The Bagpipes – Woodwind Instruments

Bagpipes are a type of woodwind instrument that uses enclosed reeds fed by a constant reservoir of air. The latter resides in a bag. Its roots trace back to antiquity. Herdsmen had the requisite tools on hand: goat or sheep skin and a reed pipe. That’s why the...

The Accordion – Keyboard Instruments

The accordion operates by air pressure and belongs to the aerophone family. Its origins are a source of debate among scholars. Many people credit C. Friedrich L. Buschmann as the accordion’s inventor, while others credit Cyril Demian of Vienna. The latter...

The Orphica – Keyboard Instruments

The orphica is a portable forte-piano instrument originally built in the 18th century. One could consider it a crossbreed between piano and guitar since it can be held on a shoulder strap. This instrument boasts the title as the forerunner of the modern keytar. Carl...
Lumit’s Summer NAMM 2016 Recap

Lumit’s Summer NAMM 2016 Recap

THANKS FOR SHARING NAMM WITH US! Last weekend Lumit got the incredible opportunity to show our DAW at Summer NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants trade show. We met so many inspiring companies with exciting new ideas, and some friendly faces we’ll...
Make Music Day

Make Music Day

  Make Music Day is a day of public music entertainment and immersion sponsored by the National Association of Music Merchants, or NAMM. Inspired by the Fête de la Musique in France, over 700 cities in over 120 countries have joined the celebration, which is on...