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Latest gadget - The Glide

Postby BJG145 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:19 pm

There's an annual award called the Guthman Competition for interesting and unusual new musical instruments.

https://guthman.gatech.edu/

The 2019 prizewinner was a theremin-like device called "The Glide" based on a pair of accelerometers.

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http://www.earrelevant.net/2019/03/the- ... mpetition/

I thought inventor Keith Groover's interpretation of Rachmaninoff's Vocalise was pretty neat, so when I spotted one going cheap on Reverb just now I couldn't resist...:D
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Re: Latest gadget - The Glide

Postby blinddrew » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:25 pm

If we ever get round to a sosage meet in the east you are going to have to bring ALL these devices for show and tell! :)
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Re: Latest gadget - The Glide

Postby BJG145 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:26 pm

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Re: Latest gadget - The Glide

Postby blinddrew » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:27 pm

Actual laugh out loud!
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