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Modd3d has created a MIDI driven Halloween centerpiece of awesomeness –

I ripped the brains out of one of those cheap Gemmy skulls with the moving mouth and glowy eyes and installed a Midify board. It was a fairly easy project and I now have full control over the mouth and eyes. Now I just have to work on its musical taste.

Personally, I think the skull’s musical selection is spot-on. [via Synthtopia]

Add MIDI to your TV dinner

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

  • Aud1073cH

    oddly enough, I think I’ve got a copy of that song on vinyl. (for the curious, it is “I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts” by Freddy Martin and his orchestra)

    May I also suggest Phill Harris’ “The Thing”

    (I’m a fan of almost anything that Dr. Demento would play.)

  • Zdaxxy

    Where are the plans and steps at? All I see is a video..

  • Richard Kleimeier

    I would love to do this too. Could you please add a video showing step by step how to do it?