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This Video Review Of Haken Continuum Fingerboard Shows Just How Unique An Instrument It is
Rounik Sethi on Mon, February 26th | 0 comments
Complex synthesizer? Check. Expressive controller? Check. Continuous playing surface? Check. The Haken Continuum Fingerboard is a synth like no other. This review explores what makes it so special.

He's back again with another stellar music gear video review. This time Loopop tackles the rather expensive (and rather awesome) Haken Continuum Fingerboard. An instrument / controller like no other.

Here's what Loopop says about his review of the Haken Continuum Fingerboard:

The Haken Continuum Fingerboard is a combination of an extremely sensitive surface and and powerful and complex synthesizer, tailor made to take advantage of its expressive sensors. The Continuum has been refined over the past few decades by Lippold Haken, and includes an on-board synthesizer called the EaganMatrix - created by musician and sound designer Edmund Eagan. 

This review goes in depth into why the Continuum stands out as a unique instrument and the various ways it can be played. I also explain in detail how its internal synth is designed around using the surface gestures to impact sound design.

The EaganMatrix contains synthesis engines far beyond traditional subtractive and FM synths, and also includes various physical modeling and additive capabilities. Presets using those various engines are shown. 

Price: Half-size: $3390 / Full-size: $5290 USD.

Webhttp://www.hakenaudio.com/Continuum/hakenaudioovervg.html

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