Turn Your Keyboard Into a Magical Musical Instrument

artist: misc date: 03/31/2014 category: entertainment
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Turn Your Keyboard Into a Magical Musical Instrument
A new website called Patatap turns the very keyboard in front of you into a magical musical instrument, Consequence of Sound reports.

Want to jam, but no instruments around? You're good to go! Feeling the sudden wave of inspiration while being at work? Not a problem! Want to spend hours creating something while waiting in queue or in a traffic jam? It's possible now! Keys A through Z reveal a buffet of sonic bits, everything from twinkling synths and thwacking drums to hissing hi-hats and whirring vocal samples. Each sound is also accompanied by a fun and colorful animation, such as spinning dots and dancing zigzags.

One simple click of the space bar swaps in a new set of sounds and animations, guaranteeing endless hours of mindless entertainment and procrastination thoughtful musical productivity on any desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

Patatap was designed by Jono Brandel of Google Creative Lab's Data Arts Team and Japanese duo Lullatone. According to Fast Co. Design, it was created in order to "capture the experience of synesthesia," a neurological phenomenon in which senses tend to crisscross, resulting in people "seeing" sounds and "hearing" colors.

Play along with Patatap below.

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