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Watch this Kazakh pop video for the maximum weirdness of Casio’s singing robot keyboard

Look, I don’t want to say that Casio missed a marketing opportunity here and buried the lede on their awesomely bizarre singing robot keyboard. I’m just saying watch this video and you tell me. It comes from Kazakhstan’s star Imanbek,…

Type in lyrics, and this keyboard sings them, as Casio returns to its Casiotone roots

It’s like the love-child of those fun 80s portable keyboards and Vocaloid. New Casiotone keyboards will sing lyrics for you.
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Polyend Tracker 1.5 lets you save custom instruments – and opens up sharing with others

Polyend quietly updated their cult hit Tracker with a smartly-designed feature for keeping settings organized as instruments. What might really matter about that is the chance to exchange your instruments with other Tracker users – a big deal in this p…

An album released on Nintendo 64 cartridge – the next nerdy Remute ROM release

Vinyl? Done. Tape? Ha, as if. German artist Remute is using obsolete game technology to release music – and the latest is an album released on an actual, playable Nintendo 64 cartridge.
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PĒRKONS HD-01, Erica Synths monster drum machine, is inbound early 2022 with new stuff

Erica Synths is one of many makers to have hardware plans hit by supply chain chaos. But the good news is, that epic PĒRKONS drum machine is adapted and coming soon – and got some new features in the process.
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Sinevibes’ Odds is like cramming a modular rig into KORG’s ‘logue and pocket-sized NTS-1

Sinevibes’ Artemiy Pavlov has been raving about the potential of KORG’s ‘logue from the start. Now he’s finally done what he threatened – stuff a whole computer software setup into hardware, even the $99 NTS-1.
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