Among all the synth release violence of NAMM 2019 stood out something special. The Soma PIPE is a synthesizer you control with your mouth. It can process your singing or beatboxing into a wild music performance.
The PIPE is a creation by Vlad Kreimer from Russia. Not very good at singing he decided to turn his voice into a lead instrument using a dynamic contact mic and some custom FX processing. This turned into the Soma PIPE instrument which he is now selling on his boutique musical instrument website.
Soma PIPE Features
- Great for beatboxing, singing and vocal processing
- Contains a dynamic contact mic, components and controls
- 12 Algorithms: ORPHEUS, FILTERRA, SYNTH, REVERB, MADELAY, PULSE, BASSDRUM (three versions), OCTAVA, GENERATOR, HARCHO
- Weight: 840g
And now for some demonstration videos:
Outside at NAMM 2019
Pricing and availability
The Soma PIPE seems like an ideal instrument for a novel music act that wants to experiment with wild vocal processing or beatboxing.
Due to the high demand after NAMM you can send in your pre-order (via e-mail) on the website below. The PIPE will cost you around five hundred bucks at the time of writing.
Intrigued by the PIPE? Check out our overview of fun music gadgets here