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Air guitar virtuosos, your day is coming...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Mon Rominee, Nov 29, 2005.

  1. http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn8383

    Aspiring rock gods can at last create their own guitar solos - without ever having to pick up a real instrument, thanks to a group of Finnish computer science students.

    The Virtual Air Guitar project, developed at the Helsinki University of Technology, adds genuine electric guitar sounds to the passionately played air guitar.
  2. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Thank God...
  3. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    Why haven't we found the cure for AIDS, yet? :rolleyes:
  4. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    We have.
  5. I can not express my joy at this invention in any meaningful or sensical way.
  6. I'm actually interested in "playing" that. It could add an entirely new dynamic to people who can actually play the guitar.
  7. The day music died
  8. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    wow, that's pretty lame.

    :bassist: <--air guitar. :rolleyes:
  9. DaveDeVille

    DaveDeVille ... you talkin' to me ?? Supporting Member

    quote ... " I wasn't a guitarist before i started the project .
    But i am now ."
    Aki Kanerva .

    oh boy . goodie gumdrops . swell . just perfect .

    i'm sure this will revolutionize modern music , or maybe not .

    ... i can hardly wait to buy his first CD ... :eyebrow:

    {... i hope everyone realized i was trying to be sarcastic ...}

  10. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
  11. Doesn't Finland have the world air guitar championships every year?

    No surprise then I guess that they came up with this. Could make next years comptetion interesting.