Imogen Heap Starts Kickstarter for Music-Making Gloves

View Comments
(Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

(Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Follow Us
facebook-Button200 twitter-Button200 instagram-Button200 Fresh-Social-Button200 Newsletter-Button200

By Kevin Rutherford

If you’re willing to drop a few dollars, Imogen Heap has a revolutionary new music-maker for you.

According to Mashable, a Kickstarter campaign has surfaced for the Mi.Mu Glove, a high-tech instrument that allows its user to create music simply by waving their hands. The glove was originally introduced by singer-songwriter Heap in 2011.

The product’s Kickstarter page features a four-minute video, during which Heap explains the backstory of the glove and demonstrates some of its potential uses.

“Like most musicians, I often use computers when I’m composing, recording and performing,” she says in the clip. “But I always feel that clicking a mouse or pressing a button, moving a fader, never enables me to interact expressively with the sounds that I’m producing. I always wished I could control my equipment more naturally.”

Read more at Radio.com


Read More Music News On Fresh1027.com:

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 311 other followers