The annual New York Maker Faire
returned to the New York Hall of Science
in September, bringing with it all sorts of DIY audio oddities. We've been featuring videos of some of the more interesting things we
saw, and today, inventor Tim Laursen presents his MIDI-Controlled Drum
If you’ve never heard of the Maker Faire, think back to your high school science fair. This is the same thing—except with a giant, flame-throwing metal dragon
you can climb in; exploding musical fountains
made from Coke Zero and Mentos that would put the Bellagio to shame; a 50,000-lbs.
life-sized Mousetrap game
; a Volvo covered in dozens of singing fish
soldering classes and lots more. So Maker Faire is more accurately like a Mad
Maker Faires are held all over these days, with more popping up every year around the country. After covering the inaugural New York event
last fall, Pro Sound News
returned to see what semi-pro audio would appear this time. Here’s some of what we found:
Come back soon for more video of semi-pro audio from NY Maker Faire!