More Visual Music

Based on the popularity my post, The Future of Music is Visual, I decided to share with you more companies that exemplify the marriage of visuals and audio. Korg iKaossilator First up is an iPhone app from Korg. If you recall popularity of the Kaossilators, it will come as no surprise that Korg has created […]

The Future of Music is Visual

I have one synth that dates back to the ’90s, a Roland EG-101. It was a fairly standard Hip-Hop synth, really nothing outstanding except for one feature; the D-Beam. This is an infrared beam that is still being added to current Roland synths. Moving the hand near it and around it interrupts the notes and […]

Audio Cubes Will Change Live Performances

Audio Cubes from Percussa are one of the most beautiful technical innovations in live music—and a perfect example of Infotropic devices. Light-emitting cubes are placed end to end forming beats, loops and phrases. Changing which side of the cubes face each other changes the patterns, which are user-assigned through software. Moving your hands near and […]

How to keep customers loyal

Korg is a synthesizer/effects pedal company that’s been around for decades. While they’ve always had great products, they never got the media attention of Roland or Moog. But that’s been changing fast. Korg has been killing the competition lately with great digital products and brilliant marketing ideas. Last year, they put out the iElectribe, a […]