Archive for August, 2009

Finally Some Details About The Rock Band Network

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Harmonix is opening up Rock Band to anyone who wants their music in it, and giving you the same sophistication of tools they use themselves. That’s a real game-changer – literally.
Rock Band Network promises to be something really different. How?
* Anyone can get their music in the game. You don’t even [...]

Interactive Musical Instrument: The Light Harp

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Watch carefully… This was a big hit at Wired NextFest 2007.

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Beatles covers from the Muppet Show

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Boing Boing posted about a roundup of Beatles covers by the Muppets, put together at Saturday Morning Central Check this one of With a Little Help from My Friends

See the entire collection of The Best Muppet Show Beatles Covers at Saturday Morning Central.

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McBride: “A Profund Shift From Content Is King”

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“We are seeing a profound shift from content is king to context as king. With the mobile app revolution in full swing the need to own goes away, the need to access goes way up.”
– Terry McBride in Paste Magazine
Reblogged from Hypebot

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Cool Musical Instrument the Hang Drum

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David Charrier plays “Chaotian” on hang drums.

The Hang Drum is a harmonically tuned steel idiophone created by PANArt in Switzerland. It uses some of the same physical principles as a steelpan but with a nitrided surface and structural change of having two clamped shells with a small opening so that the instrument is a Helmholtz [...]

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