DIY Arduino Based Minipops 7 Rhythm Box Clone

Developer Jan Ostman let us know that he’s released source code for an Arduino-based Minipops 7 clone.

The Korg KEIO Minipops was featured prominently in Jean Michel Jarre’s classic electronic album, Oxygène

Ostman says that the code should work unmodified on any Arduino.  Continue reading

OWL Open Source DSP Platform Coming To Eurorack

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Rebel Technology has announced that its OWL Modular – a Euro version of the open source OWL effects unit – will be released on 1 August 2015.

The module features a high performance programmable DSP core, supports stereo audio at up to 96kHz / 24bits, and CV controlled parameters.

Based on the highly successful OWL Pedal, the Modular makes use of the same patches while adding modular features. Effects and synthesis, as well as complex sequencing and triggering, is all within its remit.

Here’s a video demo: Continue reading

DrumPants 2.0 Are Harder, Faster, Stronger, Better – But Still In Your Pants

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The developers of DrumPants have announced DrumPants 2.0 – the harder, faster, stronger, better version of the wearable wireless MIDI controller.

According to the developers, the updated DrumPants 2.0 controller brings reliability, latency, and design improvements – and puts all that power in your pants.  Continue reading