Ryan, 7, pays tribute to Star Wars by dressing up as Darth Vader and playing "The Imperial March."
A crazy gadget that looks like a toy fretboard peripheral for a video game is actually a highly versatile instrument that can be played in many ways.
Some kids start loving Star Wars while they're still in the crib. Just listen to this little girl humming Darth Vader's theme song for proof.
Plus, hear the full orchestral version included in the game.
3D printing has allowed the creation of a suite of instruments that explore the relationship between humans and the instruments we use to create music.
The Cello 2.0 from Bayer MaterialScience has a cutaway resin body that can display graphics or videos.
Peek under the veil of an underground group of musicians and sound engineers who own record lathes, machines that cut music records from blank discs.
Soundbrenner Pulse is a wearable, watch-like device that uses haptic feedback to keep a pulsing beat on your skin.
A 3D-printed violin is just one of a suite of instruments designed to provide a collaborative experience exploring our relationship with sound.
Two decades have passed since NPR first hooked its staff up to the Internet. The original introduction memo has surfaced, and it's a blast from the past.