Build A Custom DJ Booth With Stuff From IKEA (Kallax + Capita + Lack)

Producer Jason Donnelly (Dj Puzzle, Soundtrack Loops and Loop Cartel) shared this video today, which demonstrates how to build a custom DJ booth using stuff from IKEA.

Donnelly wanted a custom DJ booth, with plenty of storage for a large LP collection – so he built it, using a collection of cheap stuff from IKEA (Kallax + Capita + Lack). This video captures the highlights of his build – and also some mistakes he made along the way that you’ll want to avoid! Continue reading

Atari Punk Stick Puts 8-Bit Synth In A Joystick

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Atari Punk Stick is a DIY project that puts an ‘Atari Punk Console’ synth into a joystick:

The problem with the Atari Punk Console is the interface; knobs can be fun but only keep me entertained for so long. A joystick on the other hand is a much more fun and active way to use interface. This Instructable will teach you how to combine the simple design of an Atari Punk Console with the fun interface of a joystick.

Details on the build are available at Instructables.

The MFOS Alien Screamer Noise Box

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Ray Wilson of Music From Outer Space has introduced a DIY new noise box, the Alien Screamer.

The MFOS Alien Screamer Noise Box is simple circuit can make a lot of cool sounds,  it has a speaker and amp built in. It runs off of one nine volt battery and draws very little current. PC boards are available and kits will be soon also.

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Mutable Instruments Ambika – A Translucent Polyphonic DIY Synthesizer (Sneak Preview)

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Mutable Instruments has announced the Ambika – a new DIY polyphonic synthesizer.

Translucent, polyphonic, DIY and even a bit sexy – the Ambika will allow for six voices. It can be configured so that all of the voices have the same synth design or with unique synth designs on a per-channel basis.

“It’s huge,” they note, “And it draws a lot of power!”

Here are the details….

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