Exploring Soundplane by Madrona Labs

March 19, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized 

A first look and try of the new instrument by Madrona labs called Soundplane. More info here: http://madronalabs.com/

The Soundplane A is a computer music controller with the sensitivity and feel of an acoustic instrument. It detects a wide range of touches on its walnut playing surface, from a light tickle to a very firm press. The Soundplane A can be configured as either a 150-note keyboard with position and pressure sensing on each key, or as one continuous surface.

The playing surface is a material custom developed for us, an articulated sheet of walnut veneer bonded to a fiber backing for strength. The case is milled out of alder, a sustainably harvested Northwest hardwood. We have sourced all of the construction locally and test and assemble Soundplanes by hand here in Seattle. The entire instrument is about 28 inches wide by 8 inches deep by 1 inch thick.

Included with the Soundplane is Aalto for Soundplane, a custom, signal-driven version of our patchable software synthesizer. The Soundplane client software can send MIDI and OSC messages to control other software and hardware.

See this Soundplane onesheet PDF for specifications: [3 Mb PDF]

Comments

Comments are closed.

  • THE CAVE : Playlist

  • INSTAGRAM – ANALOG INDUSTRIAL ARTS

    • HUMAN SILLOUETT GLASS ARTY EXPERIMENTAL SHADDOW
    • POKMON POKMON TOKYO SHINJUKU ARTY POPART
    • construction blackandwhite concrete industrial london
    • camera cinema kino artdeco cineast movietime retro vintage arty
    • londonunderground oxfordcirkus morningrush tube citylife
    • evenings lightning lamp square silouette contrast blackandwhite greyscale
    • solarenergy electricity  pattern fan power energy arty sculpture enviromental
    • fog lake silence tranquility rock epic reflection
    • uniqlo fashion models pinupdolls london
    • art figurine pattern composition artistisk
    • heathrow stairs stripes solitude elevation colors london travelling motion arty
    • WOOD FOREST PATTERN AMBIENT TEXTURES COAT CORETEX
Get Adobe Flash player