Revealed earlier this month at the SIGGRAPH Conference in Vancouver, the flashy PocoPoco musical interface seems poised to bring a new level of tactile control to controllers. We reached out to one of the device’s designers, Takaharu Kanai from the IDEAA Lab team at Tokyo Metropolitan University, to get exclusive details on the device.
Sometimes I ask myself, what is the point of all this musical manipulation? How far should we take the exploration of music performance technology? Then someone manages to combine talent, expertise, and vision all in one amazing application that reminds you – oh thats why. Because you never know when something magical will emerge.