Wintergatan Performs ‘All Was Well’ With DIY Music Box and Hybrid Modular Synth/Violin

Swedish Band Wintergatan shared a new video featuring two new custom electroacoustic instruments. The instruments,¬†created by Wintergatan’s¬†Martin Molin, include: The Music Box – a electro-mechanical music box that uses a punched strip to sequence the notes; and The Modulin – a hybrid modular synthesizer violin. The video captures a live performance, filmed in on take,… Read More Wintergatan Performs ‘All Was Well’ With DIY Music Box and Hybrid Modular Synth/Violin

Brain-Controlled Russian Music Robot – The Turbo-Gusli

Reader Dmitry Morozov, aka vtol, has created a new robotic instrument, the Turbo Gusli. The Gusli is a sort of Russian zither. Morozov has updated the instrument with robotics, electronics and Arduino control. He’s even tried out brain-control, using an EEG headset. Here’s a demo of the Turbo-Gusli in action: