Heap's Music-Making Gloves

2011-07-13 by RQL3 | 10 Comments
A new pair of sensor gloves have been made specially for artist Imogen Heap. They allow you to create music using just your hands. With the gloves you can create sounds, loops, and adjust volume, along with a large array of other actions. They were inspired by MIT prototypes, and Heap collaborated with a University to create them. She will be using them for future performances, and whether or not they will be made available to other artists and/or be marketed is unclear.

http://gizmodo.com/5820751/sensor+laden-gloves-help-songstresses-make-music-from-thin-air

Tagged: Imogen Heap

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OmegaBro
July 13th 2011
5 Comments


Dream made to reality.

HBFS
July 13th 2011
1333 Comments


Awesome

pizzamachine
July 14th 2011
13476 Comments


CraaAAAAAzzy

North0House2
July 14th 2011
5954 Comments


So, is it like a Theremin?

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Satellite
July 14th 2011
25477 Comments


"Instead of strumming a guitar or banging the drums, she created loops by simply opening her hand, or shifted volume by opening or closing her arms."

wow

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 14th 2011
32190 Comments


Everytime I open my legs I make music

North0House2
July 14th 2011
5954 Comments


"Instead of strumming a guitar or banging the drums, she created loops by simply opening her hand, or shifted volume by opening or closing her arms."

That's totally gotta be a Theremin, I know it. Even if it's not strictly a Theremin, it's at least similar in concept... It sounds so much like a Theremin type of instrument, though. I don't know though, I'm not an expert. Seriously though, that's so cool.

Satellite
July 14th 2011
25477 Comments


it's a similar concept, but the instrument is on her hands rather than being stationary

Satellite
July 14th 2011
25477 Comments


plus, you can't create loops or beats with a theremin

nash1311
July 14th 2011
1760 Comments


Yeah i saw her live a while back and it was probably one of the greatest concerts ive ever been to. so ridiculously fun. and she used one of these things or something similar. it was nuckin futs.



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