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Things That Make Me Smile No. 223: Strumming on the Inside

My sister sent me down a YouTube rabbit hole recently when she shared a video of someone playing the guitar as seen from behind the strings. I believe I’ve posted one of these before as a smile, but if so, … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 221: Music of Lightning

Active Tesla coils look like bottled lightning dancing to a song. It wasn’t until my husband sent me this video, though, that I learned the lightning can sing human compositions. Enjoy an odd cover artist, electricity itself, performing Africa by … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 219: Found Music

Humans are driven to make music. We find notes anywhere. Have you ever started tapping at random only to turn the noise into a drumbeat? Or heard a glass object ping and explored its range? Well, this video takes it … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 218: Apocalyptic Steampunk Automation

Apocalyptic steampunk automation artist danny huynh shows an incredible talent, whether putting one of his favorite songs to music or allowing us to ride shotgun in one of his creations. Click his name to see his YouTube channel, but here’s … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 215: Evocative Music

I can’t understand a word of this song because I don’t speak Swedish, but Elise Ryd conveys meaning and emotion through tone, and offers something beautiful to listen to. I hope you enjoy this song my husband shared with me … Continue reading

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