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Raspberry Pi turns cryptocurrency into music

Reading Time: 2 minutes Forget Beanie Babies as McDonald’s Happy Meal toys, or U2’s new album magically appearing on everyone’s iTunes list: the collaboration of the century is here. Estefannie Explains it All answered a call from LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER (aka Sam) who was looking for a coding genius to bring his cryptocurrency-measuring musical machine to life. Sam […]

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Spirit Animal: a guitar with a built-in synthesiser

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK-based Lucem Custom Instruments has teamed up with Seattle’s Tracktion Corporation to create an electric guitar with a built-in Raspberry Pi synthesiser, which they call Spirit Animal. The Spirit Animal concept guitar We love seeing the Raspberry Pi incorporated into old technology such as radios, games consoles and unwanted toys. And we also love Pi-based music projects. […]

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Sync modular synths and electronic instruments with a DIY kit

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Raspberry Pi community is wonderfully collaborative, with people all over the world supporting each other to make things they care about. It’s part of a much wider maker movement, and a new project from seismic industries, called spink0, brings the power of Raspberry Pi to another DIY community in the music world: modular synthesizer […]

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Synesthiser, an accessible electronic music instrument

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Raspberry Pi is the beating heart of this accessible musical instrument, built by South Korean maker Jaewon “J. One” Choi to enable more people with hearing impairments to create music: synesthiser. experimental musical instrument, 2018 Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Pure Data, Python Making music more accessible J. One’s latest project, synesthiser, produces vibration alongside sound, […]

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HackSpace magazine 8: Raspberry Pi <3 Arduino

Reading Time: 3 minutes Arduino is officially brilliant. It’s the perfect companion for your Raspberry Pi, opening up new possibilities for robotics, drones and all sorts of physical computing projects. In HackSpace magazine issue 8  we’re taking a look at what’s going on on planet Arduino, and how it can make our world better. This little board and its […]