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synths

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Classic Yamaha synths get a modern makeover (and an app, natch)

The Japanese instrument maker has made compact versions of iconic keyboards from decades past, though some have questioned the use of mini keys. Yamaha says, "Try them out."

By July 10, 2015

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Motion Synth for iPhone makes music from movement

The Motion Synth Kickstarter project wants to turn your iPhone into a gesture-controlled musical instrument.

By November 19, 2013

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'Game of Thrones' Hodor actor releases debut club tracks

From his "Rave of Thrones" tour to the studio, Kristian Nairn is burning up dance floors like a dragon burns up a goat. Hodor is a DJ!

By July 16, 2015

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The eerie robots of 'Humans' hold a black mirror to our darkest fears

AMC and Channel 4's new TV show sees smiling, servile "synths" in every home... but is it them or us who should be feared?

By June 13, 2015

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Here's everything you need to know about the new GarageBand

Apple's GarageBand music-making software got an update today with an expansion of the drummer features and more hip-hop loops.

By June 30, 2015

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High-resolution audio is a lot older than you might have thought

What was the original high-res audio format?

By June 17, 2015

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Dance with the droids of 'Star Wars'

Remix masters Eclectic Method pay tribute to R2-D2, C-3PO, Gonk, Probot, and other "Star Wars" robots in this catchy music video. Crave chats with Jonny Wilson about droids' contribution to dub step.

By January 8, 2015

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'99 Luftballons' performed on actual red balloons

In one of the best song covers we have ever heard, period, a YouTube superstar performs Nena's 1983 single "99 Luftballons" using nothing but red balloons.

By September 10, 2014

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DreamPad pillow plays music only you can hear

The DreamPad pillow requires no headphones, instead using vibrations to send its soothing sounds into your head.

By March 14, 2014

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OP-1, a portable synth with motion control

While smartphones and tablets can be used to create music these days, not all digital music composers want their controls on a touch screen.

By January 3, 2012