Ray Wilson Of Music From Outer Space Shares Cancer Update

ray-wilson-music-from-outer-spaceAt the end of last year, synth DIY guru Ray Wilson of Music From Outer Space shared that he is fighting Stage 4 cancer and that he could use the help of the synth community.

Yesterday evening, he shared this update, thanking the synth DIY community for its support, saying that MFOS will be closed for the foreseeable future and offering an update on his treatment: Continue reading

Synth DIY Guru Ray Wilson Of Music From Outer Space Has Cancer And Needs Help

ray-wilson-music-from-outer-spaceThe family of Music From Outer Space founder Ray Wilson has announced that he is fighting Stage 4 cancer and that he could use the help of the synth community.

Wilson has been a leader in synth DIY for years – offering a variety of projects via his Music From Outer Space (MFOS) site. His DIY designs include a complete line of analog synth modules, lo fi noise boxes, sequencers, the Sound Lab Mini-Synth and the Weird Sound Generator. He is also the author of the book Make: Analog SynthesizersContinue reading

Make Analog Synthesizers

make-analog-synthesizersMaike Magazine has announced a new book, Make Analog Synthesizers, written by Music From Outer Space‘s Ray Wilson.

The book covers:

  • The differences between analog and digital synthesizers
  • Analog synthesizer building blocks, including VCOs, VCFs, VCAs, and LFOs
  • How to tool up for synth-DIY, including electronic instruments and suggestions for home-made equipment
  • Foundational circuits for amplification, biasing, and signal mixing
  • How to work with the MFOS Noise Toaster kit
  • Setting up a synth-DIY electronic music studio on a budget

Make Analog Synthesizers is priced at $27.99 and will be released in April.