Summer NAMM 2019: Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller for guitar

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Fishman has just introduced its new TriplePlay MIDI controller during Summer NAMM and it looks like this new  hardware installs without any major modifications on most electric and acoustic guitars, as the mounting hardware is magnetic. Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller This unit is billed as a low-latency pitch tracking pickup system and comes with a Lightning […]

ETHER: another weird object from Soma Labs – it captures electromagnetic waves

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While we’re waiting on the fascinating Pulsar-23 to emerge Soma Labs keeps us entertained with other gadgets and instruments. This one is called ETHER and is a wide-band pocket receiver that turns the electromagnetic landscape around you into a live soundscape that you control and manipulate by walking around and waving it. ETHER They describe it […]

Soundbrenner Core: 4-in-1 smart watch for the gigging musician

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Why check your email with something square and boring on your wrist when you can feel the beat, tune your instrument, check your levels and tell the time on the Soundbrenner Core 4-in-1 Smart Music Tool? Soundbrenner Core We’ve already seen the Soundbrenner Pulse, the vibrating, wrist-worn metronome. You’re probably aware of it through the […]

Overloud Echoson emulates the Binson Echorec 2 used for David Gilmour’s guitar delays

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Overloud has released Echoson, an emulation of a very interesting piece of vintage hardware – the Binson Echorec 2. It’s an Italian magnetic drum delay, notably used by Pink Floyd in the 70’s. The original units are highly sought after due to their rarity and limited production. They used a specially designed steel/alloy disc or […]

Intech Studio preview their Grid B16 and P16 modular MIDI controllers

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Intech Studio releases a few details of their forthcoming Grid modular MIDI controllers ahead of their debut at Superbooth 2018. Grid I’m going to stick my neck and make the assumption that by “modular” they mean that you can use a number of these modules together rather than it having anything to do with Euorack […]