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

Goldilocks Analogue Combines Arduino With Audio I/O, Is ‘Just Right’ For Music Projects


Reader Phillip Stevens let us know about a Kickstarter project he’s running to develop a new Arduino, just right for audio projects, Goldilocks Analogue. 

Arduino is an open-source computer platform, designed for creating microcontroller-based devices. The goal of the Goldilocks Analogue is to bring sophisticated analog and audio input, output, and storage capability to the Arduino environment.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

New Eurorack Module Kits Designed For Synth DIY Beginners

maker-ie-synthesizerr-kitsDIY retailer Thonk has announced that it is now carrying a new line of Euro modules that are designed for synth DIY beginners:

Dublin based have a new trio of Eurorack modular DIY kits that are focussed completely on DIY beginners.

A really nice approach and a great way to get started in modular synth DIY.

The modules include a VCA, LFO and multi-function module. They are each priced around 55 Euro.

See the Thonk site for details.