EL Tape with an EL Shield from SeeedStudio was used with an Arduino UNO. The tape was connected to the shield on 3 of the 4 channels.
Once that is complete, simply upload the code and start playing your music!
The code makes use of Processing as well as the Processing Arduino library. You will need to get both of these working in order to use it.
Grab the library for Arduino here.
Get Processing at https://processing.org/
Once all that is installed, move the arduino library into the libraries folder of your processing sketchbook folder and open up the code in the Processing editor.
Change the line:
song = minim.loadFile("/home/paul/Music/dope.mp3", 2048);
on line 38 of BeatWrite to a local MP3 file on your computer and click on play!