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Crowdfunding

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We often get asked questions regarding how to approach a crowdfunding campaign. There are so many great guides out there we don’t think it is worth writing another, but here are important points from our experience: Test whether your campaign content (video, description, images) can convert visitors into backers. Conventional products ‘with a cool twist’ (eg Pebble and the ‘tech esky’) can do really well on crowdfunding, but if your product…

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Kickstarter video musicians and content

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To help make it clearer what is happening in the kickstarter demo video we thought we would put some names to faces! Please follow the links to the artists pages, your ears will thank you :-). Introduction soundtrack: The second half of the video (2.12 to 4.17 mins) includes looped sections of ‘Silver Wheel’ (from the ‘Solar Driftwood’ album) by Australian band Cracked Actor. Video musicians: The video musicians used the…

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Musician composition and practice time

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Each performer in the Kickstarter video was asked to estimate roughly how much total time they spent familiarising themselves with the AUUG Motion Synth as well as composing and practicing their musical part: Samuel David Graeme: 45 min Sonya Vaikyl: 7 hours Eesha Hunjon: 45 mins Becki Whitton: 3 hrs Adam Cook: 20 hrs in total and 5-10 hrs on part

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Vocal Harmony and Effects

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Vocal harmonies: Two vocal harmony examples were shown in the demo video footage: Voicelive Touch 2; Microphone input to a Voicelive Touch 2 unit (TC Helicon) with note, volume, and oscillator effects controlled by the AUUG motion synth (via iRig MIDI cable) - 1.32 to 1.45 mins in demo video. (2) Harmony Voice app; Via an iRig Pre, a microphone was plugged into an iphone 5 (within the AUUG grip)...
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Auug Demo Video Description

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Examples of use (as demonstrated in first half of our Kickstarter video): Use motion and touch to expressively play an iOS synth app. Demo video examples: (1) Animoog – 0.00 to 0.21 mins, (2) Magellan Jnr – 0.22 to 0.33 mins. Use motion and touch to wirelessly control software on a laptop. Demo video examples: (1) AUUG ‘videoscrub’ software running on a macbook pro and rear projected onto screen –…

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