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Slap That Desk: Turn Any Surface into an Instrument, with a Plug-and-Play Accessory

You know the type. The drummer who, even robbed of drum sticks, is tapping on the walls, the car door, the desk… and maybe you are that person. When rhythms and musical gestures are bouncing around your head, the whole world just feels like something you want to play. It seems as natural as breathing. … Continue ?
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Turn Any Surface Into A Touch-Sensitive Instrument With A $US20 Microphone

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia (3 years ago)

My desk is boring. My walls are boring. My windows are boring. I need to liven them up by turning them into musical instruments that detect and recognise my touch. Fortunately, that’s cheaper and easier than it sounds. This video sh... Read Post

Pulse Surface Controller System: bangs the drum, desk, window

Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (3 years ago)

The Pulse Surface Controller is a vibration-based musical instrument that finally puts those years of air drumming to use. It's a small, piezo-based MIDI controller that lets you turn pretty much any surface into a musical instrumen... Read Post

Mogees Project Turns Any Surface Into a Gestural Musical Interface

Entertainment : The Underwire (3 years ago)

Mogees is a project that uses microphones to turn any surface into an interactive board, which associates different gestures with different sounds. This means that desktop drummers could transform their finger taps and hand slaps in... Read Post


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