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http://www.experimentadesign.pt/2013/en/01-02-00-daxophone.html

Daxophone Hans Reichel's invention.....sounds like a cartoon animal singing with "snorks"! Really! search it and listen! Fab and funny too!

A video demonstration....although Mr. Reichel himself plays it much better!
https://youtu.be/tsA6MytNCgU

This Japanese man has it down!!!

https://youtu.be/mtu1fJhqOt0


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introducing the baroque theorbo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVabz8LneI4

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:09 am 
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Tony Levin's fucking gorgeous standup bass:
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^ I've listened to it at Peter Gabriel and King Crimson concerts since 1993.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:14 am 
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Peter Gabriel 1993, I was there.

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Peter Gabriel 1993, I was there.

The first time I saw Tony Levin play....(and with Fripp on stage, too!)

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Jammy/Solent

'Jammy' Guitar

At a little under 13 inches (32 centimeters), this digital guitar is made by technology company RnD64. It can be expanded to 19.6 inches (49.7 centimeters), has steel strings and 17 different pre-set sounds when plugged into an amp or when a headphone set is plugged into the instrument.

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Chess Board guitar by Tom Bingham


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Bow Harp (Shoulder Harp) approx. 1390–1295.

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Singing Ringing Tree. This incredible bit of engineering is part sculpture, part musical instrument. Overlooking Burnley in Lancashire

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The Circle Guitar is a self-playing electric that can pick at unbelievable speeds

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Here’s something you don’t see every day: meet the Circle Guitar, which uses a built-in mechanical step sequencer that rotates up to 250bpm beneath the strings to “generate sounds, textures and rhythms that would be impossible with a conventional electric guitar.”

The electric guitar is the creation of builder Anthony Dickens, who says that “by using a mechanical device to strike the strings, rather than a human hand, you can exceed what is physically possible and push guitar playing into new, unexplored territories.”

The motor-driven sequencer has 128 holes in which to place a pick to strike the strings, and players can program the circle using five color-coded pick hardnesses to pluck the strings with different strengths.

The signal, meanwhile, is captured via a hexaphonic pickup, and each string has its own output that can be amplified, recorded and processed individually. Six switches on the guitar’s body control whether the signal either passes freely to your amp, mixing desk or computer interface or to a button that releases the signal only when pressed.

The Circle Guitar also outputs a time code or syncs tempo via USB to the clock of any DAW.


More traditional features include an ash body, rosewood fretboard and laser-cut matte black acrylic to cover the electronics. All mechanical parts are housed within a single 3D printed unit.

The Circle Guitar is currently a working prototype with two years of development, and was built at Makerversity in London.


“The thing that most excites me about the instrument is how people will use it in their music and what kind of music they will create,” Dickens said.

“The raw power of amplifying a few plectrums relentlessly striking the strings at 180bpm with perfect timing is a huge sound, but, together with the ability to slow the circle down, then trigger, modulate and affect individual strings you can create a lush, evolving sound that lightly flutters out of your speakers.”



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Steve Parker's, Lo Fi Cycle
He describes Lo Fi Cycle as an imagined collaboration between Marcel Duchamp and Frank Zappa (who actually performed music on a bike on on The Steve Allen Show), with the pair taking inspiration from John Cage.

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"Did you ever live in a drum?"

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Shawn Phillips Les Paul/Strat doubleneck

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Ridiculously Huge Saxophone

Do you understand what enormous lungs you would have to have, to play the lowest notes on that thing? I play the Bari sax and with that I have to work really hard on my breathing, which is tiny compared to that monster!

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