Natalia "The Saw Lady" Paruz shares her badass musical saw playing skills with us in this video. She is a New York City-based musician and founder of the annual Musical Saw festival, which takes place in NYC. Paruz has played her musical saw for many film soundtracks, too. By playing the side of her saw with a bow and bending it at various angles, Paruz is able to create hauntingly beautiful songs. In the video, she teaches us how the instrument works, and it's much more complicated than it looks. Natalia is the coolest!
Floppy drives and stepper motors have been used to make music before, but for live playing I think the technology is underexplored. This video features three separate Commodore 64 computers, colour coded for your convenience. I'm playing the melody on a dark grey C64C (custom case from Individual Computers) and chords on a brown "breadbin". These machines… READ THE REST
These are three of my favorite things, and I never thought they could be combined in such a perfect way. READ THE REST
Steve Gadlin designed his new guitar pedal, The Fart Pedal, to recreate the sounds of farts. Like, actual farts. Plug your guitar (or other audio source!) in, dial in the balance between wet (heh) and dry sounds, and whatever you play will sound like a big ol' fart. As the Kickstarter campaign explains: Since the… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. When it comes to technology, Microsoft has been on top of the game for decades. With every new innovation that comes out, the tech company certainly does an excellent job of keeping its… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We have all become so inundated with technology that it's hard to remember life without scrolling. And, because we absolutely love (or love to hate) being fully connected at all times,… READ THE REST