MeeBlip creators James Grahame and Peter Kirn have introduced the MeeBlip Micro Black – a new DIY version of their open-hardware synthesizer.
Here’s what’s new in the MeeBlip Micro Black: Continue reading
Cyberpunk creator Sarah Petkus created these DIY theremin goggles.
“These audio goggles produce an awesome and annoying tone that can be altered by the amount of light hitting them,” explains Petkus.
Here’s what she has to say about her theremin goggles:
Blinking, fading, and color changing lights are a standard for eye catching goggles. This being said, I decided to change it up a bit and make a set that would engage the wearer in the production of sound.
Here’s something Jimmy Smith never tried – using a Hammond B3 organ to send coded message via HAM radio.
Forrest Cook developed Tonewriter – an experimental system that uses an Arduino and a Hammond B3 organ to encode text as a series of audio tones. The messages can then be displayed on a spectrogram – used by ham radio operators to visualize the audio that is received by a radio receiver. Continue reading
The Makey Makey is a $50 invention kit that lets you turn just about anything into a controller, for music, gaming or whatever else you imagine.
In a nutshell, the Makey Makey works as an interface between alligator clips, that you can clip on physical objects, and your computer. Attach the alligator clips to things and then start using them as controllers.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
MIT students Bayley Wang, Heidi Baumgartner and Daniel Kramnik have developed the oneTesla – a DIY kit for a solid-state MIDI Tesla coil that plays music, shoots 2-foot-long sparks, and teaches you about electronics.