PIPE: a breath controlled dynamic FX processor #synth #sound #Synthesizers #electronicmusic

SOMA Laboratory, known for their synth products has come out with the PIPE:

PIPE is a voice / breath / mouth-controlled dynamic FX processor and synthesizer. It turns your voice into a powerful FX / beat / lead / soundscape synthesizer and it offers unprecedented levels of vocal processing, truly expanding the traditional boundaries of singing. Conventional singing with lyrics is also possible, and you can use the FX to add live modulations to your vocal performance.

The PIPE has 12 different algorithms: ORPHEUS, FILTERRA, SYNTH, REVERB, MADELAY, PULSE, BASSDRUM (three versions), OCTAVA, GENERATOR, HARCHO!

The PIPE consists of the handheld part and a small break-out box with L R output jacks (1/4-inch) and DC IN for power. The handheld part and break-out box are connected by a single cable that contains both output channels and DC power.

The handheld part consists of the contact vocal mic (connected by a standard 1/4-inch jack), electronic components and the controls. You can easily attach a cable extension to the mic which opens up many more options. Attach it to a stand, or put it inside of or on the surface of acoustic instruments such as drums, guitars, trumpets etc. Also, you can use the mic in jack as external in and use the PIPE to process any signals you want.

Here is a full video demo for the PIPE:

And a demo for four additional algorithms:

See the full details here.

Are you intrigued about using your voice or breath to control a synth? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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