This Ring That Controls Sound Will Impress Your Nerd-Ass Friends
Will the Icelandic invention revolutionize music technology, or just turn your shitty friend into the Iron Man of DJs?
MIDI Is the Fucking Greatest
How Do These MIDI Drawings Even Work?
Sounds from a simpler time.
The Next Trick for IBM's Watson? Composing Music
I, for one, welcome our new robot songwriter overlords.
This Light Installation Lets You Play a Building Like an Instrument
A playable organ installation lights up a massive facade in Reykjavik.
This Terrifying MIDI Version of "All I Want For Christmas" Will Keep You Awake at Night
This is what happens when Mariah Carey meets a MIDI converter in your worst nightmare.
The Strange Acoustic Phenomenon Behind These Wacked-Out Versions of Pop Songs
Why the brain perceives the "auditory illusions" created when converting an mp3 to a MIDI and back.
This Mellotron Made of Hacked Cassette Players Sounds Totally Wild
Frankly, it's the fucking coolest.
A Physicist Is Crafting MIDI Controllers Out of Paper
Using conductive ink and capacitive touch, singer Cornelia and scientist Kate Stone can effectively turn any surface into a MIDI controller.
Wave Your Hands to Play This Tiny Keyboard
'Keys' melds a MIDI keyboard with motion sensors to create a new kind of instrument.
Meet the Guy the Pros Visit to Level up Their Tech
Everyone from Carl Cox to Paris Hilton has Mike Henderson on speed-dial.
Smells Like 8-Bit: Your Favorite Grunge Just Went Chiptune
In "8-Bit Grunge," Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam go 8-bit. This is like Rock Band in the arcade age.