Mind-Controlled Moog Theremin Ain't No Mozart, But It Sure Is Cool

Ty Dunitz September 6 Design
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It would be a day wasted if I didn’t show you a bafflingly unique piece of musical technology, so check this out.

Rob Schneider (no, not that one) has modded a Mattel Mindflex toy to control a Moog synthesizer using EEG sensors that monitor the intensity of his thoughts. Truly this is the threshold of future-radness, but if you haven’t hit play yet, be warned: this isn’t exactly going to be the most beboppingest jazz flute you’ve ever heard, or anything. Controlling music with your thoughts is hard. But remember: it’s not how well the pig is dancing, but that it’s dancing at all.

I think that’s a Mark Twain quote, or something. Anyway, assuming this sentence isn’t already after the jump, check out an additional video of Rob’s difficulties with the Mindflex theremin after the jump.

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Written by Ty Dunitz

Ty is an illustrator who stays up too late, and has to wear glasses. You can follow him on Twitter if you want to (@glitchritual), but he's just gonna throw your stupid PR crap in the garbage, so don't email him.
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Rich
September 7th, 2010 at 4:36 am

What a peculiar way of pronouncing Moog.

 

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