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Saxopedia - A Sax/Harp Cross-breed with Mogees

Reader saxopedia hooked up a Mogees sensor to his sax to develop a seriously wild new way of playing! He plucks the sax like a harp for some very cool results. This is inspiring. I'd love to see someone take this idea and go full Neukölln on it.

Video Description:

This is what you can get when you apply a Mogees sensor to an alto sax. (Audio is low quality, being taken directly from the ipad mic.)

Update: I just got an email with some more details behind this setup!

Incidentally, I forgot to mention the usual tech details, in case you want to update the description:

· The Mogees mic is located on the rear of the sax, I found it’s the best place to catch most noises coming from both the sax keys and my claps on the sax bell.
· The reverb on the sax is obtained using VoiceLive running on an iPad Air 1st gen, which is connected to an IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD
· The Mogees app runs on an iPhone behind my back, not visible in the video, but could have run on the same ipad, of course
· At about half way of the performance I start Alchemy to produce a very simple pad-like sound

You might want to have a look at http://www.saxopedia.com, my web site devoted to saxophone. It probably has the largest collection (3000+) of transcribed sax, trumpet, guitar and piano solos you can find on the internet. I haven’t updated it in 2.5 years, but it is still quite useful for many musicians. I also started a section about iOS music apps, but I later decided to let it go and focus on other stuff.

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