Kalimbas: creating computer-assisted music

If you're looking to create computer music, then you've come to the right place. We're here to help you choose the perfect kalimba for your project.

Kalimbas are a type of classical wind instrument that produce a melodious, melancholy sound thanks to metal plates attached to a frame. The melody is produced by sliding a thumb over the plates, producing a series of notes in which you can create wonderful tunes.

But how do you produce computer-assisted music from a kalimba?

Well, the first step is to choose your kalimba. You can find them at The Kalimba, with a variety of models ranging from 8-plate wooden kalimbas to 17-plate metal kalimbas. Most kalimba models come with a pedal, which can be very useful when you want to create loops.

Once you've chosen your kalimba, you may want to get a reverberator, a speaker unit that gives your melodies a cavernous resonance. If you don't want to buy a reverberator, don't forget that there are also a large number of software plug-ins that can produce similar effects.

It's also important to invest in a good microphone when playing the kalimba with a computer. This can be very practical, as the microphone allows you to capture the sound of your instrument in optimum quality and connect it directly to your computer.

Finally, you also need to choose a computer music program. There are many software programs available that will enable you to create unique and memorable melodies while playing your kalimba. Make sure you understand the software and its features before you start.

That's all there is to it! Now you're ready to create magical kalimba music, with or without a computer. What's more, keep smiling 🤩because you never know where this terribly exciting musical journey might take you! Good luck 🤞 finding your kalimba on The Kalimba and have fun 🎉!