Tag Archives: guitar

Recycled Guitar String Bracelets

If you rock hard enough, eventually your guitar strings are going to break. And if they don't, you're doing something wrong. Typically you'd just chuck the old string in the garbage, grab a new pack and replace the string. Wear Your Music has figured out a way to creatively recycle the strings as bracelets.

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The Guitar Tornado Plays Tunes via Robotic Fingers

Thankfully not starring Bill Paxton or Helen Hunt, this tornado of rock barrels through anything in its path – especially disco. German artist Trimpin created the Guitar Tornado for the Experience Music Project in Seattle. But this tornado has more than form. It has function. Intermingled within the tornado is guitars connected to robotic musicians which play the guitar on ...

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i-Tab: For The Forgetful Guitarist

There’s nothing quite like theembarrassmentof being on stage, in front of tens of people, and just going blank. Oh crap, what chord do I play next? Do I stop playing or just improvise? i-Tab seeks to stop the forgetful guitarist in his or her absentminded tracks, displaying a constant stream of lyrics, chords and tabs as you play along with ...

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Misa Digital Guitar Replaces Strings with Touchscreen

We’ve seen some crazily zany guitar designs in our day but none that have essentially ended its stature as a true guitar. The Misa Digital Guitar cuts out the strings and replaces them with a multi-touch screen. Sort of defeats the purpose of acoustics, but who the hell cares, this thing is beyond innovative. Pretty much a handheld MIDI controller ...

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Gambridge Z-1 Guitar Controller Teaches Real Guitar Technique

Real guitarists love to bitch about how the Guitar Hero-esque game controllers hinder the complexity of real-life guitar playing. And to be honest, they’ve gotta point. As a guitar player for the past ten years or so, it pains me to see 12-year-olds pick up a game controller and think they could even have a shot at picking up the ...

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Koopa Troopa Guitar

Playing the Mario theme song will never be the same once you’ve plucked it away on the Koopa Troopa Guitar. Now we just need a 1Up Mushroom ukulele and our geeky instrumentation will be complete. It’s now mandatory for everyone who reads our site to know the Super Mario Bros. theme song. If you don’t, please leave now. Thank you. ...

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Famicom Guitar Brings All of My Dreams Into Fruition

This custom built Famicom Guitar is the product of many a-geeks’ dreams throughout the last two decades. As a guitar playing geek, there is little more enduring than a guitar made to celebrate a gaming console, unless of course we’re talking about a steampunk-inspired guitar, because then, Famicom might just be shit out of luck. Wait a sec. Who says ...

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Electronic Rock Guitar T-Shirt is Actually Playable

This t-shirt has a completely playable guitar built right in, including a mini-amp which you can strap to your belt. Strum by waving the included magnetic pick over the frets. The volume knob actually goes up to 11 for that little something extra and the tone knob actually works. All the major chords are included so you can totally jam ...

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