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teenage.engineering

Teenage Engineering Choir

A celebration of the project that started it all, teenage engineering choir comes alive in your home to serenade you with choral classics.

uxdesign.cc

Taylor Swift’s new album design: an (over)analysis

Because if it’s from a cryptic singer-songwriter, why not?

ciechanow.ski

Sound

Interactive article explaining how sound works.

muted.io

Music Theory Cheat Sheet

A visual & interactive music theory cheat sheet with notes on the piano, scales, keys and chords.

lucytalksdata.com

I recreated famous album covers with DALL-E

In this blog post, I use DALL-E to recreate some of the world’s most iconic album covers. Can we get it right?

pudding.cool

How Artists Get Paid From Streaming

We explain how your money gets from you to a streaming platform, and finally to an artist.

humanrecordplayer.com

Human Record Player

Play Weezer's new single by spinning around with your phone.

teenage.engineering

Pocket Operator for Pixel

A Google and teenage engineering collaboration, pocket operator (for Pixel) lets you shoot video content & turn it into fun music and video cut-ups.

leemartin.dev

Building an Inter Dimensional Video Player for Lord Huron

An interactive music video which allows you to slide seamlessly between the dimensions of two kindred tracks.

keyboardaccordion.com

Keyboard Accordion

Play the diatonic accordion with your keyboard!

muted.io

Lil Beat Maker

Visual beat-making machine based on a circular timeline, built using Tone.js and Alpine.js.

medium.com

Nostalgia Hacking to Mourn Taylor Hawkins

More words about Taylor Hawkins and revisiting past projects in a term I've coined: Nostalgia Hacking.

roland50.studio

Roland50.studio

Emulate the sound of Roland’s most famous and influential musical instruments from Yuri Suzuki and Roland.

gdcolon.com

30$ Website

DON’T YOU LECTURE ME WITH YOUR THIRTY DOLLAR WEBSITE

tahti.studio

Tahti: a Groovebox for the Browser

Full-featured browser-based groovebox.

dojacode.com

DojaCode: The First Ever Codable Music Video Experience

Go code Doja Cat’s new music video! Created in partnership with Girls Who Code.

lastyears.singles

Last Years Singles

Listen to last years greatest songs as decided by the internet’s largest reaching music sources.

nytimes.com

The Hidden Melodies of Subways Around the World

When train doors close, these jingles warn riders to stand clear.

components.ai

An Interview with Elliot Jay Stocks

Elliot Jay Stocks is a UK-based designer, musician, writer, & speaker.

uxdesign.cc

How Bob Moog brought usability heuristics to the electronic synthesizer

It was the 60’s and electronic computers were still a cryptic technology that remained obscure to most.