The Tenorion is an instrument designed by Toshio Iwai, the creater of Electroplankton – a game for Nintendo DS where you use animated plankton to create music. The instrument includes a sequencer with 16×16 buttons where you can manipulate pitch, lenght and loops. It also has a built in synth and sampler. The most famous artist to use this device is Little Boots.
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