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Oddball – The drum machine crammed in a ball

A project in London, UK by Oddball Studios

Status: Active

Oddball is the ball that turns every surface into a sound
Backers: 1527
Average Daily Pledges: £5,725
Average Pledge Per Backer: £79

Funding: £120,235 of £30,000
Dates: Jul 25th -> Aug 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Oddball Studios
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Latest News

First three Stretch Goals Achieved

August 13th - via:
Hello Oddballers! We have made our first three stretch goals! This is super exciting this means that the first Oddballs will now have the added features... 1. Street and Desk setting: Sensitivity adjustment lets you choose the intensity range you... (Read More)

Stretch goals and cool bits

August 2nd - via:
Hey guys. So we are at the end of a very eventful and exciting week and the beginning of an equally exciting new one. Yesterday you helped us double our target which is amazing, we can't thank you enough. What are the Oddest colours?  So, we have... (Read More)

There’s a new Kickstarter for a bizarre drum machine

August 2nd - via:
We’ve come to know that synthesisers and drum machines come in all shapes and sizes so this campaign isn’t all too surprising, but it’s still super cool! A UK start-up has launched their Kickstarter for Oddball, a pressure sensitive drum machine inside a ball that can be thrown at any surface to make beats. It charges through usb and through an app on your phone allows you manipulate and modify beats using the ever useful bouncy ball. Through the app you can choose between different audio libraries, make loops and add effects and on top of that it’s made to be compatible with the popular DAWs. (Read More)

Planning to stretch it

July 27th - via:
Good afternoon to you from London!These last couple of days has been incredible for us. Full of enthusiasm, adrenaline and appreciation. We are very very thankful for the support, the energy, the ideas and the excitement you have showed us! It... (Read More)

Fully Funded And Feeling Loved

July 26th - via:
Hi Everyone, It's been a whirlwind but we managed to do it….we are fully funded in less than 24 hours. We’ve had tremendous support so far and have been featured by all these amazing places: -  - The fun doesn’t stop, we still have another 28... (Read More)

Thank you for your amazing support!

July 26th - via:
We are very grateful for the support received so far. To say thank you we have increased the early birds available to 400 units! Have a nicely ODD day!  (Read More)

Oddball is a drum machine you can bounce off walls to make beats

July 26th - via:
A UK startup has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a drum machine inside a bouncing ball that can be thrown at any surface to make beats. Oddball, which charges over USB, is really just a MIDI controller with a percussion trigger inside that connects to an app via Bluetooth. The ball itself is pressure sensitive, so the harder it bounces, the more intense the drum sound. (Read More)

Make Beats by Bouncing the Oddball Drum Machine

July 25th - via:
The Oddball is many clever entities, crammed into a palm-sized sphere. Part toy, part musical instrument and part tech device, this invention is a drum machine that can be bounced to make different sounds. (Read More)

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