Looking for a wallet-friendly, 8-bit synthesizer DIY kit you can make inside one hour with plenty of hacking options all for less than £70 GBP? Welcome to the Soulsby MiniAtmegatron.
Not to be confused with George Clooney... The Cloney Project is here to enable anyone to build their own vintage EMS VCS 3 analog synthesizer with high-quality kits and documentation included.
So you want to create your own clone of an 808 drum machine? But don't mind if it's not analog... and have somewhere between $20-99 for this DIY project. You're in luck.
The bathroom section of IKEA might not make you think of furniture for your music studio. Here's a hack to turn toilet roll holders into a modular synthesizer case!
Ben Heck’s video showcases the best of the Berlin MusicTechFest Hack Camp, a 24 hour challenge where teams build incredible machines and systems for musicians in one day.
A guy called Tom (that really is how we refers to himself) has created an alternative way to interact with sound and instruments. It’s called «WOMB» and is a real hands on experience.
If you've ever looked at the high-res Ableton Push 2 screen and wished you could use it to display custom video animations from a Max patch then you're going to love this imp.push Max external object.
Curious about building your own hardware synthesizer but aren't sure where to begin? Here's a great place to start. Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project with noisy results.
First it was an acoustic wooden toy piano. Then it became a MIDI controller. Now it's become a polyphonic digital hardware synthesizer!! Here's the story behind Liam Lacey's amazing Vintage Toy Synth.
Whether or not you want to mess about with your pristine (or beat up) vintage analog synthesizer, this OLED display hack featured on Hackaday is too cool not to talk about.
Looking to be inspired? Then you're in the right place. Here are makers of alternative instruments who you need to know about. Whether you use their instruments or not, they are worth checking out.
Who doesn’t love glitch? Hands up if you’re a fan of circuit bending and CD players… then you’ll love this video from psychiceyeclix showing his hacked CD player which creates a bizarre glitch player.
There's been lots of talk about new musical instruments in the tech world of late. From Ableton, Livid Instruments, and Roli. Now here's a video showing a 3D printed electric violin that just rocks.
Russian programmer and artist, Alexander Zolotov, has unveiled a brand new project called the Quantum VJ. Described as a wearable, “glitch-style audio visualiser”. And it's very cool.
Could you turn a wooden toy piano into a MIDI controller? Could you do it in 24 hours? Liam Lacey did it at MIDI Hack 2015 in Berlin and won a prize too. Now you can make your own as Liam shares all.