Reviewing the CraftSynth 2.0 for Engadget, Terrence O'Brien calls the small synthesizer "fun and a little bit flimsy."
It's strange to hold Modal Electronics' CraftSynth 2.0 in your hands knowing what's underneath the hood. It's unassuming, and frankly, it feels kinda flimsy. Once you plug it into a decent set of headphones or speakers, though, it comes alive. The fact that these sounds come out of something that weighs just 12.5 ounces when loaded with three double-A batteries is amazing.
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Master maker Tim Jacobs created a fantastic business card that’s actually a Stylophone synthesizer complete with MIDI capabilities. It’s based on the original 1967 Dübreq Stylophone, a small synthesizer played by touching a built-in stylus to the metal keyboard. The Stylophone was famously used on David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and Kraftwerk’s “Pocket Calculator.” From Jacobs’ […]
Reddit user marc_urzz posted this photo of the fantastic sink in his step-uncle’s bathroom. A little web searching then led me to the tenor horn urinals below. It would also be fun to use a trumpet as a shower head! What instrument would make a good toilet?
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When it comes to language lessons, there’s no shortage of virtual teachers out there. But even with all that interactive technology out there, it’s tough to make the process of learning a new tongue seem as fun as actually getting out there and speaking it. There are some standouts, though. There’s a reason why Babbel […]
Looking for a career in design? Then you’re going to need InDesign, not to mention Photoshop, Illustrator and the other versatile pieces of software in Adobe’s Creative Cloud. These training bundles are a great place to jump in and learn how to use them like a pro – so you can earn like one, too. […]