10 Feb '12, 3pm

Minimalist Gramophone Makes Playing Music Super Simple ...: For the most part, today's digital music devices hav...

For the most part, today's digital music devices have failed to replicate the beauty of early gramophones. But this minimalist, electricity-free and potentially do-it-yourself design from Livia Ritthaler recaptures that aesthetic. Made of a sheet of paper, a square of wood and a few pieces of metal, this hand-operated gramophone makes recorded music as simple as it gets. Rolled into a cone and supported by a metal bar, the paper takes the place of the old brass horn. A needle at its tip connects with the record, which is spun by hand. Ritthaler writes: I just moved to London to finish my bachelor with the graphics program. Because I can afford neither the money nor the space a record player, I've even built one. Given the strain on the listener's wrists, I don't see the minimalist gramophone catching on, but if the power ever goes out and your iPod dies, you can always dig...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/minimalist-gramophone-l...

Tweets

Latest collection launched :) Check it out now!

Latest collection launched :) Check it out now!

momoteapots.livejournal.com 14 Feb '12, 3pm

Colors are true to pic unless otherwise stated, but please allow for slight color variations on different computers. Measu...

The relationship between music and creativity

mnn.com 13 Feb '12, 3am

From records to boom boxes to CDs and iPods, music has long been part of the lifeblood of being a teenager. Learning math ...

Playing catch up: Cupid's hyperlink

Playing catch up: Cupid's hyperlink

mnn.com 12 Feb '12, 6am

a tiny Seattle home recently treated to a terrific modernization courtesy of Atelier Drome. Explain the architects: "Obvio...

『マイケル・ルイス/マネー・ボール 奇跡のチームをつくった男』ブラッド・ピット主演映画の原作!...

gv.com.sg 15 Feb '12, 4am

Based on a true story, Moneyball is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as B...

サイバーエージェントがベトナム最大の音楽サイトに投資: Vietnam’s largest music site receives capital injection from CyberAgent [英文]

サイバーエージェントがベトナム最大の音楽サイトに投資: Vietnam’s largest m...

e27.sg 10 Feb '12, 1am

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Gre...

For Its Next Stunt, 2012 Chevy Sonic Joins OK G...

greencarreports.com 07 Feb '12, 4pm

Sonic subcompact is many things. Small. Fun to drive. Economical too, with its 40 mpg highway rating. It's also a rather g...