Interactive Player Piano Takes Twitter Requests

Thanks to the magic of Twitter, the “world’s first interactive player piano” can play your favorite tune. We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think?

Check it out: “Ladies and gentlemen, please meet Stanley, which is being described by its creator, Digital Kitchen, as the ‘world’s first interactive player piano’ that will debut at this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party in Seattle (which is basically akin to the Pitchfork Festival). As part of the event, the indie music-loving Stanley has not only learned songs from each of the acts that are taking part (full, pretty awesome lineup here), but will now take your song requests and messages via Twitter.”

Today on the Morning Media Menu, we looked at the player piano and pondered the news that Pearson (the corporate parent of Penguin) will acquire the self publishing company Author Solutions for $116 million. Press play below to listen…