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75 Incredible Musical Instruments

From Three-In-One Violins to DJ iPad Apps

— April 4, 2013 — Unique
I can’t speak for everyone, but music is a major part of my life and I absolutely love all of the incredible instruments that are created on a daily basis. Music is everywhere around us and there is such a wide variety that anyone can find something that they enjoy.

From recycled skateboard guitars to DIY electro-lazer instruments, the opportunities for finding an instrument or even creating one that you absolutely love are virtually endless. You don’t have to be a musician to enjoy instruments these days, with all of the user friendly devices and applications that are available to us like our smart phones, one can become an instant musical genius.

For the serious musician, there are also many innovative products that are constantly being released, take a look at the three-in-one violin and tell me that doesn’t present a serious challenge.
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Presidential Speech Instruments
Presidential Speech Instruments
Combine the President's Famous Words with the Obama Board
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Tweetable Interactive Instruments
Tweetable Interactive Instruments
The Digital Kitchen's Stanley Piano Plays Beautifully
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One-Man Loopbox Bands
One-Man Loopbox Bands
ThePETEBOX is a Multitasking Musical Genius
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Robotic Music Hands
Robotic Music Hands
The Possessed Hand Plays Musical Instruments for You
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Homemade Instrument Challenges
Homemade Instrument Challenges
MTV Canada & Sony Launch 'Made of Imagination' Project
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Jiving Jelly Instruments
Jiving Jelly Instruments
Bust a Move With the Playable Jell-O Piano
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Twitter-Controlled Instruments
Twitter-Controlled Instruments
Stanley the Piano Will Play Song Requests From Tweets
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Pulse-Reading Instruments
Pulse-Reading Instruments
Pieter Han Pieter Creates Music Out of Emotions
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Music-Making Money Dispensers
Music-Making Money Dispensers
The Allora & Calzadilla Pipe Organ ATM is Practical Artwork
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Electric Current Remixes
Electric Current Remixes
The Open Spark Project Uses Tesla Coils as Synthesizers
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Motion-Sensitive Instruments
Motion-Sensitive Instruments
The panGenerator Dodecaudion Makes Music According to Your Movements
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Amplifier Included Instruments
Amplifier Included Instruments
The Unlimited Guitar Rocks Out Without Additional Equipment Needed
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DIY Electro-Laster Instruments
DIY Electro-Laster Instruments
The Mini IR Theremin Makes Music by a Simple Wave of the Hand
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Greasy Food-Themed Instruments
Greasy Food-Themed Instruments
The Pizza Guitar by Andrew W.K Will Have You Hungry for Tunes
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Celebratory Golden Instruments
Celebratory Golden Instruments
24-Carat Gold Synthesizer Released For Voyager's 10th Anniversary
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Electric Ammo Box Guitars
Electric Ammo Box Guitars
Tate Chmielewski Creates Unusual Items into Musical Instruments
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Excessively Limbed Entertainers
Excessively Limbed Entertainers
The 3rd Line Butterfly Video is Visually Captivating
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Geeky Atomical Acoustics
Geeky Atomical Acoustics
Celentano Woodworks Atom Ukelele is Quirky and Perfect for Space Junkies
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Unpronounceable Instruments
Unpronounceable Instruments
Leonard Solomon's 'Oomphalapompatronium' is Part of His One-Man Show
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Teeth-Baring Shark Guitars
Teeth-Baring Shark Guitars
The Jaws Ukulele is Great for Your Beach Vacation
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Tablet Microphones Add-Ons
Tablet Microphones Add-Ons
The Spark Digital Microphone Turns the iPad into a Sound Studio
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Hybrid Musical Intruments
Hybrid Musical Intruments
Daniel Sanchez’s Fleonalu is the Love Child of Violin and Ukulele
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Interactive Cranial Instruments
Interactive Cranial Instruments
Touch-Sensitive MIDI Music Hats Are a Bizarre Way to Play Songs
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Vegetable-Based Musical Instruments
Vegetable-Based Musical Instruments
The BeetBox Plays a Drum Beat Through Real Beets
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App-Powered Instruments
App-Powered Instruments
The gTar iPhone Guitar Integrates Smartphones into Music
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Tablet-Embedded Instruments
Tablet-Embedded Instruments
The iTar Turns You iPad into an Ultimate Musical Tool
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Robotic Music Bands
Robotic Music Bands
The EOL Robot Band Covers Marilyn Manson
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Optimus Prime Instruments
Optimus Prime Instruments
The Autobot Transformer Ukelele Pumps Out Cybertron-Approved Tunes
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Music-Making iPad Stands
Music-Making iPad Stands
Griffin Studioconnect Docking Station Lets You Record Tracks
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Retro Arcade Music Machines
Retro Arcade Music Machines
The Pianocade Synthesizer Makes 80s 8-Bit Tunes
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Triple Player Musical Instruments
Triple Player Musical Instruments
The Triolin Allows Three Violinists to Share a Single Instrument
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Musical Weaponry
Musical Weaponry
Violent Weapons Given a Second Chance at Life Through Music
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DJ iPad Apps
DJ iPad Apps
The Traktor DJ App By Native Instruments Allows You to Customize Tracks
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Portable Walnut Instruments
Portable Walnut Instruments
The Offerman Wood Shop Kazoo is Made of Natural Materials
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Heartbeat Drum Machines
Heartbeat Drum Machines
Sound On Intuition by Pieter-Jan Pieters Features Intuitive Instruments
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Moustached Musical Instruments
Moustached Musical Instruments
The Movember Moustache Guitar Creates Awareness Against Cancer
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Tech-Savvy '80s Instruments
Tech-Savvy '80s Instruments
The Vortex Keytar Puts a 21st Century Spin on Handheld Synth
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Tablet Keyboard Tutors
Tablet Keyboard Tutors
Teach Yourself How to Play With the Ion Piano Apprentice
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Battle Bot Instruments
Battle Bot Instruments
The Roc 'em Soc 'em Ukulele Brings Music to an Old-School Toy
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Portable Fingertip Instruments
Portable Fingertip Instruments
Practice Playing the Piano Anywhere with the Yubi de Piano
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Three-in-One Violins
Three-in-One Violins
Alex Sobolev Creates a Handmade Instrument That Three People Can Play
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River-Powered Instruments
River-Powered Instruments
The Flow Floating Musical Watermill Runs on H20
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Appealing Fruit Instruments
Appealing Fruit Instruments
The Bananaphone Synthesizer is Ripe with Musical Capability
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Hybrid Instrumental Inventions
Hybrid Instrumental Inventions
Diego Stocco Invents New Instruments in This Custom Built Orchestra
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Classic Arcade Instruments
Classic Arcade Instruments
The Pac Man Ukelele Takes a Bite Into the World of Music
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Smartphone Wind Instruments
Smartphone Wind Instruments
The iMonica App Turns Your iPhone into a Harmonica
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Charitable Kaleidoscopic Instruments
Charitable Kaleidoscopic Instruments
Flea x Damien Hirst Bass Guitar is Sold for a Great Cause
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Weapon-Converted Instruments
Weapon-Converted Instruments
Imagine by Pedro Reyes Sends a Musical Message About Warfare
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Tree Trunk-Inspired Instruments
Tree Trunk-Inspired Instruments
The ‘Less Paul’ Guitar Appears to Have Emerged from th
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3D-Printed Instruments
3D-Printed Instruments
The 3D Print Acoustic Guitar by Scott Summit is Highly Progressive
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Playable Toy Block Instruments
Playable Toy Block Instruments
The Ross Crawford LEGO Ukelele is a Fully Functional Music Maker
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Blocked Sci-Fi Instruments
Blocked Sci-Fi Instruments
The LEGO Star Wars Organ Plays the Saga's Iconic Tune
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Miniature Musical Instruments
Miniature Musical Instruments
This Series Of Small Things By Rose Eken Celebrate Rock N' Roll
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Playable Piggy Banks
Playable Piggy Banks
The Maraca Money Bank Lets You Save the Music and Your Money
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Stone Fruit Instruments
Stone Fruit Instruments
The Avocado Ukulele Will Put a Song in a Food Lover's Heart
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Skeletal Wooden Instruments
Skeletal Wooden Instruments
The Stratton Skull 5-String Electric Violin is Deadly
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Anamorphic Violin Sculptures
Anamorphic Violin Sculptures
Philippe Guillerm Breathes Playful Life into the Musical Instrument
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Flat-Pack Pianos
Flat-Pack Pianos
The Foldable Digital Grand Makes Transporting the Massive Instruments Easier
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Obscure Mannequin Instruments
Obscure Mannequin Instruments
This Weird Guitar Will Either Impress you or Give you the Creeps
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Fully Functional Gamer Instruments
Fully Functional Gamer Instruments
The Custom Super Mario Guitar Helps Save Virtual Worlds
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Gas Can Guitars
Gas Can Guitars
Amadeus Rokita Has Created a Homemade Musical Instrument for Booooooom
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Everyday Object Musical Creations
Everyday Object Musical Creations
Harm Goslink Cooper's Homemade Instruments are Works of Art
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Musical Tree Installations
Musical Tree Installations
Drums Between the Bells by Tiffany Singh is Interactive and Melodic
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Weaponized Classical Instruments
Weaponized Classical Instruments
Maskull Lasserre's Six Shot Six String Combines With a Shotgun
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Recycled Guitar Storage Solutions
Recycled Guitar Storage Solutions
This DIY Uses an Old Instrument to Make a Unique Shelf for CDs
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Matchstick-Only Instruments
Matchstick-Only Instruments
The Jack Hall Guitars are Made of Flammable Wooden Stems
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Star Wars Instruments
Star Wars Instruments
The Guitar2-D2 Looks Just Like the Famous Robot
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DIY Rockstar Instruments
DIY Rockstar Instruments
'Unfinished Electric Guitar Kits' Lets You Build Your Own Guitar
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Mythical Video Game Instruments
Mythical Video Game Instruments
STL Ocarina Allows You to Get in Touch With Your Inner Zelda
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DIY Vintage Instruments
DIY Vintage Instruments
The Unfinished Electric Guitar Kit Gives the Tools to Build Your Design
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Handy Homemade Instruments
Handy Homemade Instruments
Jeff Conley’s Suitcase Guitars are Perfect for the Traveling Musi
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Vegetable Orchestra Instruments
Vegetable Orchestra Instruments
Nan Weidong and Nan Weiping Present Food for the Ears
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Arachnid Six Strings
Arachnid Six Strings
The Spider Electric Guitars by Olaf Diegel are Wicked
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Origami-Inspired Instruments
Origami-Inspired Instruments
Brian Chan's Folding Ukulele Kit is a Musical DIY Project
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Recycled Skateboard Guitars
Recycled Skateboard Guitars
Ezequiel Galasso Creates New Guitars from Old Skateboard Decks
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