call-it of ‘Teardrop’, and do it with vegetables? Believe it or not, J. Viewz can, […]

Scientists discover the most relaxing tune Ever. The group Marconi Union collaborates with the British Academy of Sound Therapy to create the most relaxing tune, ever. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Leonardo Da Vinci’s wacky piano is heard for the first time, after 500 years. It sounds pretty good to me. Read and listen. [via: The Age] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

How to make your own wind chimes without the messiness of dealing with physical reality. Do it here with this adjustable wind chime generator. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

BT (Brian Transeau) in Better Living Through Circuitry. BT discusses the similarities between indigenous cultural rhythms and visual stimuli and contemporary music gatherings using strobes and rhythms, both with the characteristic effect of entraining the brain. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious