Pencil Fields – DIY Pencil Controlled Synthesis

ReaderĀ Palle Dahlstedt sent in this video that capturesĀ a live performance on a custom built instrument, using a pencil drawing as a gestural interface for controlling complex analog synthesis (on a Bugbrand Modular). Here are the technical details: The instrument works by creating a voltage potential field in the graphite/pencil markings on the paper using custom… Read More Pencil Fields – DIY Pencil Controlled Synthesis

Throbbing Gristle Test Run

[flickrvideo][/flickrvideo] Here’s a sneak preview of some Throbbing Gristle 2009 action, via Chris Carter in the Synthtopia Flickr Pool. Carter explains: Trying out different synth & effects combinations for TG 2009 shows. Korg Kaossilator, Bugbrand Postcard Weevils, Korg Kaoss Pad 2, Korg Kaoss Pad 3, Zoom PFX9003, Chimera Synthesis bc8 & bc16. Slightly weedy mono… Read More Throbbing Gristle Test Run