Kavanaugh devised a way to add electronic “pickups” — similar to the magnets in an electric guitar, which catch the vibrations of the strings and transmit them to the amplifier — to a banjo, punching holes in the instrument’s tensioned drumhead.
My 16-year-old son jumped at the chance to make some quick money, and I supported the venture as a simple public health good deed — protecting the hearing of my fellow concert goers.
The hottest act at last month’s Coachella wasn’t one of the young artists who found neon-painted festival fame through the blogosphere, but an iconic rap star resurrected from the grave.
Billed as the world’s first polycarbonate saxophone, the Vibrato A1 E-flat alto was developed in Thailand in 2008 by inventor Piyapat Thanyakij.
But if the Beatles had a profile page on MySpace today, they’d be only one in a million — no, one in about 13 million.
The Musical Glass is a wine glass turned into a playful instrument perfect for dinner parties.
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That changed two years ago, while Gutstadt was editing an independent film that needed a song with a Pulp Fiction-like vibe.