Thursday, July 07, 2011

RobOrchestra Vibratron - Circus Galop

The Vibratron tries to play one of the most intense pieces of piano music ever composed. Unfortunately, despite recirculation (at a rate of about 5 balls per second) all 6,000 balls were exhausted before the song was finished. ...

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Music From a Tree

This is "found music" at it's finest:

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Solid Body UBASS

Kala announces their new Solid Body UBASS Guitar

Friday, July 01, 2011


The Knock Box was designed to serve as a percussion tool for all musicians. Lightweight and compact, the Knock Box is a must for the traveling musician. Run it through an equalizer and all sounds are possible.

The Knock Box is a small, wooden box equipped with Big Twin transducers by K&K Sound.

Features include:

  • ergonomic heel rest which folds over the Knock Box to protect it while in transit
  • adjustable spiked feet which afford incline of playing surface
  • round and v –groove guiros @ either edge
  • designed to accept universal mounting bracket currently under development – bracket will allow percussionists to mount the Knock Box anywhere on their kit

Singer / songwriters can tap the Knock Box with their foot, or hand to add a percussive foundation to their arrangement. Percussionists can play it by hand, sticks, brushes, bass pedal – mount it to the kit or leave it on the floor.