3D printing and music

Reverse-Engineering Vintage Sax Sound with 3D Printed Mouthpiece Replicas

I’ve mentioned before that I’m something of a very amateur, volunteer musician, so I’m always excited to hear about 3D printing applications related to making music. Mechanical engineer Matthew Busch,…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 11, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re looking at auditory, instrumental, and performance 3D printed and scanned innovations, starting with an EnvisionTEC case study on its work fabricating hearing aids…

Music to Our Ears: Winner of Canada’s 3D Printed Musical Instrument Challenge Announced

We often hear stories of people who need 3D printed prosthetics and assistive devices to play their chosen instrument, be it the cello, the drums, or the piano. And as materials…

Turn Color Into Sound with Innovative Specdrums Rings, Created with the Help of 3D Printing

From 3D printed violins and guitars to a modular synthesizer and arpeggiator, 3D printing technology has often been used to help musicians play that funky (and classical) music. A creative group of…

A Must Listen & A Must Watch: 3D Printing & Stop-Motion Mesmerize in Sultan’s ‘Magnetic’ Music Video

Recently I realized that all of the music on my digital playlist has grown stale. From daily entertainment to the gym list, and even upon asking my friends to lend…