Piano Stairs

Music makes things fun: http://www.thefuntheory.com/

Making Impact Sound Effects

Making Impact Sound Effects: by Jim Stout

The Chipophone

I've been wondering what to do with the organ that has somehow ended up in my bedroom and never played. Here is the plan:

The Chipophone is a homemade 8-bit synthesizer,
especially suited for live chiptune playing. It has been built inside an old
electronic organ:

Birds cover Sonic Youth

“French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, in a soon-to-open commissioned installation for the Barbican gallery in London, has set up perches of guitars and other auditory objects for a flock of very cute zebra finches to pluck at with their orange beaks and tiny talons. The coincidental result of their improvised strumming sounds akin to early Sonic Youth. Apparently, the light dissonance of Thurston Moore attacking his guitar with a screwdriver didn’t die out in 1984 (actually, he still plays like that), it just transferred to some canary cousins.”

Read more: http://www.thefader.com/2010/01/21/actual-birds-cover-sonic-youth-in-spi...

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