Instrument 1 Makes Me Want to Get Back Into Music | Tech |

At first glance, Instrument 1 looks like a controller for some off-brand Guitar Hero clone. For their first product, the makers at music technology company Artiphon said they did look at those peripherals for inspiration. But this smart instrument, the “most funded musical gadget in Kickstarter history,” is actually about democratizing the joys of composing music, not just mechanically imitating it.