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This is the Dato DUO, an instrument for two. A gritty sounding synthesizer paired with a flashy sequencer. For kids aged 3 - 99 and up!
This is the Dato DUO, an instrument for two. A gritty sounding synthesizer paired with a flashy sequencer. For kids aged 3 - 99 and up!
This is the Dato DUO, an instrument for two. A gritty sounding synthesizer paired with a flashy sequencer. For kids aged 3 - 99 and up!
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August update: shipping the second batch

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Hi Backer,

It’s been a long time since our last update, but in this case no news means good news. So far, we have sent about 200 of 240 Dato DUO’s to Kickstarter backers. The parts for the next have arrived and we’re shipping DUO’s again!

We realize it’s a while since we sent out our backer surveys. If you haven’t received your DUO yet and have moved, please send us a message and we’ll make sure it gets sent to the right address. If you haven't completed your Backer Survey yet, please do so. We hope to be able to send all Kickstarter Dato DUO’s within the next few weeks.

Some of you have already been playing with the DUO and sharing it on social media. It’s great to see your videos of playing DUO with the kids, or even composing an entire song with just the sounds from a DUO!

Dato DUO song by Joeri Penasse 

 

With two making of videos here a link to the first one:

 

And Simon the Magpie posting a step by step (button by button) walktrough of all the functions on the DUO.

 

And the lovely kids of Paul Epworth 

 

And Joe Goddard:

 

And in Ace Waters’ Joy of Analog jam

 

Keep them coming, and please mention us or use the hashtag #DatoDUO so we can see what you posted. We’re @dato_mu on Twitter, @dato.mu on Instagram and datomusic on Facebook.

In other news: we’re proud to have three Dato DUO’s at Edinburgh’s FuturePlay Festival from the 3rd until the 26th of August. Sadly we will not be there ourselves but love to see how it turned out. For more information please go to their website.

 Cheers!

Toon & David

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