SOMA, makers of the LYRA-8 and LYRA-4 organismic synthesizers, has announced the PIPE, a voice / breath / mouth-controlled dynamic FX processor and synthesizer. They tell us that it turns your voice into a powerful FX / beat / lead / soundscapes synthesizer and it offers unprecedented levels of vocal processing, really transforming the possibilities of singing. Here's the details direct from SOMA:
Currently, the PIPE has 8 different algorithms: ORPHEUS, FILTERRA, REVERB, PULSE, BASSDRUM, OCTAVA, GENERATOR, HARCHO! Serial production version will contain 12 algorithms. Additional algorithms will be added soon.
The PIPE consists of the handheld part and small commutation box with L R output jacks (6.3 mm) and DC IN. The handheld part and commutation box connected by a single cable which contains output channels and DC power.
The handheld part consists of the contact vocal mic connected by a usual 6.3mm TRS jack and the box with electronic part and controls. You can easily connect the mic via a cable extension that allows to attach it to a stand or put inside or on a surface of any acoustic instruments like drums, guitar, trumpet etc. Also, you can use the mic in jack as external in and process by the PIPE any signals you want.
The PIPE will be available in white and black versions.
Pricing and Availability:
No-deposit pre-orders are being taken - estimated net price is 400-450 euros.
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