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Fad Gadgets: Mune electronic instrument and Soundstage virtual reality app

Rhodri Marsden on two of the latest must-have gizmos currently putting the prog in progress…


Scott Stevenson, inventor of the Mune, believes that live performances of digital music “leave the audience alienated from the creative process because they can’t see or understand what the musician is doing”. He has a point;
a musician turning a knob isn’t very dramatic, no matter how contorted their expression may be. The Mune assigns control to a wooden-framed device that looks like an ancient Chinese board game. Whether it makes performances more “engaging” is debatable, but I’m all for seeing weird instruments making unexpected noises.

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