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SoundbrennerBy Soundbrenner
First created
SoundbrennerBy Soundbrenner
First created
$315,188
pledged of $50,000pledged of $50,000 goal
1,643
backers
31days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, November 16 2018 1:01 PM UTC +00:00.

About

Soundbrenner Core: The 4-in-1 Smart Music Tool

What is the Soundbrenner Core?

The Soundbrenner Core, the 4-in-1 Smart Music Tool, brings all your most essential music tools in a premium wearable. It serves as your everyday watch plus a Vibrating Metronome, Magnetic Twist Tuner, and a Decibel Meter. The Core will allow you to focus on what matters; your music.   

All your music tools on your wrist 

Focus on what matters; your music

With the Soundbrenner Core, you’ll always be ready to make it count, be it practice or performance. The Core is a tool that gets out of the way instead of in the way. 

The musician's swissknife

The Core comes with an unbeatable range of tools and features that you can easily access right from your wrist.  

Made for the modern musician

The pros love it!

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Choose between two premium models

The Core comes in two premium models, both carrying two distinctively different looks but hold the same tools and features. The Core, made of high-quality polycarbonate and aluminum, and the Core Steel in the material most favored by traditional watchmakers; stainless steel and leather.

Soundbrenner Core

 Soundbrenner Core Steel

Co-Creators Edition - made especially for you

Everyone that pre-orders their Soundbrenner Core through our Kickstarter campaign will receive a very special gift - The Co-Creator Special Edition. It features a special engraving on the back of your Soundbrenner Core. We wanted to give something back because what you're doing right now, is just that; unique. Thank you for your support!

A full lineup of new and exciting accessories 

We're also launching a brand new line of accessories so you can wear the Core the way you want. With a wide array of interchangeable watch straps, you can now easily switch up your style. Choose between the midnight black silicone, the colored woven nylon bands or the premium Italian leather strap.

Practice, Performance or Everyday Life

Being a watch as well as your most essential music tools, the Core will be with you at all times. It will have you covered for all situations, be it practice, performance or just everyday life.

Control all your tools from your wrist

The Soundbrenner Core in short: 

                                                                        

Read More About Our Tools In Detail

VIBRATING METRONOME

The Core features our world-class vibrating metronome loved by professional musicians all around the world. Get rid of the intrusive click metronome and feel the beat. Through the capacitive touch sensor, you can just tap the beat and/or customize your BPM, time signatures, subdivisions and more.

Become one with the beat and internalize your rhythm through the super powerful vibrations. Free your ears and get rid of your audio click.

The one-size fit most body strap, included in every package, lets you position the Core on your arm, leg, chest, and shoulder. Feel the beat where it suits you the best.

Connect the entire band and play tighter than ever before through our Multi-Sync feature. Connect up to five devices or ten through Ableton Link.

Control the most versatile metronome from the convenience of your wrist. Tap your BPM, set subdivisions, accents, time signatures and more.

Make music practice part of your everyday life and practice on the go with our new rhythm coach. The Core will start with your selected beat, go silent and it's up to you to continue tapping along until you receive your final score.

Perfect for recording, editing, producing and live performances!

You'll no longer have the need for other apps or binders. Create, access and play your performance setlist right from the Core. Easy to do and immediately accessible with a few simple taps.

MAGNETIC TWIST TUNER

The Core features a chromatic contact tuner that attaches to your instrument’s tuning pegs via its magnetic port (guitar, bass guitar, violin, and ukelele). A built-in Piezo mic detects micro-vibrations from the strings and guides the user to the correct note.

Just simply twist it off counterclockwise, attach it to the tuning pegs of your guitar and have yourself a reliable and accurate tuning for the best sound.

The Core delivers top precision and accurate tuning when you need it. Tune your guitar, bass guitar, ukelele and violin.  

The Core allows you to tune in every situation through our built-in Piezo Mic. No matter how loud, or dark, you'll never have to worry that your instrument is out of tune.

DECIBEL METER

Take care of your most important music tool; your ears. Musicians are four times more likely to suffer from hearing damage. Enjoy music responsibly and knowingly with The Core. The Core will stay vigilant and listen for you, adding an extra layer of defense in making sure that you can enjoy music forever.

The Soundbrenner Core adds a second line of defense. The first step to protecting your ears is awareness; let the Core listen for you.

The Core will alert you and make you aware of when you surpass decibel levels that might be harmful to your hearing. 

 WATCH

Being both your everyday watch and your most essential music tools, you’ll be able to bring all of these at the convenience of your wrist.

 With up to 3 days of battery life, you can check the time, set alarms, get push notifications and never be late for any gig or rehearsals.

With over 5 different watch straps to choose from, you can easily switch to the strap to match your style. 

THE METRONOME BY SOUNDBRENNER

The Core seamlessly integrates to Soundbrenner’s metronome app, giving musicians greater ability for advanced customizations. The app is used by over 320,000 musicians every month and ranked as the highest rated metronome app for both iOS and Android.

 Rewards & Special Offers

ADD-ONS FOR YOUR SOUNDBRENNER CORE

Choose from our Add-on items and add to your pre-order. Simply pick the desired items, summarize the total amount and pledge that amount under your reward. 

Pre-order your Soundbrenner Core Now

Watch the video below to see how you can pre-order and add additional add-on items to your pledge.

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Specifications

 Global shipping

We’ve tried our very best to keep shipping rates as low as possible and these are based on which country you live in. The rates for each country becomes visible when you choose a reward (top, right-hand side) and then select the desired country to where you want the units shipped. For simplicity, we’ll keep the rates the same, no matter the number of units you pre-order.

Please notice that Soundbrenner’s Kickstarter shipping rates include import duties, VAT and/or other taxes for shipments to US and EU countries only. Other countries may be subject to local import duties.

Our Story

 At Soundbrenner we’re looking to solve universal problems of musicians, by applying design, technology and human ingenuity. We combine hardware and software into integrated solutions that offer a beautiful user experience. Solutions that are not gadgets or toys, but music tools designed for all musicians who are serious about improving. 

Our first product was the Soundbrenner Pulse, a smart vibrating metronome that allows you to literally feel the beat. It works hand in hand with our metronome mobile app, that is already loved by millions of musicians around the world. 

Our second, The Soundbrenner Core, has been co-developed with our community of engaged musicians, amateurs and professionals alike. We firmly believe success is earned and not given, so we celebrate those musicians who are on the journey to musical greatness, and we inspire musicians to reach for it. 

We're Soundbrenner and we bring technology, great design and inspiration to every musician on the planet, to help them master their craft.

Thank You!

Soundbrenner is a company founded by musicians, for musicians. Without the support from our community and fellow musicians, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Since our inception our community has been fundamental to our road forward; we solve their problems through design, technology, and human ingenuity. 

Your feedback is our fuel so thank you for that, thank you for raising your voice and allowing our products to help you master your craft.

Timeline

A special thanks to our collaborators who helped us make this happen!

 
 

Risks and challenges

We started our journey four years ago through crowdfunding so this will not be our first time around the block. We’ve now manufactured and sold over 60 000 of our first wearable; the Soundbrenner Pulse, the world’s first smart vibrating metronome. Over the course of the years we’ve always safeguarded what’s most precious to us; our customers. We always make sure to promise what we can deliver, from product expectations to shipping times. For the Soundbrenner Core we expect an on-time delivery and we’re right where we want to be.

However one thing that we’ve learned is that no matter how hard you try, and we’ve tried very hard (take a look at our reviews), things can always go a bit astray. If that would happen, you can expect the full support and transparency from the Soundbrenner team.

Supply Chain risk:
As a company that firmly believes in making top-of-the-line software and hardware for musicians, we do not take the quality of our products lightly. Our concept, design and specifications are all confirmed and our engineering team, set up in Hong Kong, are just 1 hour away from our high quality and reliable suppliers. Our team has a daily presence and oversight during production and we ourselves take responsibility for the final product. Our dedicated software team based out of Berlin, are constantly pushing out new software updates - always improving, testing, validating, shipping, and iterating code on a daily basis.

Logistics risk:
Global shipping and warehousing logistics are always a challenge. However, we do this on a daily basis so we’re pretty good at this. Today, we’re already shipping worldwide with distribution hubs on three continents. Unlikely, but shipping times are always susceptible to weather, port congestion, and other uncontrollable factors.

Sometimes, events occur that you have no possible control over. It’s possible that a typhoon enters the picture, a volcano decides to go active or other such things that we can’t control. Life takes unexpected turns. But whatever happens, we’ll find a way out together and we’ll provide frequent updates around your Soundbrenner Core.

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