First, because words can only do so much, watch this:
Color me impressed. (Sorry). Experimental guitar virtuoso Kaki King casts light projections onto her Ovation Adamas 1581-KK electric guitar to recreate synesthesia as a live experience. Her 2015 album release, The Neck is a Bridge to the Body, was meant to be seen specifically in this format. Glowing Pictures, best known for their multimedia work with David Byrne and Brian Eno, Animal Collective, and the Beastie Boys, co-produced this visual experience.
The guitar itself is vastly interesting, partly because King designed it herself in collaboration with the Adamas R&D team. For musician types, Ovation Guitars’ description of the instrument should make sense: “