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.
One problem I've always had with Rock Band and Guitar Hero: the controllers never made me feel really rockin'. The plastic guitars were as bland as can be. Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is looking to solve that with a redesign that'll have you excited to wield your mighty axe.
There's a common misconception that deaf people can't appreciate music. Sure, they can't hear it in the same way as those of us with normal hearing, but with a typically enhanced sense of touch, they feel the music in a way most hearing people can't.
Boy, something like this would have made class a lot more interesting — and musical. Blair Neal's "Color a Sound" uses transparent sheets (just like teacher used to use) sliding across an overhead projector to act as sheet music, while...