The next time your mom tells you to stop tapping your fingers on the furniture because it's annoying, just slip on a pair of these electronic piano gloves and belt out a little Mozart to chill her out. A piano at the dining table? Now that's way more unique than a piano iPad app.
If you're an aspiring musician, stop reading now, this will be painful. Japan's Crypton Future Media has unleashed upon the world what may be the future of pop music in the amazingly realistic, holographic singing idol Hatsune Miku.
If you believe the story Atomic Tom will tell, then the band had all of their instruments stolen and were forced to improvise. The solution? Play on iPhones, instead. The results are surprisingly good.
As amateur tinkerers ramp up their grasp of current tech, weird hybrid tools will become more common, such as the music-enabled Light Frequency Fingertips.
Ever have someone bitterly play the world's smallest violin at you? Well, two fingers rubbing together isn't going to cut it anymore: Johan Engelen and his fellow students really have created the world's smallest violin and it even produces music...
We love commercials because they make the mundane fantastic, which is exactly what battery company DieHard did by taking an 80s electro-pop legend and letting him literally play an orchestra of cars.
Composed of nine speakers and directed by Benjamin Newman, the Nomadic Sound System could be the first mobile marching band comprised of only 21st century electronics.
What will the end of the world sound like? Surprisingly musical, considering the tunes are being cranked out by a 17-mile ring nearly 600 feet underground. That's right, the Large Hadron Collider is adding "musician" to a resume that includes "world's most powerful particle accelerator."
Artist and musician Tristan Perich decided to test just how far he could stretch 1-bit tunes, using only a single microchip as his orchestra. The setup you see above is the result: you don't actually remove any of the components from the CD case. You just plug it in and listen.
Physical media may be all but dead, but here's one disc that has us putting down our iPods: a vinyl/CD hybrid. Jeff Mills' latest release is a 5-inch disc that can play in both CD players and turntables.