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  • The Oval, The World’s First HandPan Controller

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    Support The Oval Kickstarter project here If you’re anything like me, then you were probably mesmerized the first time you heard a Hang. This relatively new and already legendary acoustic instrument has a fascinating backstory that revolves around its eccentric creators, Felix Rohner and Sabina...
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  • The ACPAD, Wireless Control Surface for Acoustic Guitars

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    Berlin-based artist Robin Sukruso and ITT Bombay have developed a wireless control surface for acoustic guitars. Watch the impressive demonstration video below for a quick glimpse of what’s possible with it. Check out the ACPAD website for more details and to sign up for updates...
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  • DIY Jog Wheels

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    The jog wheels on many popular DJ controllers are some of the more complex input devices found on modern controllers. Engineering them to be as durable as a good turntable, and expressive enough such that the tiniest movements all the way up to a full-force...
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  • Meet the iRig 2

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    Exciting news on the instrumental front today – iRig 2 has been released. It’s the sequel/update to IK Multimedia’s original, and insanely popular iRig  guitar interface. Features 1/4” instrument input for use with guitar, bass and other line instruments 1/4” amplifier output for use with...
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