Rock the Cantina with Guitar2-D2

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Some guy named Doug built this awesome homemade R2-D2 guitar. That’s about all we know of this guitar other than the fact that Doug is cool, the guitar is cool, everything Doug has every done is cool, anyone who knows Doug is cool, anyone who knows someone else named Doug is cool, air ...

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Skull Electric Violin

Check out this badass electric violin shaped like a skull. The Stratton Skull 5-string Electric Violin retails for $2999. Obviously someone is making a killing on that. Make no bones about it, this violin is cool. This a seriously killer instrument with a Barbera Twin Hybrid transducer system for a strong output …

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Working High Heel Guitar Shoe from Chicks on Speed

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This is the coolest shoe ever. The E-Shoe is a high heeled shoe that actually works as a guitar. It was created by Chicks on Speed, a “multidisciplinary art group who applied punk-inspired DIY ethic to performance art, collage graphics and home-made fashion”. The shoe has touch sensor connected to the strings ...

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Suitcase Drum Set

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Mike Reetz is a drummer who became jealous of his fellow bandmembers ability to just pack up their guitars and basses into bags and take them anywhere. Rather than take out his rage with a monster 25 minute Moby Dick drum solo followed up by a The Who-style instrument smashing, he decided to ...

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Incredible Homemade PVC Pipe Instrument Medley

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Snubby J (aka Kent Jenkins) is a young performer who created his own Blue Man Group style PVC pipe instrument. He tried out for both America’s Got Talent and the Blue Man Group; not making either one but hey the dude’s only a freshman in college (Loyola Marymount University)! Check out his ...

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Airpiano Doesn’t Have Any Keys

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If this looks like some sort of bizarre futuristic instrument that you play without touching it that’s probably because it IS a bizarre futuristic instrument that is played from afar. The Airpiano has more in common with the theremin than the piano but it does make piano-like sounds. It uses a series of ...

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5 Smartphones and Duct Tape Used to Make this Wild Guitar

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The Phoneguitar is a mildly insane amalgamation of 5 different smartphones consisting of 3 different operation systems into one highly electronic sounding electric guitar. The whole thing is held to together with duct tape and a prayer. You need a prayer to get Windows Mobiles, Android, and the iPhone OS to work ...

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Vintage Gadgets: Fisher Boombox with Detachable Synthesizer

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Today’s vintage gadget is a Fisher sc300 boom box with a detachable keyboard. This bad boy from the 80’s featured a cassette deck, AM/FM stereo and weighs 18 pounds without batteries. It takes 4AA for the synthesizer and 8 D size batteries for the stereo itself. If you’ve ever wondered why Americans are ...

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