This video demonstrates how to create low-budget Kraftwerk style drum pads, using batteries, tin foil and glue.… Read More How To Make DIY Kraftwerk Style Drum Pads
Ray Wilson, the synth DIY guru behind Music From Outer Space, has died.… Read More Ray Wilson Of Music From Outer Space Has Died
Developer Robert Jordan let us know about a new video synth that he’s developer that uses math to make evolving, ‘tripped out’ patterns. “The Video Equations system uses the power of mathematics to yield rippling lo-fi seas of colour, acid trip roguelikes, glitching fractals, visions of an 80’s techno dream and worlds of crashing computer programs,”… Read More New DIY Video Synthesizer, Video Equations
The Kickstarter project for Bela – a high-performance, ultra-low-latency (< 1ms) platform for audio and sensor processing based on the BeagleBone Black – have blown past their initial project goals, with over three weeks to go.
Reader Daniel Müller – who previously created several LEGO Eurorack cases – has moved on to making Eurorack modules with LEGO parts.
GMUSynth Woodworks has introduced ‘SkiniBrute‘ – a wood panel conversion kit that turns the Arturia MiniBrute keyboard into a desktop synth module. The SkiniBrute mod holds the synth’s panel at an 11.25° angle, providing clear and easy access to the controls. The case’s side panels are modeled after the original MiniBrute design, including the multidimensional slopes and bevels.
Developer Frédéric Meslin has announced a Kickstarter project to develop the OP-A, a multi-timbral FM synthesizer Arduino Shield. The Arduino is popular open-hardware microprocessor platform. A Shield is essentially a PCB that plugs into an Arduino and gives it new features. The OP·A is an FM synthesizer shield for Arduino, that Meslin says is “great… Read More OP·A – A Multitimbral FM Synthesizer Shield for Arduino
Andrew McPherson of the Augmented Instruments Laboratory, C4DM let us know that they have launched a new Kickstarter project to fund the development of Bela – a high-performance, ultra-low-latency (< 1ms) platform for audio and sensor processing based on the BeagleBone Black. The project has already met its funding goal, with about a month left… Read More New Ultra-Low-Latency Interactive Audio Platform, Bela