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  • JoyTunes Lands $1.5M, Releases New App To Help You Learn To Play Instruments Through Interactive Mobile Games

    JoyTunes Lands $1.5M, Releases New App To Help You Learn To Play Instruments Through Interactive Mobile Games

    Founded in 2010, Israeli startup JoyTunes has been on a mission to become the Rosetta Stone of music — to help those looking to learn play an instrument do so by turning practice into a mobile game, activated by playing the instrument of their choice. The startup’s first app, a free iPad app called Piano Dust Buster, enables wannabe rockstars to learn and play songs at their own… Read More

  • JoyTunes Wants To Teach You To Play Real Instruments With Interactive Video Games

    JoyTunes Wants To Teach You To Play Real Instruments With Interactive Video Games

    Today at the LAUNCH Education Conference in Mountain View, an Israeli startup named JoyTunes showed off the work its been doing in an exciting and active space: The convergence of music education and video games. Co-founder Yuval Kaminka tells us that 85 percent of the population wish they had learned to play an instrument but never made it past those first few frustrating lessons. JoyTunes is… Read More

  • Convert your old piano and electric keyboard into something worse

    This piano was created by separating the keys out of an electric keyboard from the controls, to make the controls face upright on an old piano. If you have the urge to ruin a perfectly good piano and an electric keyboard, then you may be interested in this doing this yourself. Click on through for the video. Read More

  • Control Yourself! Windows XP Sounds On A Piano

    So the only thing cooler than a dude using Windows XP is a dude playing sounds from XP on his Piano. This douchewad goes and runs the gamut with sounds from Windows XP. He does everything from “Hardware Error” to “AIM Message Alert” and giggles like a schoolgirl in between each sound. His piano only somewhat sounds like XP though. He should totally be using a soft-synth… Read More

  • Release Your Inner Rick Wakeman: Roll-up USB Keyboard

    Release Your Inner Rick Wakeman: Roll-up USB Keyboard

    If you’re an accomplished pianist and want to take your keyboarding with you on the go, this $30 cheap-ass USB keyboard might just do the trick. It rolls up for portability and rolls out the jams for good times. Just imagine bringing your laptop and this thing to a park and busting out a Journey solo. The ladies will flock to you like pigeons to stale bread. Though the price is right… Read More