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This my new favorite circuit bend/music mod, worms. Ashfordaisyak writes -

Here we see an ensemble of worms creating sweet, sweet electroacoustic music on an electric touch contact feedback device (battery powered). No worms were harmed, despite the fact that they appear alarmed. They secrete albumen which is a sort of numbing thing (I think). Anyways, they were hastily removed and now live happily outside once again. I believe that worms will be writing the pop hits of the future.

YouTube – Worms Making Music – [via] Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. says:

    This reminds me of the song from the Muppet Show called “There’s a New Sound”.

  2. jlel12 says:

    Thats some shreaky fit right there….How much current’s running through the worms, on average?

  3. volkemon says:

    shreaky fit hahahahahahaha….

    I’m not a wormologist, but have research time. The level of discomfort shown at first may give alarm, but after watching the worm acclimate and start to explore, i feel better about this.

    musical results were hardly worth the effort IMO. MAKEs you think, though….

  4. samurai1200 says:

    I LOVE randomness. This idea is genius.