Introducing our new model - GUDA Neo. In the production of this model, we have taken into account more than three years experience in the production of the steel tongue drums, as well as the wishes of our customers. We decided to take the best of our models Guda Standard, Guda Plus and Freezbee, and bring it to our new model Guda Neo. Furthermore, this model is not a compromise between Guda Standard and Freezbee - it has completely own sound and character.
The main motivation for the creation of Guda Neo was the idea to make a tongue drum that would have a more comfortable geometry, but will kept all the benefits of full-size models.
We also set a goal to expand the audible range, thereby not only improving the sound of the instrument, but also to make it more versatile - range extension allows you to operate a larger number of interesting scales in different keys). Freezbee, our compact "camp" model began to enjoy increasing demand, largely due to its size, lightness and unpretentiousness. So we decided to make the new model more compact, but not at the expense of volume and sound. For this, we used a new shape and steel. Like all other models Guda Neo made of stainless steel by default, but unlike the models Standard and Plus, we use a thicker and stainless high strength steel. New model is available in two varieties - Neo 8 (8 notes) and Neo 9 (9 notes).
Main features of GUDA Neo
- More compact sizes, 43 in diameter (16,8 ") allows to place the instrument more comfortably on your laps, This also gives better access to all tongues while playing;
- The convex shape of the hemispheres affects the sound positively giving it the necessary volume and color;
- New, more expensive quality stainless steel. It is thicker and even harder than the previous one. Taking a thicker steel, we were able to achieve better sustain, volume, sound clarity. Also new steel holds the tuning extremely well and keeps it for a long time
- Expanded range of tones. Guda Neo could be tuned in the range of D3 to E5 (the range could be even wider on some scales) and this gives the opportunity to use more scales in different keys. New scales for Neo are available, find more info here;
- Using the new steel also allows to get bright high notes and a crisp, tight bass.
Like the older models of GUDA, our new model GUDA Neo is equipped with bags and rope decorations. Look for updates on our website and Youtube channel, the latest videos and photos with the new model will appear in the nearest future. Also, there are promotional offers until the end of March for GUDA Neo model - do not miss your chance to buy a new product with a good discount