(Wired.com) – Typedrummer makes keyboarding musical and fun:
As more and more of our daily web activity consolidates into the predictable feeds of a few major platforms, it’s always fun to find web stuff that takes advantage of modern browsers in unexpected ways. This little web toy is a great example. It lets you make music just by typing.
Typedrummer was created by Philadelphia-based developer Kyle Stetz. The site maps each letter on your keyboard to a sample from a drumkit. You type something in the box—your name, “Hi Mom,” a dark secret from your past—and you’ve made music. Somehow, pretty much anything ends up sounding decent. With patience, things can even end up sounding good. (read more)