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By touching a motion trigger and turning the Kara controller, sound gradually changes between flute and clarinet, between quiet and loud.

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Now, I can finally present You something I’ve worked on for the past four years: Kara MIDI controller/musical instrument! 🙂

…it’s worth doing.

So, here You are – Tea Bag Tango!

To gain insight into the development of musical instruments, I’ve been studying their history. The image below is based on a passage by the ancient Greek poet Hermesianax (active ca. 330 BC).

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On the island of Lesbos (Mytilene), in the late 7th century BC, Sappho and her companions listen rapturously as the poet Alcaeus plays a “kithara”.

A painting (1881) by the Dutch-born, Belgian-trained artist Alma-Tadema.

I recorded this during a massive change period in my life. Funnily, I can’t recall the feeling anymore – so much water has flown under the bridge.

Inspiring guitar effects by Native Instruments.

This is something from my archives. Heck, it sounds so terribly sombre.