Devon Mlinar

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This Synth Lets Anyone Compose Just Like Bach

Meet Luisa Pereira’s Counterpointer, a synth that creates three-voice melodies according to the rules of counterpoint.<p>Classical music is a rarefied field of study. But technology has put synths and drum machines into the hands of people who’ve never learned to read music, democratizing composition …

Synthesizers

10 ways to make your studio life easier

<b>Music production is undoubtedly one of the most fun and creative things to do with your spare time. However, it does come with a certain amount of</b> …

Create Easy Harmonies, Melodies, and Chord Progressions in Studio One

Studio One has a great feature called Conform to Scale where once enabled, it conforms your MIDI notes to a specified scale. It can be useful for the …

Twenty Instrument Mic'ing Tips

<b>It’s the most vital technique to master, as capturing a great sound is key to producing a top-notch mix. Get the inside track with our essential</b> …

60 seconds with Hemingwrite, an E Ink typewriter

Between social networks, video games and the endless void of procrastination we call "the internet," computers can make pretty poor writing devices. Isn't there something better? Insert Coin contenders Adam Leeb and Patrick Paul think so -- they've created the Hemingwrite: an E Ink typewriter that …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.<p>Our modern, wired society often romanticizes going off the grid. Pack-toting hikers bravely venture into areas without electricity or …

Ass Savers

It's no secret that cyclists are particularly sensitive to the aesthetics of their rides—whether it's a tried and true steel frame commuter or a state-of-the-art carbon fiber racer—yet adding anything to distract from the bike's original form is generally avoided. However when the rain falls, a …

Sustainability

How to Wash Your Bike

Four common missteps—and three tips to a fast cleanup.<p><b>WHILE THERE ARE SOME OVERZEALOUS ODDBALLS</b> out there who meticulously polish their headset spacers with Q-tips, most of us treat bike cleaning as a quick chore—if we do it at all.<p>But in your rush to get the job done, you can make mistakes that …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

Custom Xbox360 Controller for a autistic friend.

I have a friend who just had is 13 birthday. So I wanted to give him something special. This is what I started out with, a basic, elite xbox 360 …

Woodstack Wallets by Burnt Edge Design

Since the beginning of time, or at least since we’ve lined our pockets with Benjamins, wallets have been made of leather or some type of fabric. …

Furniture

3D Printing Is Comfortably Correcting How We Heal

On a scale from 1-10, the hype about the potential of 3D printing has reached a fevered mark deserving a Spinal Tap-ian “11”. But where the …

Chicago

Pencil Bullet

Redefining the pen-pencil and the way we load it with the pencil points, we have here the Bullet Mechanical Pencil. It is the scaled down version of …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

The Social Gas Mask

The nature of a gas mask has a negative connotation as it is, but in this example it’s used as a tool with psychological coping during emergency …

SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD (240GB, 480GB & 960GB) Review: The Fastest Just Got Faster

The SSD market is currently going through the biggest change in its history. Ever since consumer SSDs started appearing around 2006, SATA has been …

SanDisk

Recon Instruments Creates the Cycling Version of Google Glass

Recon Instruments, the same company that has already brought us heads up displays in goggles, is now taking it to the streets. Or anywhere you wear …

Thule Commuter Pannier

The rugged, stylish commuter pannier is part of Thule´s Pack Pedal collection. The pack fits on virtually any bicycle rack and is easily attached via …

Aero-X Hovercraft : Affordable and Realistic Low Altitude Flight

Not all people can afford the cost of helicopters or airplanes, but sometimes, you have to spend so much money when you need to go to a place when …

Music App - Motion Design

Motion design has become a super important part of any mobile app design. Smooth animations and the right curves can give to your product a much more …

The Cloud: An Interactive Thunderstorm in Your House | Colossal

<p>Multidisciplinary designer Richard Clarkson experiments with products, lights, and furniture in time split between his New York and New Zealand …

A Penthouse Loft in West Zurich by Dyer-Smith Frey

Interior designers James Dyer-Smith and Gian Frey, of Dyer-Smith Frey, were given the free reign to design the top floor penthouse in the Hard Turm …

A Sub for the Masses

We’ve gone to the moon and even sent probes to Mars, but it’s mind boggling to think that we’ve only managed to explore 10% of our own vast oceans! …