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synths

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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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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

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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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The best of Photosynth

We'll never tire of the brain-melting swooshy-whooshy 3D photo tool Photosynth. We've picked our favourite 'synths' and they'll blow your mind

By November 23, 2009

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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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The Residents, 'Boxes of Armageddon': Free MP3 of the Day

Doomsaying lyrics meet sterilized synths and industrial guitars. Imagine Trent Reznor having a nightmare. Download a free MP3 of "Boxes of Armageddon" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By October 1, 2008

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Madvillain, 'No Brain': Free MP3 of the Day

Cutting up gnarly, electrostatic drum-and-synths, 'lib proves the ideal beatmaker for the masked DOOMster's fantastical rhymes. Download a free MP3 of "No Brain" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By August 9, 2008

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The Orb, 'Katskills': Free MP3 of the Day

Filled with jammy synths and snapping rhythms, "The Dream" (finally available Stateside) is a less earnest redux of glowstick culture. Download a free MP3 of "Katskills" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By June 9, 2008

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Stereolab, 'Three Women': Free MP3 of the Day

Upcoming disc "Chemical Chords" adds still more dimensions to their kaleidoscopic dazzle of retro synths, snippy beats, and elegant vocals. Download a free MP3 of "Three Women" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By May 18, 2008

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Cassettes Won't Listen, 'Freeze and Explode': Free MP3 of the Day

Cassettes' indie-tronic sound features deft interplay between pianos, guitars, and synths--which is either more or less impressive when you find out it's all just one dude. Download a free MP3 of "Freeze and Explode" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By July 29, 2008