Rock ‘n Roll and Movie Maps

We are really digging these customized maps from Dorothy design. I’m sure this idea has been done before but this is just done really well. The film map consists entirely of roads and locations named after famous movies and movie locations. A lot of them- 900 films in all. Like that park …

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A Record Player that Plays Tree Rings

If trees could talk, what would they say? Well they don’t actually talk, they play music. Sort of. Bartholom√§us Traubeck, a modern day Lorax, has created this specially designed record player called “Years” that visually scans a slice of wood and maps out the color and texture of the tree’s rings into …

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Oy Vey! It’s Dance Dance Revolution for Orthodox Jews

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We’re just on the cusp of Hanukkah here and if you’re looking for something for your Orthodox Jewish friends (or self), there’s a game aimed at that demographic. Step It Up is just like Dance Dance Revolution except that it’s exclusively Jewish music. It’s a PC compatible (or arcade version) Jewish dance ...

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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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iTab is Like a Teleprompter for a Guitar Neck

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Now you can play guitar just like the pros do- with teleprompters! The iTab is a small 5″ touchscreen device that attaches to the neck of your guitar and can scroll both lyrics and guitar tabs. The device will scroll at a pace you set or you can use your guitar pick ...

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Boba Fett Accordion Player Revealed

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We’ve covered the busking Boba Fett accordion player before but now he’s been fully revealed by those crazy kids at PBS Thirteen. The video above not only shows the now semi-famous New York City street musician without his Star Wars mask, it also has him demonstrating some basic accordion technique ...

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Star Wars Imperial March Played on a Hard Drive

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I’m not entirely sure how he’s “playing” this hard drive but it’s pretty clear what the song is- the Imperial March or Darth Vader’s Theme. Awesome! And for just for kicks after the jump.. the same tune played on a floppy disk (see they’re still useful!):

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