10 musical instruments of the future – PSFK takes a look at both the analog and electronic categories to draw insights on what tomorrows instruments may resemble. (full article here)
It’ll be interesting to see how many of these instruments actually make it past the bedrooms of the niche experimental underground and into main stream music. Certainly the K-bow seems ready now, and instruments like Reactable, BeatBearing, and the Swarmatron (video above) give an added performance element to live electronic music as opposed to a guy/girl standing behind a Mac playing off Ableton. But I guess as they say, only time will tell.