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ArcAttack: America’s Next Pop Sensation? Or Mainstream Music Machine Victim? [Conspiracies]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, america, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, ArcAttack, Ati, Bp, British, cat, Cia, clear, color, Conspiracies, cow, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Geek, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, kin, La, Labels, Light, Lightning, Mac, machine, MER, mid, Mod, Music, Musicians, Nbc, nex, next, nin, Nsa, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Rock, Roof, RSS, Rv, Secrets, serve, Shop, shopping, Sim, Stream, Study, Style, Tag, tech, television, Tesla, teslacoils, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, Who, X1

A study in incongruity: ArcAttack, the Tesla-coil playing musical act adored by geeks everywhere , rocking out for Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel, and That British Guy Who Isn’t Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent. But something else is amiss… More

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Playing the Dr. Who Theme With Millions of Volts of Electricity [Electricity]

by on May.28, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, ArcAttack, ash, Bp, bus, business, cat, Cia, city, clear, color, dash, de, Display, down, Dr. Who, Dr. who theme, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, eco, electric, Electricity, Et, ff, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, impress, In, Interview, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Light, Lightning, Lions, Maker Faire, mid, Mod, Model, Models, Moto, Music, Musicians, My, Nes, nin, NK, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, ota, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, Roof, RSS, Rv, Secrets, serve, Style, Tag, tech, Tesla, Tesla Coil, Tesla coil music, Tesla Motors, tesla-coils, Theme, TI, Toy, Toyota, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, view, volt, Who, X1

ArcAttack graced us with their musical Tesla coils —and an entertaining interview —at last year’s Gizmodo Gallery . And as impressed as we were with their performance then, I’m downright giddy that they’ve added the Dr. Who theme to their repertoire.

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Music Downloads and Streams In Cold, Hard Dollars [Music]

by on Apr.14, 2010, under 2, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Art, CDs, Cia, clear, de, Display, down, download, Downloads, Ds, E, e1, Ea, F2, Fog, Ge, Gizmo, graphic, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Im, infographic, infographics, Isp, iTunes, live streaming, mini, Mod, Ms, Music, Music Industry, music streaming, Musicians, Nes, One, Online, order, Padd, Play, ps, Q, Rc, Rhapsody, rom, spotify, streams, Style, Tag, TI, Us, X1

Just how much moolah do musicians earn from online downloads and streams? For the artist to earn the US minimum wage ($1,160/month), they need 12,339 iTunes downloads or 849,817 streams on Rhapsody. More

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Thunder 30 Amplifier is Still Orange, Gets Louder [Amps]

by on Mar.07, 2010, under 7d, Ads, age, Ai, Amplifier, Amplifiers, Amps, app, AR, Ati, Av, C6, Cia, clear, de, deals, design, Display, Ds, Ea, Eu, Ge, Gear, Gizmo, Guitars, Hd, Home Automation, Ie, Ion, Isp, Led, Mod, Model, Music, Musicians, One, orange, Os, power, Pr, pre, ps, Rc, Real, Red, Rf, Rim, Setu, Style, ted, TI, Ui, Up, Valve, Via, X1

Most amplifiers are black. Inconspicuous. But not Orange. The designers saw legions of muted amplifiers on the market in 1968 and went, well, really orange.

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V-MODA Remix Remote In-Ear Headphones Will Make Your iPod Look Ugly [Headphones]

by on Feb.27, 2010, under 3g, 3gs, 7d, Ads, age, Ai, Air, ANT, app, apple, Art, Ati, audio, Bes, Blockquote, book, Books, Cable, Cables, Calls, car, Cia, classic, clear, Compatibility, core, Culture, design, dev, development, Display, Dj, Ds, Ea, Earbuds, Ebook, Ebooks, Emi, Engineering, Epic, Eu, fashion, Fcc, Feature, Features, flo, Free, Fun, functions, Ge, Gizmo, hand, hbo, Hd, headphone, Headphones, hollywood, Home, Home Automation, In-ear headphones, Ion, Iphone, iPhone 3G, iphone 3gs, iPod, Ipod Touch, ISO, Isp, ISS, Led, lifestyle, Light, Lock, Love, Mac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, Make, Medical, Men, Meta, Mic, Microphone, mini, Mit, Mod, Ms, Music, Musicians, Nano, Nature, Notebooks, Nyt, One, Origin, Os, Ouch, Ovi, Patent, phone, Phones, power, Pr, pre, price, pricing, Pro, question, Raid, Ram, Rant, Rc, Red, Remix remote, Remix remote headphones, remote, Replacement, Research, retail, Revolution, Rf, Rock, sea, search, sense, Shuffle, SILICON, ski, Sound, sounds, Sport, Stand, star, store, Stores, Style, tactical, Tat, Technology, ted, Tegra, Tent, Test, third, TI, time, Touch, train, Tron, Tuning, Ui, unibody, Up, Video, Videos, vmoda, voice, War, Warranty, web, Wood

V-MODA has made some rather nice in-ear headphones with a pretty reasonable $99 price tag. They’re shiny, slender, durable, and capable of controlling your iPod, iPhone, or MacBook with those three little buttons. Oh

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The Flaming Lips’ Crib Is Even More Psychedelic Than Their Music [Architecture]

by on Feb.13, 2010, under Ads, architecture, Art, Ati, Bathrooms, Bathtub, Coyne, Cribs, dash, design, Display, Dj, Feature, Fitzsimmons, Fitzsimmonsarchitects, flaminglips, Google, Gyrofocus, Gyrofocusfireplace, Hd, Home, Home Automation, homes, Houses, Isp, Light, lights, Music, Musicians, Oklahoma, Os, Poop, Pr, Pro, ps, Rc, Real, Red, Rf, rip, Rock, Rock Band, sage, sex, Sim, Space, street view, Style, ted, trippy, tub, Ui, Up, Via, wait, Waynecoyne, Weird, X1

Wayne Coyne, frontman of the acclaimed rock band The Flaming Lips, recently renovated his Oklahoma compound, and the new space gives the group’s music a run for its money in terms of psychedelic flair, playful construction, and sheer imagination. The last we saw of Coyne, he was, naturally, sitting in a bathtub on Google Street View.

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Apogee ONE Brings Near-Studio-Quality Recording to the Mac [Audio]

by on Jun.26, 2009, under apple, audio, Hardware, Home Automation, iTunes, Mac, Mic, Microphone, Musicians, preamp, usb

Here’s a nice one for Mac-using amateur musicians: Apogee’s ONE is a multifunctional handheld device that features a built-in mic, preamp, and dedicated input/output. It works over USB and is designed for Garage Band , Final Cut, and the like.

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Apogee ONE Mac Audio Interface Has Built-In Mic, So You Sing Right Into It [Audio]

by on Jun.26, 2009, under apple, audio, Hardware, Home Automation, iTunes, Mac, Mic, Microphone, Musicians, preamp, usb

Here’s a nice one for Mac-using amateur musicians: Apogee’s ONE is a multifunctional handheld device that features a built-in mic, preamp, and dedicated input/output.

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Apogee ONE Mac Audio Interface Has Built-In Mic, So You Sing Right Into It [Audio]

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