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Digital Kitchen Rolls Out Indie-Loving Interactive Piano

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. So far, Stanley’s amassed a mere 58 followers, but we’re sure this number will grow and, yes, we are quite anxious to hear what his refurbished, 100-year-old ebonies and ivories can roll out. Credits after the jump.

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Thursday Odds and Ends

-Havas has opened the doors to Totality, its new multicultural/LGBT-friendly unit based in New York that appears to be led by Edward Norton (above).

-Here’s the shortlist for the Key Art Awards. link

-What’s the ad strategy for Xbox? Let a Microsoft exec explain. link

-McGarryBowen Labs created this rather lovely visual compilation of Twitter reactions to Steve Jobs‘ death. link

-Christopher Averill joined SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership as CFO.

-Do we hear another opportunity knocking in the mobile ad sector? link

-Digital Kitchen’s Seattle office welcomed W+K alum David Mikula as a senior creative and promoted Sarah Shipley to head of production.