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Creating A Piano Shell From Scratch...

For several years I’ve noticed a trend among musicians across all musical demographics, and that is the use of a piano “shell”.  And for those of you unfamiliar with what I’m referring to, a piano shell is a piano (whether it be a spinet, upright, or grand) with the guts of it stripped away so a person can play a different keyboard, and therefore is able to play more than just piano sounds but still retain the look of playing the piano.   1,043 more words

Curiously Delightful Things Done with Lasers and Projectors

Seb Lee-Delisle has built a career around large installations that use powerful lasers and high-end projects to make people happy. It’s a dream job that came to fruition through his multi-discipline skill set, his charismatic energy, and a mindset that drives him to see how he can push the boundaries of what is possible through live interaction. 709 more words

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ColourPop Ultra Matte Lips: Nudes & Neutrals Swatch!

I fell in love with nude lipsticks around the same time I fell in love with ColourPop – needless to say, I’ve collected a lot since then! 145 more words

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Sounds of cyberspace: How the internet has influenced music

If there are any two things that are constantly changing with the times, it is music and the internet. Good things happen when one meets the other. 1,353 more words


MIDI controlled percussion - PERC

Attention drummers! Ever wished you had more than two hands to play with? Meet PERC: a MIDI triggered physical drum machine. Velocity sensitive and tempo controlled up to an insane 1200bpm, this could be a very creative addition to any drummers arsenal.


Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Santana in this 1988 Apple film

What was it like to make music back in 1988? Check out this documentary on MIDI, Macs and Music in the early digital recording era. Get an inside glimpse into what legendary musicians like Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Tony Williams & Carlos Santana were doing with their Macs over 25 years ago.

Originally from thelooploft.com.

Elevating Your Look With Stripes

It’s so easy to get comfortable with your wardrobe and revert to more casual pieces that can be worn anywhere. **And there’s nothing wrong with that** 108 more words