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A Cellist in the Clouds

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts
Adele Scheele

When I asked him what he did, his answer ignited another kind of magic -- his journey as a talented musician to the world renowned orchestra. How could I resist interviewing him?

Tesla Coils Can Play Music

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Technology

The tesla coil is transitioning from the lab to the stage. Nikola Tesla's invention was meant to create high voltage, high frequency alternating-c...

WATCH: These Animals Playing Instruments Are Pretty Impressive

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.06.2013 | Good News

Roll over Beethoven -- there are new musical prodigies in town! Animals everywhere are learning their scales and arpeggios and getting down to the bea...

Daft Punk Like You've Never Heard Them Before

Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

It's hard to escape Daft Punk's hit single 'Get Lucky.' The song is pretty much overplayed at this point, so we appreciate people's attempts to make i...

Trucks & Pianos Don't Mix

Posted 11.03.2013 | Comedy

Pro-tip: When transporting a piano, it's probably wise to not let it stand upright in the back of a pick-up truck. (via Pleated Jeans)...

Listen, The Kazookeylele Makes Any Song Better

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.30.2013 | Comedy

If you didn't know what a kazookeylele was before (we sure didn't!), prepare to have your mind blown. OK, now let's get real: Did anyone know what a k...

Hacker Creates Flamethrower Guitars, Awesomeness Ensues

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

If you're feeling really loose with your bedroom rockstar ambitions, a swinging a guitar can be a dangerous move. But a guitar that doubles a flamethr...

Which Legend Played This Guitar?

Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts

Multimedia designer Federico Mauro loves to explore iconic objects used by famous people: eyeglasses, shoes, and musical instruments. In his new minim...

The Sensual Viola: The Hunt Begins

Masumi Per Rostad | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Masumi Per Rostad

I must be crazy. I know that I have a great fiddle but, somehow, 11 years later, I also know that this isn't my final instrument. I am looking for my own beautiful Guad like Bernie still dreams about. I am looking for my final viola...

Operation Happy Note (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 11.12.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Even though the idea started from one loving gesture towards one person, it has grown to affect countless lives and bring happiness to people across the globe.

WATCH: How To Deal With Annoying Cell Phone Users

Posted 10.16.2011 | Comedy

The only thing worse than a ringing cell phone in the middle of a show is the person who has the audacity to take the call. Even worse are the ones th...

Experience Parisian Opulence At The Getty

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

The Getty Museum's exhibition "Paris Life and Luxury" is a chance to experience the opulence which filled the parlors of Paris in the mid-eighteenth c...

WATCH: Music Student Turns Vacant High School Into Instrument

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When it comes to creation, there is never really a right time or place; what it takes is initiative. Music student Ben Meyers proves this with his im...

Music Unites Expands Efforts in 2011 With Nationwide Instrument Drive

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michelle Edgar

In less than two years, Music Unites has grown exponentially and expanded a number of its programs. The New York-based non-profit has grown from an id...

Software Engineer Brings Music To Appalachia (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It started with the saxophone in elementary school. Then the snare drum in middle school, the bass guitar in high school, the participation in jazz ba...

L.A. Gangs Save Lives

Margaret Martin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Martin

After 8 or 10 minutes, the gang members put their hands in their pockets and, without speaking to one another, gently placed their money in the little kid's violin case.