We already knew Eddie Van Halen could play the guitar. But according to these patents he filed, he literally reinvented it.

Music for Nature Lovers

Saturday May 23, 2015

By hacking a record player with a camera and some ingenious coding, artist Bartholomäus Traubeck lets trees express their musical side.

The Cave of Dr Seuss

Thursday May 21, 2015

What happens when Dr Seuss meets Nick Cave? Something wonderful, and a little dark.

Plenty of bands try (and fail) to capture the energy of their live shows in the studio. The Milk Carton Kids solved the problem by recording their latest album in empty concert halls, churches and theatres as they travelled across the US.

Music Shop Super Group

Wednesday April 29, 2015

Artist Noah Wall secretly recorded customers in a music store as they tried out the shop’s instruments. The result might be one of the strangest albums we've ever heard.

Analogue Miniatures

Sunday April 19, 2015

Handmade using paper, string and rubber bands, these tiny models imagine what today’s musical instruments might look like if we hadn’t abandoned the analogue technology of yesteryear.

DIY Walkman Turntable

Sunday April 12, 2015

Just when you thought it was safe to throw out all those old tapes at your parent's place, someone made them rad again.

Big Shoes to Fill

Wednesday April 08, 2015

Welcome to Matehuala, Mexico, where the kids modify their cowboy boots into insanely long points with rubber hose and extra leather.

Pet Sounds

Thursday April 02, 2015

Scientists have solved the most important scientific question of our time: what music do cats enjoy listening to? (Spoiler: it ain’t MC Skat Kat.)

The Oldest School Hip-Hop

Tuesday March 24, 2015

This enterprising blog traces the lineage of present day hip-hop to 15th century England. Why? Because messing with our heads is what the internet is made for.

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