Instrument 1: An Entire Band in One


The ‘holiday itch’ is back in full force for musicians this year; and with a product this satisfyingly provocative, we don’t mind being your enabler. The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 is an next generation multi-instrument, and MIDI controller that encompasses an entire band within its impressively compact package. The versatility of […]

Touché: A New Way To Play


The Touché midi controller uses touch sensitivity to blur the lines between musical instruments and a musical accessories. The welcome press of a piano key has long been a missing component, and link between midi controllers themselves and traditional instruments. Now Expressive E aims to further fill that void by […]

“The Owl Organ” Is a Hoot


“The Owl Organ”‘ by British designer David Cranmer of Nervous Squirrel is a wonderful combination of musical synthesis and creepy lawn ornaments. Fifty owl figures, originally used to frighten birds away, were brought together and tuned to correspond to each key on a MIDI controller. When played, their eyes glow, […]