Bet you thought that Typesonic or that Steampunk Mac with a 114-year-old Remington typewriter were cool. You've never been blown away by any typewriter unless you've seen this Keaton Music Typewriter. There's no familiar QWERTY row on this typewriter because it types musical notes, not letters and numbers.
Antonio Stradivari's violins are considered the greatest ever made. Rare not only because just 650 out of 1,000 of his violins remain, but also because the tone they emit has never been replicated in other violins. New computer tomography has been used to harmlessly probe an existing Stradivarius to unlock its secrets and replicate it.
If nothing else, old obsolete tech gear is great for creating some pretty fine geeky music. Last time it was a theme from Star Wars played on some old floppy drives, but now we have the classic rock favorite House of the Rising Sun recreated on a host of old tech gear.
You know what anti-piracy groups are supposed to be all about? That's right, pirating stuff. Oh, oops, I mean not pirating stuff. Yeah, sorry about that, but it's an easy mistake to make, seeing as these guys keep doing the exact opposite of anti-piracy.
The days of storing your iTunes music locally on your iPod, iPhone or iPad are over. It's all about having your entire iTunes music library in the iCloud now baby. iTunes 10.5.1 is ready for downloading and it comes with a major update: iTunes Match, Apple's subscription service that matches all of your non-iTunes purchased songs and stores them up in the cloud.
It must be tempting for electronic DJs to envision themselves deploying beats from their console as if driving a virtual tank through the soundscape, but one enterprising DJ decided to make that dream a reality.
There are so many great ideas out there, but when someone gets it right, you have to be sure to praise such efforts and hope others follow suit. This is the case with the new Cull.tv, a new form of music television that takes Web television rapidly in the right direction.
Why, oh, why won't MySpace just die already? Does anybody even care about it anymore? After being offloaded earlier this year by News Corp. to Specific Media, the social network where everybody's first friend was Tom Anderson is getting reboot a — again.
It takes a certain skill to play a guitar well and I'm not talking about playing Guitar Hero or air guitar. Meet John Taylor, the world's fastest guitarist. He can bust out 600 beats per minute without breaking the electric guitar or melting the fingerprints off his fingers.
Whatever you're doing, stop doing it, RIGHT NOW. Go and watch this music video for the Beastie Boys' "Don't Play No Game that I Can't Win" pronto! It'll be the most confusing, emotional, and epic thing you'll see all day.