The T-Stick Digital Musical Instrument.
The T-Stick is a DMI conceived by Joseph Malloch and D. Andrew Stewart at the Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory (IDMIL) at McGill University. It has been in development since 2006, has a relatively long history for a DMI, has multiple versions, several expert performers, and has an associated repertoire. More than 20 copies have been built unintended for commercial use. Nevertheless, it has been adopted by expert performers and composers as part of their musical practice including D. Andrew Stewart (Soprano user) and Fernando Rocha (Tenor user). It has appeared in dozens of public appearances in countries such as Canada, USA, Brazil, Italy, Norway, and Portugal.
T-Stick connection guide – v1.0 for wireless T-Sticks (model 2GW-19X)
Sopranino 2GW-181. Specification Sheet: Specs-Sopranino-2GW-181
For all related documentation of the 9 T-Sticks available at the IDMIL (software, schematics, specs) go to: https://github.com/IDMIL/TStick
For more information see old project webpage at http://www.idmil.org/projects/the_t-stick.
D. Andrew Stewart – https://blogs.ulethbridge.ca/andrewstewart/tstick/.
- Nieva, A., Wang, J., Malloch, J., Wanderley, M.M. (2018). The T-Stick: Maintaining a 12 year-old digital musical instrument. In New Interfaces for Musical Expression (pp. 198–199). Blacksburg, Virginia.
- Malloch, J., Wanderley, M.M. (2007). The T-Stick : From Musical Interface to Musical Instrument. In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (pp. 66--69). New York City, NY, United States.
- Meneses, E.A.L., Fukuda, T., Wanderley, M.M. (2020). Expanding and Embedding a High-level Gesture Vocabulary for the Digital and Augmented Musical Instruments. In Proc. of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII). Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Calegario, F., Wanderley, M., Tragtenberg, J., Wang, J., Sullivan, J., Meneses, E., Franco, I., Kirkegaard, M., Bredholt, M., Rohs, J. (2020). Probatio 1.0: collaborative development of a toolkit for functional DMI prototypes. In Proc. of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) (pp. 6). Birmingham, UK.
Still Life: Eviction for soprano t-stick by D. Andrew Stewart
GuitarAMI + T-Stick Sopranino: