music

3D Print Your Chanter for More Convenient Bagpipe Practice

The Great Highland Bagpipes are not among the world’s easiest to manage instruments. Unlike walking around with a harmonica in your pocket or with a guitar slung over your shoulder,…

LSD Effects Without LSD? 3D Printed ‘MOOD’ Glasses Provide Psychedelic Visuals

If you want all of the visual experience of psychedelic music with none of the nasty side effects of doing heavy drugs, then the MOOD glasses created by Hungarian designer…

Tim Trzepacz Rolls Out 3D Printable Modular Synthesizer Controller in Entry for Hackaday Prize

Tim Trzepacz is the owner of SoftEgg and a computer games consultant in the Los Angeles area. Though he got his primary education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in…

3D Printed Puppets Star in Live Action Videos as the Musical Melodyians

When Scott Tooby and J. Sayuri, the fresh-faced duo behind the Musical Melodyians, present their project, a live action puppet show featuring 3D printed creatures in various states of song…

Students Dream Up 3D Printed Parts for Self-Playing Xylophone

Robert Kennedy is often associated with the saying, “Other people see things and say why? But I dream things that never were and say, why not?” That phrase seems particularly applicable…

Music Composer 3D Prints One-of-a-kind Flutes That Play New Sounds

Have you ever stopped and thought about the individual musical notes that make up our favorite songs? What if the keys on the piano didn’t sound exactly like they actually…

3D Printed Wrestling Action Figure to Accompany ‘A Tribe Called Red’s’ Album Release

A Tribe Called Red exploded onto the Canadian music scene in 2010 mixing traditional pow wow music with cutting edge electronic music. They released a self titled album in 2012…

Making Music: Creating a 3D Printed Cello

I teach an introductory design studio in which students are required to make a plan for teaching themselves something that they have always wanted to learn. Each of the times…

Introducing the World’s First 3D Printed Ultra High-End CD Player

Whether you like to listen to your favorite music on an old-school record player, an iPod, or a CD player, typically you would do so on a device that you…

College Student Creates 3D Printed Violin Bows Which Sound Amazing

Classical musicians may soon be more involved with 3D printing than many of them had ever imagined. Austin Peppel, a senior in Environmental Design at the Maryland Institute College of…

Melissa Ng Designs 3D Printed Masks for Newly Released JiHAE Music Video

Melissa Ng is a dreamer who has learned to face her fears. Her bravery, which is not the absence of fear, but rather the ability to do despite it, is…

German Youth Club Creates an Amazing Organ from 49 Floppy Disks and 3D Printed Parts

Some people would label a person with 49 old floppy disks as a hoarder and film them for reality TV. But you know how the old saying goes: One person’s…

3D Printed Musical SpotiBear Toy Entertains Kids, Controlled by Your Spotify App

Often it’s the relaxing little side project that wasn’t meant to be anything other than an experimental one-off that turns into quite the surprising hit. That would be the case…

It’s Called the Javalele: A 3D Printed Instrument Combines Coffee & Music

As anybody who has ever heard a ripping guitar solo knows, anything (including the air) can become an instrument. Instructables user John Granzow has gone one step further and made…

Amazing 2-String 3D Printed Violin is Part of Something Special Which Could Revolutionize Music

If you aren’t sold on 3D printing just yet, this coming April it will be hard to deny the fact that this technology is here to stay. We’ve seen 3D…

3D Printed Cynaps Mint Headsets Lets You Listen to Music without Blocking Your Ears

The ears-free headset from Max Virtual uses Bluetooth technology to bring music from your phone or computer to absolutely anywhere you’d like it in the Cynaps Mint. The speakers, or audio…

The 3D Printed Interactive Art Synthesizer is Music to Your Eyes and Ears

What do you get when you team a brilliant artist who is “obsessed with bringing the digital into the physical world, and the physical into the digital world” with a…

Woman Creates a 3D Printed Hand-cranked Record Player

Record players were first introduced back in the late 19th century, in order record and reproduce sounds, and while these machines are no longer used very much today, the technology…

Need More 3D Printed Cowbell? Make Music with MakerBot’s Latest Thingiverse Designs

MakerBot makes music!  Well, the 3D printing company, which operates Thingiverse, is helping you to make music, anyway, with the plans for some rhythmic instruments now available for you to…

FoxRox Bluetooth Vibration “Speaker” Offers Customizable 3D Printed Cabinet to Enhance Sound

Over the years and with the introduction of the Internet, consumers are more conscious than ever before, so much so that companies like FoxSmart have been able to capitalize on…

The Joy Complex 3D Prints Conductors’ Batons From Beethoven’s Notes

Synesthesia is a rare condition in which the person affected takes in one form of sensory input and ‘reads’ it in another. For example, a synesthete might see colors when…

The Vinyl Record Meets the 3D Printing Revolution

There is something captivating about records. LPs, albums, vinyl, platters, or records; whatever they have been called, for people who grew up with them, the CD and MP3 may be…

‘Normal’ – Say Hello to 3D Printed Tailor-made Premium Earphones – Now Available for $199

When it come to listening to music, without distracting others, you pretty much have 3 options: 1) You could find a reclusive place and hide, to blast your music at…