Tag Archives: musical instruments

  • KLOS Ukulele Is Nearly Indestructible (Video)

    KLOS Ukulele Is Nearly Indestructible (Video)

    I’ve never been a ukulele owner or player, but it’s always struck me as a somewhat fragile instrument, liable to break in the face of a stiff wind. The people at KLOS Guitars have taken this as a challenge, evidently, since their newest product is a nearly indestructible ukulele, appropriately referred to as the KLOS […]

  • Fender Mod Shop: Create Your Own Custom Ax

    Fender Mod Shop: Create Your Own Custom Ax

    Legendary guitar brand Fender has set up a new online store that will let you create your own guitar, practically from scratch and all online. It’s the Fender Mod Shop, and it may be the best and most affordable way to bring the fantasy guitar that lives in your imagination to life. Starting with four […]

  • Whaletone Royal Digital Piano

    Whaletone Royal Digital Piano

    If you’re in the market for a six-figure digital piano that can fill a stadium with sound or be played silently with plugged-in headphones, the Whaletone Royal Digital is probably your best bet. The Whaletone Royal Digital piano is the company’s largest model, clocking in at 13 by 8 feet. And despite its elegant (and […]

  • Ice Music: Ice Sculptor Tim Linhart Makes Instruments Out of Ice (Video)

    Ice Music: Ice Sculptor Tim Linhart Makes Instruments Out of Ice (Video)

    Ice sculpture is usually thought of as something you look at without it filling any functional purpose (the occasional Ice Hotel notwithstanding), but ice sculptor Tim Linhart specializes in pieces that do a lot more than just sit and take up space. He made¬†musical instruments out of ice for an endeavor he called Ice Music. […]

  • Marble Machine: Band Creates Instrument Using Thousands of Marbles (Video)

    Marble Machine: Band Creates Instrument Using Thousands of Marbles (Video)

    Swedish band Wintergatan may seem at first to have lost their marbles, but a closer look will demonstrate that the exact opposite is true. Band member Martin Molin has built a machine that makes music using the perpetual motion of 2,000 marbles in various permutations, and it’s called the Marble Machine. The Marble Machine boasts […]