Tone Lab is designed to be hands-on and tactile like a modular synth, but drastically simplified, to make it much more user-friendly. … Read More New Synth Design, Tone Lab, Lets You Create Sounds By Stacking Layers
The Piino Portable Synthesizer is designed to be a mobile music sketchpad. … Read More The Piino Portable Synthesizer – A Mobile Music Sketchpad
Over at the YamahaSynth forum, user PIOTR shared these design concepts for three new Yamaha keyboards. They are unofficial design concepts – so don’t ask when they are going to be released! But, they are attractive design concepts – so, check them out and let us know what you think of them!
Design site Yanko Design featured the RSON8 touchscreen DJ controller today. RSON8 is a design concept, by Vibhas Jain, that uses a large touchscreen as a control surface: The RSON8 is a touchscreen controller for aspiring DJ’s, talent required, although it does make mixing music a lot easier for noobs. The device has grooves where… Read More The RSON8 DJ Controller Raises The Question – Are Instrument Designers Too Attached To Their iPads?
Reader Julian Pröll, senior designer for the industrial design company formquadrat gmbh, sent us word about a new design concept for a touch-sensitive guitar, right. The design, which explores the use of touch-sensitive plastics, combines multi-touch sensors with social media integration. The guitar offers three primary touch fields (neck, drum area and touch wheel). It… Read More Touch Sensitive Guitar Concept
This awesome multi-touch light table DJ system is Gregory Kaufman’s Senior Degree Project for the Kansas City Art Institute. In the video, Kaufman explains how his design works and how gestures are translated into DJing. Unfortunately, though, it’s a design concept, not a product. What do you think of Kaufman’s multi-touch light table DJ system?… Read More Awesome Multi-Touch Light Table DJ System
Touchtable is a portable media player designed to be interactive and intuitive, with DJ-style controls. It features a large controller wheel that surrounds the screen and functions like a turntable. It’s sensitive to touch and pressure and when you use it in combo with the surrounding function buttons, it facilitates absolute user control over a… Read More Touchtable Interactive MP3 Player
Design firm Pilotfish has announced plans for an advanced music phone, Ondo, that will let you record and edit music on the go: Pilotfish said its concept — which will reach the market a few years from now at the earliest — will enable good quality recording of three separate sound tracks and allow editing… Read More Future Phone Lets You Edit Music