New Album — "TUNE"
Hello, Nautilauta backers! I am happy to announce the release this week of “TUNE: Near East/Far West Fusion,” my first “micro-album” (6 pieces, about 22 minutes), which is also the... Read more
I'm just writing to let you know that the promotional video for the Nautilauta that I've been working on with Daniel Cossu of Cinetrax is finished and has... Read more
New Video: Dulab Dashti
I have been slowly putting together a promotional video for the Nautilauta, but it's taking so long and several of you have asked to hear more of it,... Read more
Nautilauta Prototype Finished!
I am happy to announce that the first Nautilauta is finished and was delivered today... and that it sounds pretty amazing! A big, clear, resonant sound, and all those frets... Read more
The First Nautilauta Exists!
Well, folks, many thanks to you, the first Nautilauta has been finished by our luthier Josh Humphrey! Here are the photos he sent me today (just needs the K and K... Read more
Soooon... and new photos
Josh is even now gluing the back onto the instrument — he's just sent me these new photos along with the news that...
"...binding, fretboard and bridge are... Read more
New Photos + Brief Video
Hi again! Just writing to show off these 3 new photos of the instrument's construction, and this short video of Josh shaping the neck. Won't be long, now!
Dear Nautilauta pioneers,
I’m writing to report a slight delay in the delivery date of the first Nautilauta; we had been shooting for May 15 but our luthier Josh... Read more
Nautilauta Construction Photos
Howdy, Nautilauta Enthusiasts!
I’m writing to share some photos and a brief video that our luthier Josh Humphrey has recently sent me – see them here on the Nautilauta’s own... Read more
Hi again! So, those of you who are receiving a PDF copy of my dissertation as a reward will have received an invitation to get it from my Drop Box.... Read more
Après le funding, les REWARDS!
Well Folks, the Nautilauta Kickstarter project is officially successfully completed! Of course this is thanks to none other than YOU, yourselves, and I am HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY to garland you... Read more
Hi everyone — just writing to let you all know that the Nautilauta has reached its $3,600 goal and WILL BE BUILT!
Many thanks to each of you — I... Read more
5 Days Left!
Hello, Nautilauta Champions! I’m writing to share the details of our progress funding this fine project — as you can see from the Nautilauta home page, we are 60% funded... Read more
What do all these musics sound like?
Since not everyone is familiar with all of the different kinds of music I hope will be played on the Nautilauta, I wanted to put up some links to... Read more
Hi! Some of you have been wondering what Just Intonation ratios I am using for the frets, and how I am interpreting them in terms of the music theories of... Read more