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. Continue reading
Designer David Levi is officially introducing the Magnetovore Magnetic Cello.
“After four years of development, the instrument is finally finished and something I’d be proud to sell,” he says. “There are currently only three full version Magnetic Cellos, and a few lucky musicians will be able to buy the instruments soon.” Continue reading
Here’s a look at the bizarre Powerhouse 8-track Drum Machine.
Note the storage area on the right side, for more ‘sound libraries’ of the 8-track variety.
via zack dagoba
Eigenharpist Geert Bevin has found a new use for his Eigenlabs Eigenharp – as a game controller. It may be extreme overkill, but that has never been a problem for us at Synthtopia.
Here’s what Bevin has to say about using the Eigenharp as a game controller: Continue reading