Deadmau5 (Joel Thomas Zimmerman) shared his his modular synth secrets in a recent live UStream session. This two-part set of YouTube videos captures the session for your edutainment.
In the video, Deadmau5 demonstrates how he works this monster synth, starting with patching the output into his “mouse butt”.
It might be easy to diss Zimmerman for putting together a modular synthesizer that’s so packed full of goodies that there’s no room for a”fucking normal VCO”. And it will piss off some readers to see him smoking all over tens of thousands of dollars of gear.
But it’s also sort of refreshing to see Zimmerman putting out something this raw and unproduced and sharing his obvious enthusiasm for synthesis.
Check it out – and then leave a comment with your thoughts!