Synth-makers Koma Elektronik have announced the opening of Common Ground, their new electronics maker lab, community workspace, and storefront for synthesizer-lovers, modular geeks, coders, DIY hackers, and “nerds in general.” Based in the Neukölln neighborhood in Berlin, Koma Elektronik have been building audio effects, synth modules, sequencers and other music-making machines for the past five… Read More Koma Elektronik Opens Common Ground Electronics Maker Lab
The ?Love Hulten Voxarray 61 is a modular music environment, inspired by iconic vintage designs. … Read More Voxarray 61 Modular Synthesizer Inspired By Iconic Vintage Designs
Developer Samuele Cornell let us know about a new project that he’s developed, an open source DIN MIDI to Bluetooth MIDI adapter.… Read More Open Source DIN MIDI To Bluetooth MIDI Adapter
Today, Ableton announced their new Connection Kit, a free toolkit for music makers who want to use Live with technologies such as Arduino, LeapMotion, littleBits, Lego Mindstorms EV3 and OSC. Connection Kit developers pose the question: “Ever thought about using your webcam to control a synthesizer? Imagine creating a soundscape using weather data from the… Read More Free Max For Live Kit Connects Ableton Live to Arduino, Mindstorms, littleBits and More
Thonk has announced licensed Serge Eurorack modules, by Random*Source, will be available as DIY projects. The designs translate the original Serge circuits into Eurorack format. A range of modules is being produced in collaboration with, and under license from, Serge Tcherepnin himself. The first module to be released is a Panel/PCB set of the Serge Extended Variable Resonance Filter (VCFQ), right.… Read More Serge Modular Now Available As DIY Eurorack Modules
Livid Instruments has announced Builder Boxes, a series of Do-It-Yourself kits that include everything needed to build a MIDI controller. Kits include a “Button Box” MIDI controller equipped with sixteen buttons, along with a “Fader Box” controller outfitted with eight sliders.
Synthtopia has teamed up with littleBits for a “make music sweepstakes” giveaway. The prize? The littleBits Synth Kit, along with the new Synth Pro Pack:
This morning, littleBits and Korg announced the release of three new modules for their popular Synth Kit. New MIDI, CV, and USB I/O modules are now available to enable user to connect the kit to additional equipment in the music studio. The original littleBits SYNTH KIT, launched in the Fall of 2013, lets you build your… Read More Korg and littleBits Release MIDI, CV, and USB I/O Synth Kit Modules