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Imogen Heap’s magical music gloves make for handmade beats


Mi.Mu gloves imbue their wearers with wizard-like musical powers.

(Credit score: Mi.Mu)

Grammy-profitable British artist Imogen Heap says she’s all the time been a bit pissed off via no longer being in a position to navigate computer systems and mixing boards with the similar fluidity different musicians can play extra conventional contraptions. To remedy this, she’s “joined forces with the nerd underworld, growing musical gloves the use of new sensor know-how permitting me to compose and operate song with computer systems in an intuitive method.”

We first reported on the gloves back in 2011 when Heap debuted them at a TED convention. Now, the artist and her group of engineers and scientists are looking for funding for their “Mi.Mu gloves” thru a Kickstarter campaign searching for to carry £200,000 (about $330,000 USD) to convey the expertise to the lots.

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