Calliopes are traditionally sound machines driven by steam. Built on the steam train technology, they proved to be a short-lived phenomenon due to their unwieldy size and difficulty to control.
This is a percussion pipe instrument made from 2" PVC. Each note is "tuned" to the right note by cutting pipes to specific lengths and wound around each other in a frame. Paddles made from flip flops are used to play notes.
RMC is a student club within UNLV. We exist to foster an atmosphere around the love of making things. Our goal is to understand and become better makers of the world around us through tinkering and presentation of projects.
The Space Palette is a musical and visual instrument that lets you play music and paint visuals simultaneously by using the holes of a wood frame as multiple three-dimensional mouse pads floating in mid-air.
T,E.D. is a large, wall-based installation consisting of an array of Teddy Ruxpin dolls that speak emotional content gathered from the web via synthetic speech with animated mouths, with music by Carlos Severe Marcelin.
TARDIS Tesla is a lightning performance/game involving two large tesla coils, and a replica TARDIS, and sonic screwdriver TV remotes.
This machine draws concentric spirals harmonizing with each other in the same way that musical note frequencies harmonize with each other. The difference in the scale of sound waves to the drawing's waves is 1:1000
The Infinite Guitar is designed around the idea you only really need one guitar to jam to every tune. The Infinite Guitar breaks into multiple, interchangeable pieces that effect its performance.
How do you explain why working openly is important to people who have no idea what "open source software" is? You tell the story of transparency, collaboration, and rapid prototyping through the broad language of pop culture.
TRASH AMPS turns "trash" into portable speakers for MP3 & GUITAR. We built the SODA CAN SPEAKER, now it's your turn. Build your own TRASH AMP using our new SPEAKER UPCYCLE KIT and show the world how you REUSE IT FOR MUSIC.