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Magnetovore Inventor Building New Theremin


David Levi, founder of Magnetovore and the inventor of the magnetic cello of the same name, is hard at work on a new theremin design.  His goal is to create a more playable theremin that will bring more musicians to the theremin community.  We're all for that!

Designing any new theremin is no simple feat, as our electronics savvy readers can attest.  Designing it to be a viable product and a playable instrument is even harder! 

That's why Levi is looking for input from the greater theremin community as to what features and characteristics they would like to see in a new model.  To gather information, they've launched a survey on their site and are asking all interested musicians and theremin builders to participate.  It's a short form with an option to leave your personal contact information if you'd like to be contacted for further discussions.

Personally, I would love to see a new professional grade theremin on the market.  Since the Etherwave Pro went out of production, there have been few viable choices.  Some have found used 'Pros for sale second hand, and others have returned to the Etherwave Standard or other models after their 'Pros were damaged beyond repair. 

We wish Levi and Magnetovore all the best in their project and sincerely hope they come up with a new high quality instrument that will stand the test of time.

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