Tag Archives: Expressive

A new expressive instrument, Striso Board, hits Kickstarter

Arriving on Kickstarter this week is an instrument that’s been in the works for almost six years now, and is already nearing its funding goal after just several days. Striso Board is an expressive MPE controller/instrument that not only allows you to get more creative with your performances, but also helps you understand musical structures. … Continue reading A new expressive instrument, Striso Board, hits Kickstarter

Watch Elsa Garmire’s pioneering laser show from 1972 – futuristic and expressive even now

Forget that cheesy Pink Floyd stuff from the planetarium. Scientist Elsa Garmire used optic chops to make lasers into a real instrument – and her work holds up today. Sound and light artist and researcher Derek Holzer spotted this one; don’t miss his vector work and other synesthetic studies. It’s not a new article, but … Continue reading Watch Elsa Garmire’s pioneering laser show from 1972 – futuristic and expressive even now

No fear: ФОМО is an expressive, transgressive space in Sweden, built by electronic music

It’s a place for the misfits, bound by a love for electronic music and self-expression. Russian-born DJ and event organizer Lana Lain talks about her journey, from cassette to rave to the phenomenon that is ФОМО. On the ФОМО site, you’ll find a podcast, a code of conduct, registration (events require an invite), and this … Continue reading No fear: ФОМО is an expressive, transgressive space in Sweden, built by electronic music

Osmose is a new “augmented” keyboard, from Haken and Expressive E

The dream of a keyboard with expansive expression, not just organ-style key-plunking, now sees a new integrated instrument. And the maker of the Haken Continuum is involved. Expressive E, who had made single three-dimensional controllers, partnered with Haken Audio in order to make this full keyboard. Each key has three-dimensional control, in a mechanical design … Continue reading Osmose is a new “augmented” keyboard, from Haken and Expressive E

Osmose from Expressive E and Haken Audio brings new dimensions of expression

After a short teaser last week, Expressive E and Haken Audio have teamed up to announce Osmose, an instrument that provides three dimensions of control for every single key. It brings further expression to performances, offering a “new landscape of physical gestures for musicians to interact with sounds and produce music like they never have … Continue reading Osmose from Expressive E and Haken Audio brings new dimensions of expression

Artinoise re.corder Combines Expressive Acoustic Performance With MIDI Capabilities

The re.corder is a hybrid acoustic/electronic instrument that’s designed to be an affordable starter instrument. It’s based on the traditional recorder design, but adds MIDI capabilities.… Read More Artinoise re.corder Combines Expressive Acoustic Performance With MIDI Capabilities