OUR MANIFESTO

We ARE a team of musicians and tech lovers.

We WANT to blur the line between analog and digital worlds.

We BRING simplicity and instant pleasure to digital artists.

We CREATE intuitive and expressive instruments to enhance digital music playing.

We SELECT great materials and textures for a unique feeling of interaction.

We BELIEVE in durable and evolutionary processes.

We REINVENT the way digital music is played.

We ARE Joué

WHAT WE DO

Joué designs instruments for digital musicians who are looking for more intuitiveness, interaction, modularity and mobility in their playing. Joué products are smart, simple, durable, evolutionary and pleasant to use. Our products offer artists an unprecedented level of expression in digital music creation. Joué attaches a huge importance to the quality of materials, textures and design of its products. Whether you are an expert digital musician or blocked by the complexity of the art, Joué is pioneering ways to liberate your creative instinct.

WHO WE ARE

Pascal Joguet – CEO

Besides being a musician, Pascal is a serial entrepreneur and inventor of innovative products. He founded his first company 15 years ago (JazzMutant) where he developed its first musical product the Lemur the legendary multitouch controller. Since then, he built solid experience in startup management, technology business development and industrial product development. Pascal is also the author of many patents covering multitouch technologies and human machine interaction. Today, Pascal leads the Joué project.

Arnaud Rousset – COO

Arnaud spent 10 years as product designer for renowned consumer electronic companies before entering the startup world. He brings hardware expertise and technology enthusiasm to manage innovative projects from the definition to industrialization. Bringing together personal passion for music and an addiction to technology, Arnaud took part in Joué’s creation to develop new intuitive and expressive instruments.

Guillaume Martin – Electronic & Software Manager

Guillaume is an expert in embedded firmware, computer software and electronics. During the recent years, he has mastered one of the best multitouch controller solutions. As a leader, he spent the last 5 years managing his team and worked with tier one consumer electronic companies worldwide. Today, he brings his talent to the Joué project.

THE PLACE

Joué project was born in Bordeaux, southwest of France and is part of the Darwin Ecosystem. Apart of being a beautiful place to work in, Darwin ecosystem also inspires the Joué team every day. We share common values such as innovation, creativity, adaptability, human respect and evolution. Definitely a great place to evolve in!

OUR PARTNERS

This project received the support from the Région Nouvelle Aquitaine.

PRESS KIT

You can download our press kit HERE.

 

PRESSBOOK

04/01/17. ASK.AUDIO

Will This Organic Modular Controller Enable Greater Expression Than Classic MIDI Keyboard?

04/01/17. SYNTHOPIA

Joué Customizable MIDI Controller Meets Kickstarter Goal

29/12/16. ENGADGET

Joué’s MIDI controller adds tactile fun to music making

13/12/16. ENCYCLOTRONIC

JOUÉ: MIDI Controller – Expressive, Modular, Afforable!

13/12/16. MIPRO

The Joué promises to simplify digital music playing

08/12/16. HIGHSNOBIETY

Joué Modular MIDI Controller Plays Like an Actual Instrument

07/12/16. DJ LAB

Joué modular pressure sensitive MIDI controller

06/12/16. FACT MAG

This modular MIDI controller can be almost any instrument you want

06/12/16. MAGNETIC MAGAZINE

Joué announce Kickstarter for new MIDI controller that can replicate multiple instruments

06/12/16. MIXMAG

Ce contrôleur MIDI modulaire peut (presque) se transformer en n’importe quel instrument

05/12/16. SONIC STATE

Joué makes the claim for the most expressive and modular MIDI controller to date

01/12/16. GEEKY GADGETS

JOUÉ Modular MIDI Controller

01/12/16. ASK.AUDIO

Most Expressive Modular MIDI Controller, Joué, Now On Kickstarter

10/11/16. GIZMODO JAPAN

シートを取り換えて鍵盤やドラムパッドに変身するMIDIコントローラー「Joue」

05/11/16. AMAZONA.de

Joué – ein neuer modularer MIDI-Controller mit drucksensitiver Oberfläche

31/10/16. MUSICRADAR

Joué is the expressive MIDI controller that you can customise

31/10/16. GEARJUNKIES

Joué Modular MIDI Controller

30/10/16. ENGADGET GERMANY

Joué – ein neuer modularer MIDI-Controller mit drucksensitiver Oberfläche

29/10/16. SYNTHOPIA

New Instrument, Joué, Offers Modular Approach To MIDI Control (Sneak Preview)

27/10/16. MATRIXSYNTH

Joué, an innovative and evolving instrument simplifying digital music playing

27/10/16. CDM

Joué is a modular touch sensitive controller that changes into anything

25/10/16. NOW FUTURE

This device will let you master any instrument you want

25/10/16. NEW ATLAS

MIDI interface brings tactile modularity to expressive music-making

23/10/16. MIDIFAN

模组化 MIDI + 三维控制器,Joue 可能会是未来两年最热门的控制器

21/10/16. ADSR

This MIDI Controller Feels Like A Real Instrument

21/10/16. AUDIOFANZINE

Joué, nouveau contrôleur MIDI modulaire français

20/10/16. ASK.AUDIO

Joué Is An Expressive, Modular MIDI Controller From The Co-Inventor of The JazzMutant Lemur