Kickstarter might be popular for videogame makers and tech startups to earn their stripes, but it’s also a fantastic place for musicians to show off their inventions, too – here are the top 10 musical curios to emerge victorious out of the crowd-funding scene
A portable arpeggiator, sequencer and synthesiser in one, giving you the power to easily create, save and perform melodies.
£130 | $200 | goo.gl/Oh9hrR
02. Roli Seaboard Rise
Rise offers advanced sound spectrums, intuitive touch interaction, gesture control, sensitivity and more.
£520 | $800 | goo.gl/7m5na3
Thought it’s only the size of an iPhone 6s Plus, Minim can control all kinds of musical software.
£84 | $130 | indiegogo.com/ projects/minim#/
Mogees enables you to turn anything into a musical instrument. It converts vibrations from objects and surfaces into tunes via an app.
£40 | $61 | mogees.co.uk
05. Clever Fox Tremolo Pedal
A tremolo guitar pedal that adds vintage sounds to your instrument. It’s designed to be as simple as possible.
£65 | $100 | danielmartindiaz.com
The ACPAD claims to be the world’s first wireless MIDI controller for acoustic guitars, sitting right on top of your instrument.
£156 | $240 | goo.gl/sY58dm
07. OWOW instruments
OWOW instruments are designed so that anyone can get creative with music, whether they can play a traditional instrument or not.
£35 | $54 | owow.io
08. Artiphon Instrument 1
It looks like a cut-down guitar, but it’s actually a digital device that can be a number of different instruments.
£292 | $449 | artiphon.com
09. AUUG Motion Synth
The AUUG Motion Synth sits on top of your iPhone or iPod touch and turns it into a motion-sensitive synthesiser.
£97 | $149 | auug.com
Offering “the fun of Guitar Hero combined with a real musical instrument”, it is ideal for beginners.
£25.99 | $39.95 | pianu.com