Tag Archives: Musical Instrument

Ava Is Not Your Usual Ukulele. It’s Electric And Very Unusual Looking

Forget about Google Translator. It is said that wherever you go, music is the universal language. So, pack your huge-ass piano and hit the road because, you are about to connect with people. Oh, not really. You can’t pack a piano, can you? You could go the iPad way, or guitar sounds good too, but imagine leaving your guitar at the mercy of baggage handlers. Tell you what. Perhaps this ukulele here, called Ava, could be a better travel companion candidate. Continue reading Ava Is Not Your Usual Ukulele. It’s Electric And Very Unusual Looking

Singing Furby Organ Is Definitely Way More Creepier Than Mogwai

I am sure you are familiar with Furby toys. The adorable “intelligent” toy creature from Tiger Electronics that has an uncanny resemblance to the what was.once a nightmare to children, making them too afraid to let their mum wash their soft toys. Fast forward a few decades later, the cute-turned-menace is back to haunt the kids who are all grown up now. And it is not because, Gremlins is back on the silver screen. It is because of Sam Battle. The hacker-musician, who is also the man behind the YouTube channel Look Mum No Computer, has painstakingly hacked 44 Furby toys using “the fully patent void formant furby fusion synthesis brain modification surgery procedure” to create what is known as the world’s first singing Furby organ. Continue reading Singing Furby Organ Is Definitely Way More Creepier Than Mogwai

Guy Plays A Four-neck Bass Guitar With One String Per Neck Because, He Can

Here’s a video of YouTuber David504 playing a quadruple neck bass guitar. Now, the thing is having two, three, or even four-neck bass guitar shouldn’t be an alien thing, although they are rare and really, unnecessary, but David504’s Quadruple Neck Bass is, ermmm, slightly different, or weird, even. Why? Because, while it has four necks, it has just four strings which means, there is only one string per neck. Wait, what??? This begs the question: is four-neck better than one? Does it makes it sounds better? Or was it just a test of a bassist’s finger skills? I am not sure. Continue reading Guy Plays A Four-neck Bass Guitar With One String Per Neck Because, He Can

Finally, A Ukulele That Fits What It Is Meant To Do: Travel And Doing So Without Breaking The Bank

When we talk about apocalypse, we almost always speak of survival tools. No doubt survival tools are requisites to our continual survival, but what’s life without music? We would probably go into psychological meltdown even before the walking dead devours us. Having said that, it would pointless if your trusty, most popular travel instrument, the Ukulele, can’t take a bout of zombie attack. I mean, seriously, you will likely, unconsciously, use whatever you have on you to fend off the undead and that includes using your precious Ukulele. However, that won’t be an issue if your Ukulele is the KLOS Tenor Ukulele, the world’s first durable, carbon fiber ukulele. Continue reading Finally, A Ukulele That Fits What It Is Meant To Do: Travel And Doing So Without Breaking The Bank

This Is BB-9E, The Evil Twin Of BB-8 And You’ll Have Full Control Over It

Have you heard? There will be a new droid star in the upcoming 8th Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and it is called BB-9E. While it may not be as memorable as R2-D2 and C-3PO, the BB-8 from the last Star Wars flick was adorable in its own right and it appears that this next droid is here to pick up where BB-8 has left off. However, do not expect this droid to be a compassionate droid like its immediate forebear. It is anything but. If its colorway did not reveal any clue of the BB-9E’s allegiance, then the somewhat awkward flat head and glowing red eye should. Continue reading This Is BB-9E, The Evil Twin Of BB-8 And You’ll Have Full Control Over It

Specdrums Put Music Creation At Your Fingertips, Turning Colors Into Sound

Taking notes and creating art have gone digital. Even creating music has gone digital which, obviously, is not everyone’s cuppa due to the lack tactile touch. If you like to tinker with music and absolutely embrace the lack of tactile sense, well then, we think Specdrums will be right up your alley. Specdrums go by the understanding that some musically-inclined folks love creating music by tapping on everyday objects, including your thighs, furniture and whatnot. Continue reading Specdrums Put Music Creation At Your Fingertips, Turning Colors Into Sound

KLOS Super Durable Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar Gets Electrified!

Remember the folks who kind of make carbon fiber mainstream on acoustic guitars and from there on, make traveling with a guitar less of a stress? Yes. We referring to KLOS Guitars. The guitar that’s built to stand up to the punishment of traveling without weighing you down while still performs like it should – like a full-size guitar which it is, btw, except that it has a more compact than usual body for ease of carrying around. It has got rave reviews all over and today, they are back with another carbon fiber six-string instrument that’s not only equally travel-friendly, but louder. Continue reading KLOS Super Durable Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar Gets Electrified!

With Mogees Play, Even Watermelons Can Be Your Musical Instrument

If music is in your veins, then we are guessing you will feel the need to make music out of anything and creating music out of anything is exactly Mogees Play offers. All you need is your smartphone, the app and the soda-cap size sensor and you are all set to create music out of virtuallyanything you think of and yes, as titled, even watermelons. When adhere to an object, Mogees Play pulls data like impact strength, speed, timbre and length as you touch or hit the object and with the help of the respective apps, it can translate those metrics into actions, or in the case of music, sounds which you can hear in real-time from your smart device. Continue reading With Mogees Play, Even Watermelons Can Be Your Musical Instrument

KLOS Guitars 2.0: A Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar That Can Take The Beatings

Traveling musicians with a guitar on their back looks cool, but what these people didn’t tell you is, how their lovely instrument is susceptible to damage while on-the-road and that’s not to mention that it is cumbersome as hell. These nagging issues relating to traveling with guitar gave birth to (probably) the first hybrid carbon fiber body/wood neck guitar called KLOS Guitar. The guitar, which sports a less bulky form than traditional acoustic guitar, hits Kickstarter last year. A year on, the brothers behind KLOS Guitar, Ian and Adam Klosowiak, is back with a second version that is said to be lighter, stronger and even better sounding. Continue reading KLOS Guitars 2.0: A Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar That Can Take The Beatings

Check Out This Piano Made Out Entirely Of Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets

Samsung celebrated Christmas a little differently this year by inviting English singer, pianist, and model Myleene Klass to perform at the Spitafields Markets in London using a special piano. While pianist and Samsung may sound seemingly unrelated, it is not and no, Samsung isn’t going into musical instrument making, at least not yet. The highlight was the ‘piano’ that Myleene uses which was actually formed in its entirety using over 100 Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablets. The top to bottom of this ‘piano’ were covered with the Android-powered tablet, including as the keyboard to simulate the keys of a real piano, as well as the upright cabinet which served as an expansive screen that displays Christmas-themed animation to go with the tunes. Continue reading Check Out This Piano Made Out Entirely Of Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets