Kickstarter created a huge buzz when it was launched. Twice, we wrote articles on kickstarter projects
Let’s see what happened to all these projects five years later. Please leave a comment if you have more updates, or thoughts on what makes a project successful.
Here we go…
Over one million dollars raised. Artiphon captures the essence of guitar, piano and even violin through a combination of a slick hardware interface and a smartphone. Gorgeous woodworking and years of iterative design gave birth to an instant classic.
2022: The kickstater launched a sucessful music instrument company with a line of multiple instruments. These items are still for sale.
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Moving beyond the Magnetic Resonator Piano, Andrew Macpherson joined a team to make Touchkeys, a kickstarter project that brings multi-touch add-on to keyboard controllers. Touchkeys allows every key on a MIDI controller to have individual X-Y location mapped on the keys. Keyboardists will instantly become more expressive and creative with this add on. Here at Shapchanginginstruments.com, we think this will be a historic project.
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Quick – head over to to the musical instrument making contest at Instructables.com
Let us know if you have any favorites.
This clip made me smell sawdust. Gorgeous guitars and ideas from Joe Yanuziello. The film is produced from folks at Artisans Asylum.
Anybody have any updates on how Joe is doing?
Thank you for putting together a whole series on the art of Violin making including talks on physics and the bass bar.