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“Now a handful of musicians are pioneering the adoption of touchscreen interfaces to execute something more complicated than ATM transactions: Light shows coordinated with music mixes. As digital piracy cuts into CD sales, live concerts have increased in importance for big-ticket musicians. And in an era of overstimulation, a stage and a mic just don’t cut it anymore.”

More Info and Videos after the jumpEnter the JazzMutant Lemur, a Star-Trek-like device that looks as if it was designed at MIT’s Media Lab. The multitouch device controls sequencers, synthesizers, virtual instruments, and lights, giving musicians an absurd amount of control in the form of a little rectangle.