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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.
 
When YouTube user "Steffest" says he's going to play a rendition of Cracklin' Rosie on "a whole lotta mobile phones," he's not kidding. He's fashioned some kind of future banjo out of handsets running Android, Windows Mobile and the iPhone...
 
Now that even Grandma probably knows her way around GarageBand, it seems only natural that Thanko would release a solution perfect for all would-be music producers. The USB-XLR Mike Cable does exactly what its name indicates by connecting your computer...

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