Now this looks VERY interesting…..seems to be a kickstarter for a midi sax (bluetooth).
Good video as there seems to be a resurgence of getting jazz on vinyl.
Most excellent video introducing the EWI.
This should be watched by a lot of musicians. You really should have some sort of stable income but still follow your dream.
Yet another wind controller out there.
Yet more great Wind Controller instruments coming out. This one is called WARBL. Very cool.
Pretty good thing on Giant Steps by Vox
One of the best, maybe even better than the one that ships with it, patch editor for the AKAI EWI4000S is EWITool. Sadly, there was a post by it’s author, Stephen Merrony, saying he’s closing it down.
After ten years(!) it’s time for me to consign EWItool to history.
The patch exchanged has been closed for a while now, and today I changed the project status to ‘Archived’ on GitHub.
In a couple of days I will delete this mailing list to ensure no-one hacks into it in the future.
Sad really, as it was a GREAT tool, written in Java, that allowed you to manage and create patches on your EWI. Go grab a version and the source code for EWITool now.
MIDI has been around for longer than most of the readers of Hackaday, and you can get off my lawn. In spite of this, MIDI is still commonly used in nearly every single aspect of musical performance, and there are a host of tools and applications to give MIDI control to a live performance. That said, if you want a MIDI foot controller, your best bet is probably something used from the late 90s, although Behringer makes an acceptable foot controller that doesn’t have a whole bunch of features. There is obviously a need for a feature packed, Open Source MIDI foot controller. That’s where the Pedalino comes in. It’s a winner of the Musical Instrument Challenge in this year’s Hackaday Prize, and if you want a MIDI foot controller, this is the first place you should look.
Check it out. Pedalino.
Engineers, hackers, and makers can most certainly build a musical gadget of some kind. They’ll build synths, they’ll build aerophones, and they’ll take the idea of mercury delay line memory, two hydrophones, and a really long tube filled with water to build the most absurd delay in existence. One thing they can’t seem to do is build a woodwind MIDI controller. That’s where [J.M.] comes in. He’s created the Open Woodwind Project as an open and extensible interface that can play sax and clarinet while connected to a computer.
One of the coolest things I’ve seen in a while. Believe it grew out of this project. Can’t wait to see what is created with this.