So you want to know what it’s like to be a DJ? YouTube has just given users the perfect opportunity to try out your mixing/remixing skills on every possible video you can think of. The catch? The only “sample” you get are clips of Darude’s classic Sandstorm track. This is very obviously an April Fool’s joke by YouTube but it’s still entertaining nonetheless.
As you can see in the screenshot above, there is now a tiny “music” button at the bottom right corner of the video’s controls. Pressing it will play a clip from Darude’s Sandstorm track. Based on our extensive testing of the feature, it seems that parts of the song will chosen at random so it’s not like you will get to listen to the song in its entirety. Read full post →YouTube Adds Darude Sandstorm Button To Every Video
Self-playing pianos aren’t exactly new. In fact some of them look and sound pretty convincing and have the keys and pedals moving up and down as if someone was sitting at the piano playing the notes themselves. However if there’s one criticism about such instruments is that they lack the human touch.
While they might be able to replicate a song note-for-note, musicians will probably tell you that it just isn’t the same. This is where Steinway’s latest piano, the Spirio, comes in. Steinway is a company known to many pianists as being one of the best brands available for pianos, so for the company to create such hi-tech instrument is actually rather surprising. Read full post →Steinway’s Spirio Makes Self-Playing Pianos Sound More Human