Inventor Paul Vo, On Acoustic Synthesis & The Vo-96 Guitar

When we have covered the Vo-96 Guitar on Synthtopia, readers’ comments have focused on ‘infinite sustain’ as the key feature, and compared the Vo Guitar’s technology to other sustain technologies.

But inventor Paul Vo‘s vision for ‘acoustic synthesis’ is much deeper than infinite sustain. Continue reading

ACPAD Adds A MIDI Controller To Your Acoustic Guitar

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Developer Robin Sukroso let us know that the ACPAC MIDI Controller, described as the world’s first wireless MIDI Controller for acoustic guitar, is now available via a Kickstarter project.

The ACPAD lets you play instruments, control effects, record and trigger loops, trigger samples and control your DAW, wirelessly, from an acoustic guitar.

Here is the official intro video: Continue reading

Fusion Guitar Proves That People Really Want An iPhone Guitar Thing

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The Fusion Guitar is a new electric guitar design that features a built-in 20W amp and speakers and iPhone integration.

If there’s any doubt that there’s interest in a hybrid guitar amp/guitar/iPhone thing, the project’s IndieGoGo campaign is nearly half-funded, two days into the campaign.

The Fusion Guitar leverages the wide range of iOS guitar and audio apps, and turns them into an all-in-one solution for guitarists.

Here’s the official intro video for the Fusion Guitar: Continue reading