So, what happened to all those kickstarter music instruments?

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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Why we support @instrumentsLab #kickstarter Musical Instrument

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, we think this will be a historic project.

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