We all need new gadgets and toys, or at least to window shop once in a while. In the Tech category of the Ledger Note Blog, you can find the coolest and strangest new gear on the scene that’ll make your friends, like, totally jelly.

The ScrubBoard Returns with Guitar Loops & Scratching!

Tuesday - Aug 30, 2016 Tech

The last time we visited Jeremy Bell & his ScrubBoard he was working on demoing the added rocker to his DJ scratching device from the retro-future. The ScrubBoard's Evolution Now, not only has he put together a more refined product, but he's stepped up his own ScrubBoard game!  Jeremy hit us up to tell us […]

Loopa - The World's First Vocal Looper Microphone

Friday - Apr 1, 2016 Tech

Sonuus, the guitar playing engineers that brought us their pitch-to-MIDI converters and pedals for guitars are revolutionizing the industry again.  Meet Loopa, the world's first looper microphone: Every good product solves a specific need and Loopa is no different. The Vocal Looper Conundrum Vocalists are unique among the world of musicians.  Their instrument is their […]

Music-Making Gadgets From the Future!

Tuesday - Mar 1, 2016 Tech

I know what you're thinking... "But are they really from the future?"  Yes, the answer is yes.  I would have included my time machine on this post but it unfortunately doesn't make music.  Just an annoying high-pitch buzzing sound before I quantum leap. Here are some that do make music: Korg Cliphit The Korg Cliphit […]

Minimalist Design & Titanium Electric Guitar

Thursday - Feb 25, 2016 Tech

That's right.  You read that correctly.  Check it: Gittler Instruments was at NAMM 2016 showing off their minimally designed, fully titanium electric guitar, pictured above. Their line-up of guitars, electric bass, upright bass, and violin are all described as: A striking minimalist design with rounded cylindrical and ergonomic features, the Gittler Guitar is manufactured entirely of 6AL-4V aircraft […]

The Scrub Board - DJ Scratching on Cassette Tapes

Monday - Jan 18, 2016 Tech

This is straight up gangsta.  *wicky wicky skerra* Jeremy Bell has been refining his personalized scratching device, called the Scrub Board (not to be confused with the wash board instrument), which allows him to perform disc jockey style scratching without records or a record player... So how does he get it done?  With audio cassette […]

ACPAD - The Wireless MIDI Controller for Acoustic Guitar

Wednesday - Jul 29, 2015 Tech

The fellas over at have painstakingly researched, developed, and manufactured a masterpiece.  The ACPAD is a wireless MIDI controller for acoustic guitar.  I suppose you could slap it on an electric too, but it do what it do. The ACPAD is slick.  Do you want to play back up chords while you rip out […]