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Video: Long Gone

Video: Long Gone

We’ve seen plenty of stop-motion vids, but this music video directed by Cesar Kuriyama takes the cake, with 45,000 images shot by a Nikon D200 over the course of 14 months.

Daft Punk Helmet

Daft Punk Helmet

Putting Halloween costumes everywhere to shame, Casey Pugh’s Daft Punk helmet is made with a cheap motorcycle helmet and an animated, Arduino-powered 16×5 LED matrix.

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DIY Guitar Hero Drums

DIY Guitar Hero Drums

Marching to the beat of his own drum “Egyokeo” reconfigured drumKat MIDI drumpads to act as virtual frets; it literally lets him bang out tunes on Guitar Hero and Rock Band.

Dark Side of the Moog

Dark Side of the Moog

With faint echoes of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, we’re really liking The Boxing Lesson’s Dark Side of the Moog; trippy psychedelic visuals and interstellar trekkin’ = tasty eyecandy.

Stop Motion Breakdancing

Stop Motion Breakdancing

Professional dancers Del Mak and Tommy Franzen lay the breakdancing smack down on each other with this goofy stop motion video, which mixes slapstick comedy with scary jumpsuits.

X-mini Capsule Speaker

X-mini Capsule Speaker

Ideal for road warriors, the X-mini Capsule Speaker is a portable 2.4W speaker that fits in the palm of your hand; it features a unique expandable resonance chamber that ups bass response.

Strobo VJ Sequencer

Strobo VJ Sequencer

Gijs Gieskes’ Strobo VJ is a funky handmade animation sequencer; it uses a Game Boy camera to record animations, and then syncs them to music using LSDJ (also a GB app).

GenevaSound Home Theater

GenevaSound Home Theater

Say goodbye to clutter with GenevaSound’s Home Theater, which is essentially a massive iPod dock with FM radio and CD player; it packs 7 speakers, a 700 watt amp and a 12″ sub.

Blackbird Rider Nylon Guitar

Blackbird Rider Nylon Guitar

Classical guitarists are finally getting love with Blackbird’s Rider Nylon; the nearly indestructible carbon fiber body stays, but with nylon strings, side-address tuners and wider spacing.

Teac/Esoteric AG-H600

Teac/Esoteric AG-H600

New to Teac’s Esoteric line are the AG-H600 digital amp and PD-H600, both of which sport aluminum chassis and large toroid power transformers; an iPod dock will also play videos.

Blizzard: Echoes of War

Blizzard: Echoes of War

For Blizzard fanatics: Echoes of War; is an orchestral soundtrack with 90 minutes of music from StarCraft, WarCraft and Diablo, and will be available in standard and legendary editions.

Head Porter DJ Bag

Head Porter DJ Bag

Head Porter’s DJ Bag is top-loading tote for musicians: generously padded and constructed from ballistic nylon, it also has two extra compartments and side mesh inserts.

NASCAR Helmet Radio

NASCAR Helmet Radio

The glowing red LED screams Cylon, but this Tony Stewart NASCAR Helmet has peaceful intentions; it’s actually a radio with a CD tray in place of the mouth and a flip-up visor.

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Tonium Pacemaker

Tonium Pacemaker

Recently awarded PopSci’s “Best Of What’s New ’08”, the Tonium Pacemaker lets DJs mix two songs on the go; it packs a 120GB hard drive and a touchpad for speed and pitch control.

Zune Originals

Zune Originals

Microsoft has intro’d 46 new designs for Zune Originals, divvied up into Artist, Zodiac and Tattoo series. They’re available with all Zune players for $10-$15 extra. Thanks, Alvaro!

Vers 1.5R iPod Radio

Vers 1.5R iPod Radio

Modern and minimalist, the Vers 1.5R is an iPod radio/alarm that includes an AM/FM tuner, 15 watt speaker, 3.5 mm input and output, IR remote and your choice of six wood cabinets.

Ocarina iPhone App

Ocarina iPhone App

It’s not quite as cool as playing Zelda with tesla coils, the Ocarina iPhone app is more portable and less likely to electrocute; you can even hear what others are playing around the world.

Mario Bros. Gypsy Jazz

Mario Bros. Gypsy Jazz

Chicago-based web dev and journalist Adrian Holovaty is also a skilled guitarist; check out this awesome gypsy jazz video with him playing the Super Mario Bros. 2 theme. Thanks, Jerry!

9999 Boom Box

9999 Boom Box

William Kang’s 9999 Boom Box concept is updated for the 21st century; not only does it have a design that Apple would be proud of, but it sports both video and mp3 players.

Rebel Rock T-shirt

Rebel Rock T-shirt

Chop Shop’s latest t-shirt continues their line of music-themed apparel; this one is our favorite so far, shaped like a guitar and featuring 21 rock and punk celebs from the 1970s.

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John Williams A Capella

John Williams A Capella

Above is a goofy lip-synched a capella video by Corey Vidal, done to John William themes including Star Wars and Indiana Jones; it was done with the original singers’ blessing.

Sanyo R227 Wi-Fi Radio

Sanyo R227 Wi-Fi Radio

Mixing a bit of the old with the new, Sanyo’s R227 tabletop radio gets FM tunes as well as internet stations and podcasts via Wi-Fi or ethernet; there’s also an input for your iPod/mp3 player.

Gene Simmons Axe Guitar

Gene Simmons Axe Guitar

Gene Simmons is our hero–guitar hero, that is. This Axe Guitar (Wii, PS3/PS2) works with both GH and RB and takes badassery to a whole new level; its got both a strum and whammy bar.

Color E-Paper

Color E-Paper

This upcoming waterproof mp3 player by Freestyle Audio isn’t much of a looker, but it’s the tech we’re digging: it has a color e-paper display. Translation: it can be easily read in direct sunlight.

Headphonies

Headphonies

Similar to Marka’s Mini-Gods, Headphonies are portable speakers with an urban vinyl twist; they’re actually made with ABS plastic and will be released in limited editions of 500-1000 in November.

Video: Monome

Video: Monome

A mix of open-source goodness and flashing lights, Monome is like a mixer that interacts with you; its buttons are largely trivial, but that hasn’t stopped it from developing an active community.

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