A Recycled Plastic Organ Creates an Eerie Sonic Playground
A new musical installation in Stockholm makes the audience challenge their own preconceptions of the use of plastic.
This "Automatic Orchestra" Organism Plays Networked Music
Students from two different universities created an audio installation of networked machines and people.
Harness the Power of Gesture-Based Loops with Your Fingertips
SoundBow is a free, open-source, drawing-based musical instrument for iOS.
Artist Manipulates a Universe of Light and Sound with a Single Balloon
It's amazing what you can accomplish with just a balloon and an array of audiovisual sensors.
Hear a Handsfree Guitar Play a Haunting Melody
Kiss your calluses goodbye with Taylor Brook's Guitar Machine.
These 20 Unorthodox Instruments Are Making the Music of the Future
When it comes to the Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition—the "X-Prize of musical instruments”—basic clarinets and guitars need not apply.
Custom Built Orchestra Uses Instruments Made From Fallen Tree Branches And Pierced Light Bulbs
Conventional musical instruments just won’t do for Diego Stocco.
Crash, Bang, Wallop: Falling Objects Become Musical Instrument In Gravité
From plates to ping pong balls, gravity becomes the conductor.
Mark Applebaum Reveals Fantastical Interpretations Of Musical Instruments And Notations
In this engaging TED Talk, the “Mad Scientist of Music” shares some of his most out-of-the-box innovations.