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My Body is MIDI Controller by Daði Freyr

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When we saw this YouTube video of Daði Freyr using the Genki wave MIDI controller, we knew we had to post it right away. The Wave MIDI controller from Genki has been .... well making waves.   "Wave adds a new dimension to musical creativity... It's a cool tool for all creatives and I can definitely recommend adding it ...
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Cabot- MIDI Cahon

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At SXSW, we got a chance to check out the Cabor MIDI cahon.  Cabot is a project of UTSUWA, Inc., a Kyoto, Japan based tech start-up. The Cabot percussion robot was conceived by Hideaki Iio, Director of the Cabot development team and guitar player/singer. "I wanted to create a product that would rev up my solo performance." ...
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AIR DJ controls Music, Visuals, and Lights with Motion

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Air DJ displays new MIDI Controller at SXSWThere were some interesting new MIDI products introduced at SXSW.  One of them was the wireless BTLE MIDI controller for DMET Product Corporation. It can control sound, DJ Video software, and lights. Of course, it is all done by mapping MIDI signals and in some cases translating them to...
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Genki Instruments Wave Controls Sounds with Motion

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MIDI Bling with wireless ringsThere are a number of MIDI rings on the market. IK Multimedia makes one and so does Enhancia. Here are links to articles on those.  The Enhancia Ring MIDI Controller at CES 2018 -   For the past several years a MIDI product has always been in the Best of CES product list including the Roli Seaboard and the Zi...
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Google Releases Song Maker with Web MIDI

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Google Creative Lab, Use All Five, and Yotam Mann launched a new browser-based music sequencer called Song Maker. It's a classic grid style sequencer and allows anyone to easily create simple grooves on the web.  You can even connect your MIDI keyboard or other controllers to input notes via Web MIDI. When you're finis...
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