Infinity

The E-Whammy

There’s a reason why Thor does not have a whammy bar. The plan from the start is to incorporate an electronic whammy bar, instead of the traditional mechanical vibrato. We use the term vibrato instead of tremolo. The term Tremolo is actually a misnomer. Tremolo deals with change in volume, while vibrato deals with change in …

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Thor: Sonic Envelopes

Here are some audio snippets demonstrating the capabilities of Thor and the Infinity system. These short audio clips provide a glimpse into the possibilities that multichannel sustain and processing allow.

This is the first of a 2-part series. Each audio sample is recorded using only the Thor Infinity guitar. There are no other instruments. No synths, no drums, no bass. There are no overdubs, although there are a few takes and comps here and there. I explain the processing involved for each audio sample.

We Are Ready!

I am a craftsman and an artist, above everything else. After more than a decade’s worth of research and development, I am delighted to announce that my masterpiece Thor — a carbon fiber and hardwood hybrid concept guitar with cutting-edge electronics and infinite multichannel sustain — is now raring to reach you. Thor is now officially available for pre-orders.

Are You Ready for This?

Presenting Thor 2.5 Infinite multichannel (polyphonic) sustain Multichannel output Roland GK ready Control voltage to MIDI Modular, upgradable, future proof, hacker friendly Carbon-Fiber / Hardwood hybrid Balanced weight distribution (center of mass at the 22-24th fret) 9-layer bolt-on neck, Maple / Carbon Fiber, Aluminum truss rod Resonant, semi-acoustic, Carbon-Fiber body Smooth neck-body joint, no visible …

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Infinity Project: White Paper

Watch this Space. After many years in development, I am about to release Thor— A very specialized concept guitar made from carbon fiber and traditional tone wood, with multichannel audio capabilities and infinite multichannel (polyphonic) sustain. Before anything else, let me present the Infinity Project white paper: https://www.cycfi.com/assets/Infinity-Project.pdf. This paper explains the motivations behind the …

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Valkyrie

Thor, introduced last year, is my masterpiece. Following Thor, I proudly announce Valkyrie. It shares the electronics of Thor, but avoiding the more expensive Carbon Fiber construction. It took us months to refine Valkyrie. There’s a story behind Valkyrie x001 I’d like to share later.