Amazing Machines has released Volcano - a MIDI Output Interface mod for the KORG Volca series.
- Custom-built Spacer for the MIDI Output Connector
- Factory Pre-assembled
- Turns any KORG Volca into a neat MIDI Sequencer and Controller
- Enables recording of Parameter Automation and MIDI Note Data directly from any KORG Volca to an External Sequencer or DAW for later playback
- Compatible with the KORG Volca Bass, Volca Beats and Volca Keys
Keith McMillen Instruments has published details on a mod that adds control voltage inputs to the Korg Monotron. Continue reading
This video, via Darren Glen, demonstrates three mods for the Korg Volca Beats: Continue reading
ADDAC System has introduced the ADDAC210 Open Heart Surgery – a new Eurorack and Arduino development board that lets you breadboard synth DIY projects right on your modular. Continue reading
If you want to void the warranty on your Korg Volca Beats analog drum machine, there are probably worse ways to do it than by this snare drum mod.
This video, via Darren Glen, demos the finished Korg Volca Beats snare and hat mod, and follows the demo up with full instructions on how to do the mod.
Developer MoShang has announced Groovesizer Red – a new 8-bit sequencer + synthesizer that will be available as a DIY project or pre-assembled.
The Groovesizer RED is a DIY 16-step MIDI sequencer and granular synth.
It features 16 LEDs (one per step), 5 potentiometers, and 5 buttons, MIDI input and ouput on 5-pin DINs, MIDI sync in and out, and audio out (mono) on an 1/8″ jack.
There are 32 user locations for saving patterns and patches. Up to 4 patterns can be chained together to create a 4 bar pattern. Note entry can be quantized to one of 12 pre-defined scales. Patterns can be triggered and transposed via MIDI. Notes can also be entered via an attached MIDI keyboard.
Here’s a preview of the Groovesizer Red in action: Continue reading
The PsybOrg, above, is the custom live performance rig of composer/producer Logos (Jim ‘Andor’ Genaro). Genaro wanted to create a rig that went beyond basic function to create an exciting environment for his performances.
The PsybOrg is Inspired by the form and functionality of a pipe organ. It incorporates analog synthesizers, digital controllers, a Theremin, and sound reactive light displays in a walnut housing.
Here’s an introduction to the PsybOrg: Continue reading
Here’s a quick video demo of the Synthrotek PT2399 Dev Delay Console unit – a pre-built delay unit, with Feedblast, Feedback, and Warp mods all added: Continue reading