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Orba - A musical instrument designed for your hands

A project in Nashville, TN by Artiphon

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A portable synth, looper, and MIDI controller that lets you create songs in seconds.
Backers: 12375
Average Pledge Per Backer: $117

Funded: $1,441,968 of $50,000
Dates: Nov 25th -> Jan 13th (49 days)
Project By: Artiphon
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Latest News

The Artiphon Orba is a Band in Your Hand that Just Raised $1.4M on Kickstarter

January 16th - via:
Orba is a $99 portable synthesizer, looper, and MIDI controller that fits in the palm of your hand. Its minimalist design looks like the hybrid between a gaming controller and a bowl of miso soup, and its feather-touch sensitivity translates gestures from fingers and hand movements directly into music. (Read More)

Crowdfunded hardware startups are breathing fresh life into music making

January 15th - via:
Last week at CES, the fine folks at Kickstarter introduced me to the founders of a trio of crowdfunding companies that fit the bill to some degree. (Read More)

Our new “Orba: First Impressions” series goes live, and we’re headed to CES and NAMM

January 4th - via:
Greetings, and welcome to the year of the Orba! As the Kickstarter enters the home stretch we have a bunch of new videos, as well as some announcements about CES and NAMM trade shows. If you’re new here, welcome to the party! 🥳 There’s a lot... (Read More)

Introducing Orba: First Impressions – The Phronetic

December 31st - via:
Hello Backers, We’re pleased to introduce Orba: First Impressions – a series of unrehearsed, candid reactions of people encountering Orba for the first time. Our first episode features The Phronetic. He’s a talented producer, beatmaker, and... (Read More)

Engadget’s Early Review, A New Reward Tier, and Orbacam

December 20th - via:
Hello to all 5,000+ backers! For those of you just joining us, welcome to the Orbaverse! In this update we have fresh tech press, a new reward tier, artist videos, and more. The tech news site Engadget invited us to their New York offices for a... (Read More)

Orba is a tiny, fun and surprisingly expressive instrument

December 19th - via:
I am simultaneously deeply fascinated by and deeply skeptical of strange niche instruments. As fun as a classic Stylophone is, for instance, it's pretty tricky to make decent-sounding music with. Even quirky controllers like Roli Blocks have a hard time finding a foothold in my life. But I still can't resist their allure. So of course when I heard about Orba, the new instrument from Artiphon, I had to check it out (Read More)

A new demo video, a two-Orba duo, a referral program, and Grammy-winner !llmind

December 10th - via:
 Greetings, backers! Thanks for all the amazing support and for sharing Orba with your friends and family. We have some updates for you as the campaign rolls ahead. Here goes... We made a new video that gives a closer look at Orba’s gestures,... (Read More)

You’re amazing!

November 26th - via:
Thanks to all of you, the Orba campaign is off to an incredible start! It’s simply awesome to see such a warm reaction from backers all over the world, and special thanks to the many INSTRUMENT 1 backers who also pledged. There’s so much we want... (Read More)

WMG-backed Artiphon launches Kickstarter for Orba instrument

November 26th - via:
Orba is described as “a musical instrument designed for your hands”. (Read More)

Artiphon launches a Kickstarter campaign for its new musical device Orba

November 25th - via:
Artiphon, the startup that previously raised more than $1 million on Kickstarter for a device called the Instrument 1, has launched a new campaign for its latest invention, Orba. (Read More)

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