Touché: A New Way To Play

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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

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“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, […]