This video, via KinetiX, captures ‘an experimental drum ‘n bass piece’, for 3 Tesla coils, a robotic drum kit and robotic bass guitar.
oneTesla let us know about tinyTesla, a new Kickstarter project to fund a little MIDI Tesla coil kit that’s designed to be easy to build. tinyTesla is a desktop MIDI Tesla coil kit designed to be suitable for beginners or veterans in electronics. The project has blown past its $20,000 fundraising goal, with more than 10 times that… Read More tinyTesla Tesla Coil Kit Lets You Shoot Lightning, Make Sweet MIDI-Controlled Music
Saturday Synth Porn: When it comes to strange and sexy electronic music instruments, few can top the theremin. But when it comes to raw power, musical tesla coils are hard to beat. Above, a pair of musical tesla coils in action on the Engineering Quad, University of Illinois, as part of the Engineering Open House.
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.
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Arc Attack has released on online virtual Tesla Coil instrument – the Arc Attack Tesla Coil Emulator. According to Arc Attack, a VST version is coming soon.
Excerpt from Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in Dm I’ve been getting some criticism lately for calling things stupidtacular. Some things, like programming Chuck E Cheese robots to sing Miss New Booty, or a $1,000 iPod dock, are just awesomely stupid. Tesla coil music may fall into the same category. Joe DiPrima and Oliver Greaves of… Read More More Tesla Coil Music
[display_podcast] The guys at Haken Audio, the creators of the Continuum Keyboard, have published a video that showcases the awesome power of MIDI-controlled Tesla coils. Here’s the story behind it: Mark Smart performs live in Urbana, Illinois on March 7, 2008. This outdoor concert was part of a student-run open house for the College of… Read More Incredible MIDI-Controlled Tesla Coils