Klang's In-Ear Monitors Replicate Physical Instruments in Sonic Space

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Jan 25, 2015
References: klang & gizmag
The Klang in-ear monitors could be a blessing for gigging musicians who'd like to be able to hear their instrument and the rest of their band at safe and comfortable volume levels. Musicians often use headphones for this purpose, but this can isolate you from what else is going on around you on stage. This is where Klang's in-ears come in.

This gadget can track up to eight musicians real-time and alter everyone's stereo in-ear mix so that instruments move around in stereo space depending on where the actual physical instrument is.

This means that if your band's attention-hungry lead guitarist decides to run across the stage during a song, you can hear him moving in your mix. If you decide to turn and face the bass player to better appreciate his mad slapping and popping chops, he will appear front and center in your mix. It's a pretty fascinating concept that could elevate the stage experience.

Far from a gimmick, this 3D monitoring system will help musicians get into the moment on stage and enable them to react naturally to the music and other stage goings-on.