Speed Playing The Stylophone

US Ingenious method for rapid retriggers      13/03/22

The Stylophone from Dubreq has been around since the 1970s, featuring a stylus and touch plate to trigger sounds. Here it is being used in a supremely innovative way by Oliver Street, to trigger exceptionally quick notes using a flick of the fingers - a technique not too distant from techniques used for button-bashing video games. In the video he plays Pulp Fiction's 'Misirlou' theme song, and I fancy the Lost In Space Theme by Apollo 440 would also be ripe for reproduction.

A video of his from a few months back garnered some serious views:

More videos from Oliver Street: https://www.youtube.com/www.youtube.com/c/OliverStreet/

Here's the Dubreq website for all your Stylophone needs: https://dubreq.com/

What other songs do you think could use this technique? 

 

About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.


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