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Cornell students come up with auto composing keyboard

05/02/2012, Cornell students Charong Chen and Siyu Zhan have managed to come up with an electric keyboard that can create and playback its own composition. All the user would have to do is select between two moods – happy and tender which helps determine the...

3D-mapped Chapel ends up as laser-controlled musical instrument

04/03/2012, How can you turn the interior of a building into a musical instrument? Well, Prague-based projection mapping collective Macula have done exactly that, by transforming a Baroque church into a virtual music instrument which will allow the musically inclined...

Record player modified to play pieces of wood instead of vinyl

01/26/2012, Record players have typically played vinyl records, but German artist, Bartholomäus Traubeck, has managed to come up with a rather unique record player, dubbed “Years”, that instead of spinning vinyl, will spin a cross-section of a tree instead with...

ZIK Parrot by Philippe Starck

01/09/2012,   [CES 2012] ZIK Parrot is the latest  addition to the Parrot’s Design By Collection, a product series designed by rock star designers such as Philippe Starck or Martin Szekely. The recent trend in the audio industry is to build celebrity-based...

Last.fm Discover helps you find indie music

12/14/2011, Great news for Last.fm users who are tired of mainstream music. The music discovery service has just announced the launch of Last.fm Discover: a new way to discover independent music. Making use of HTML5, this web app helps Last.fm users discover new...

Tabstrummer is half keyboard, half guitar

12/13/2011, If you love playing the guitar but perhaps you’re not too deft at music theory and memorizing chord shapes and such, Tabstrummer is a device that ought to make guitar players who rely on tabs quite happy, allowing chords to be programmed into the device...

Rara.com enters the online music fight

12/13/2011, Rara.com has just launched in 18 countries, including the US, Canada, the UK and many European countries. Rara comes with two main differentiation factors: its design and its price. The world is in an economic pinch, so let’s start with the pricing...

Myxer now available on iOS

11/16/2011, Remember Myxer, the social radio service that allows friends to share and enjoy music together? Well, the company has recently announced the availability of its iOS app, bringing the music sharing service to the mobile world. The app works with Facebook...

ION PIANO APPRENTICE turns your iPad into a piano teacher

10/19/2011, Always wanted to learn how to play the piano but you never have time to attend proper lessons? Well, if you’ve got an iPad and some time on your own, you don’t need a teacher anymore. ION has got the answer for you. Called the PIANO...

Spotify, now on Boxee!

10/14/2011, Boxee has launched a Spotify app which is now available in nine countries. As of late, Facebook was getting all the Spotify love, but it’s great to see that Boxee users can stream music directly from Boxee Box (read our review) and on Boxee for...

iTunes in the Cloud to be launched in Europe as well?

10/04/2011, So we know that Apple has plans for an iTunes in the Cloud service, where users can synchronize songs bought from the iTunes store across multiple devices, such as their computers, iPhones and iPads wirelessly. It has initially been limited to just the US...

Spotify now open to everyone in the US

09/23/2011, Spotify made its debut in the US on July 14th but it was an invite-only service. But after Facebook’s announcement to integrate more services and apps into its service, it looks like Spotify is ready to open up to the rest of the country. Folks who...

ThinkGeek Electronic Guitar Bag doesn’t hold your guitar

09/20/2011, When you first hear “Electronic Guitar Bag”, the first thing that comes to mind will probably be a guitar-shaped gig bag that people use to carry their electric guitars around. Well, ThinkGeek is here to destroy that notion with the launch of...