The Skoog is a musical instrument/MIDI controller designed with accessibility in mind.
According to the developer, “Skoog removes the barriers to music which are posed by the difficulty of mastering standard instruments.”
Skoog looks like a big squishy toy – but it’s designed to be more than that, bringing physical modeling synthesis, sampling and MIDI to users that may not be able to use a standard controller. Continue reading
This video documents a sound installation that uses the Touch Board to create a ‘scientific skin’ that responds to touch with sound.
Here’s the background on the project: Continue reading
Here are a couple of sneak preview videos for the Naonext Crystall Ball – a MIDI controller designed to be an “innovative solution for interactive creations and stage performances.” Continue reading
This video is a brief demo of Nervous Squirrel’s bizarre Owl Theremin.
The theremin features control voltage outputs that can be used to play the modular synth in the background.
Details on the Owl Theremin are available at the Nervous Squirrel site.
Want to incorporate MIDI-controlled flame-throwers into your act?
They MIDI controller gurus at Livid put together this video that explains how they made a DIY MIDI Controlled Flame Organ: Continue reading
NakagawaGakki‘s Lunetta Guitar is a modular controlled ‘semi-acoustic’ robotic synth guitar, designed to integrate with other modular gear.
Here’s what NakagawaGakki has to say about the Lunetta Guitar: Continue reading