Air guitar is something that doesn't seem to need much technological assistance. After all, it's just pretending to play guitar. But if you want your air guitar to be a little less air and a little more guitar, there's now an iPhone accessory for that.
Wearable technology is quickly becoming the norm, but two enterprising designers have decided take quirky fashion and mix it with embeddable tech in a more collaborative way.
Brazilian DJ and producer Amon Tobin plays electronic music, which isn't the most exciting thing to see performed live. So in order to spice up his live show, he had an insanely awesome stage setup built that looks like a living game of Tetris.
We all know that the addition of lasers automatically makes anything look 100% more awesome, but scientists have figured out how to use them make musical instruments sound better too.
Pioneering a new form of YouTube performance he called Video Songs, musician Jack Conte recently took the wraps off one of the coolest sci-fi soundtrack mashups ever: Daft Punk's theme for Tron versus the theme from Inception.
We love gnarly looking home brew experiments that appear to be incredibly dangerous, and few look more dangerous than this homemade sound to flame generator built by Rusty Oliver in his aptly named HazardFactory.
Most of us have had some experience in the high school lunch room tapping out beats as our friends engage in a little impromptu karaoke, but imagine how the a capella lameness might melt away if your knee slaps were powered by an actual electronic drum kit.
Most clubs no longer allow smoking, so you've got to find something to do with all those old ashtrays and cigarette packs. This cigarette controlled synthesizer brings back some of that flavor, although thankfully you don't need to light up to use it.
No, that's not an alien superbomb waiting to be defused by a daring starship captain, it's the Alphasphere, a device that could be a look at the future of electronic music.
It's surprising it's taken this long, but it's still a watershed moment: digital downloads are set to overtake the sales of physical copies of music for the first time this year.