Interviews

Fretpen Creator Mark Roebke

It’s a pen, but it’s also a guitar — with a single string. The power lies in the iPhone app. It’s what makes it possible to play chords.

Alan likes this gadget. “A real time suck” he says of the FretPen. It’s a pen, but it’s also a guitar — with a single string. The power lies in the iPhone app. It’s what makes it possible to play chords. So with the excitement on the Internet for this Kickstarter project, why did creator Mark Roebke pull the plug? He dropped by the G&B studios with an answer and a promise that FretPen isn’t vapourware.