Make your own little songs about raindrops
June 4, 2009 4:35 PM   Subscribe

Lullatone are a half-Japanese, half-American duo based in Japan who make music that can probably best be described as twee folktronica; a recent EP of theirs is titled "Little Songs About Raindrops". And now, you can make your own with their Raindrop Melody Maker Flash web toy, which looks a bit like a pastel-coloured Tenori-On:
posted by acb (9 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
That Melody Maker is pretty fantastic. I do wish that flash apps could output higher quality audio, so I could record my little melodies for future listening.
posted by god hates math at 4:41 PM on June 4, 2009

If I ever do anything which can be "best described" with the phrase "twee folktronica," you guys will let me know, right?

(That said, I like this)
posted by Navelgazer at 4:54 PM on June 4, 2009 [2 favorites]

simple, clean, happy. works for me.
posted by sir_rubixalot at 5:06 PM on June 4, 2009

a recent EP of theirs

Technically it's a full-length, and came out in 2004. (They've done a lot of amazing stuff since!)
posted by naju at 5:26 PM on June 4, 2009

I'm really glad it's raining here now.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 5:53 PM on June 4, 2009

Kinda surprised the metronome indicates an extremely slow 3/4 bar..
posted by ChickenringNYC at 5:56 PM on June 4, 2009

This is great! Reminds me of Brian Eno's iPhone app.
posted by limeonaire at 7:11 PM on June 4, 2009

here's another one (via)
posted by kliuless at 4:13 AM on June 5, 2009

Nifty music, neat Flash gizmo, great post, but 'folktronica'? There's gotta be a better name.
posted by box at 5:51 AM on June 5, 2009

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