One of the least-fondly-remembered artifacts of 1980's-era rock music — a decade that, to be fare, gave us skinny-ties, hair metal, and Frank Stallone — was the synthesizer/guitar mutant. Yes, the infamous "keytar", wielded by the likes of Gary Wright and Devo. Remember, kids?
Franz K remembers. That's the only explanation for his Mantaray iTar: basically an iPad dock with a shoulder strap and the capability to mount effects processors on it.
Franz sez "Gadget music is the new punk rock!" We say: watch the video above, then go remind yourself what Wright's signature tune "Dream Weaver" sounds like. On second thought, don't. Really. Just…don't.