This video demos a robo-xylophone music robot, built with the Makeblock robot building system. Continue reading
Ranjit Bhatnagar is “working on cyborging a broken down old toy piano.”
Ranjit Bhatnagar’s Lev is a robot that plays the theremin.
And while he’s far from being a virtuoso, he plays better than a lot of thereminists.
Lev may be the ultimate MacGyver music hack. He was made out of an old floor lamp, some plumbing supplies, a few empty mint tins, and some microprocessors. Continue reading
In this video, WABOT-2 the robot relaxes by jamming on the electric keyboards.
Next, he will rip off your arms and beat you with them, because he doesn’t need you anymore. Continue reading
The Visually Enabled Musical Arm is a robotic arm that’s capable of playing tunes on the synthesizer by the image inputs it receives after processing a real time(LIVE) video. It uses the concepts of artificial intelligence, image processing and Micro – controller programming.
It’s not going to replace keyboard players anytime soon – unless you’re a one-note synth player – but it’s an interesting demo.
We’ve been posting a lot lately – here’s a quick digest of the top posts from the last week, in case you missed them:
- NSFW: Controversial Avant Garde Electronic Music: Blow Job 4
Posted on Friday, December 19th, 2008 in Music Videos – Comments: (10)
This is a new version of Wojciech Kosma’s Blow Job, which explores the audio feedback effects of fellatio on a microphone.
- The Top Electronic/Dance Albums Of 2008
Posted on Monday, December 15th, 2008 in Music News – Comments: (5)
Amazon has announced its picks for the Best Dance & DJ Albums of 2008.
- Amazing Robotic DJs Spin The Vinyl
Posted on Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 in DJ – Comments: (4)
These guys aren’t laying down the turntable science yet, but the RobotLab Juke Bots are still pretty impressive.
- Shure Microphone Survives Insane, Sadistic Torture Tests
Posted on Friday, December 19th, 2008 in Gear Reviews – Comments: (4)
Shure SM58 & SM57 mics have a reputation for being reliable to the point of being indestructible. Mats Stålbröst, editor of the Stockholm-based Studio, took that as a challenge…..
- Stevie Wonder On The Arp 2600, Talkbox
Posted on Monday, December 15th, 2008 in Electronic Musicians – Comments: (3)
These videos are of poor quality – but the offer some interesting historical perspective from Stevie Wonder’s 70’s electronic peak.
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