Short links for February 18th, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # Beat Meshing – Octatrack – Richard Devine takes the Octatrack for a spin. Want! First session with the Elektron Octatrack. Checking out some of the capabilities of this … read more

Short links for February 16th, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # Visualized: 37 years of Roland synths in one awesome animated GIF Engadget reports on an animated gif which holds a collection of 88 Roland synths: You know how … read more

Phantom of the Floppera, floppy drive organ

YouTube user FunToTheHead turned a bunch of floppy drives into a musical instrument. Test run of my (d)iskette (O)rgan doing Toccata & Fugue. People have made floppy drives sing before, but this is my personal … read more

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TSE Plugins updates TSE 808 to v1.1, includes DIY control panel

TSE Plugins has released version 1.1 of TSE 808, a free tube screamer effect plug-in for Windows. Changes in TSE 808 v1.1 Updated the clipper circuit. Added a DIY control panel for tweaking parameters. Fixed … read more

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UnitOvOne releases UOO Samples Series 001 – “DIY Demons-1″

UnitOvOne has released UOO Samples Series 001 – “DIY Demons-1″, a free sample library by Dustin E. Confounded from circuit bent toys from Camp Grey Skull, this pack includes 8 full length sessions of each … read more

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Short links for November 25th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Spoon Organ Spoon Organ is an instrument that I created to show at the Make Tokyo Meeting 06 this past weekend. The user can play musical tunes simply … read more

Short links for November 12th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # The Bit Blob 2 and Bit Blob Jr. Bleep Labs is back with some more Bit Blob noise makers. The Bit Blob 2 and Bit Blob Junior are … read more

Create Digital Music launches MeeBlip, hackable digital synthesizer

Create Digital Music has introduced the MeeBlip, a digital MIDI mono synthesizer designed by James Grahame of Reflex Audio and Retro Thing. It’s designed to be affordable, hackable, and most of all, playable. It’s an … read more

Short links for November 5th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # On iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone, New MIDI Support, via Wires, Wireless MIDI for your iPad is coming! Peter Kirn writes: Over 25 years later, portions of MIDI … read more

Short links for August 30th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Ready-to-Play, Tuned Beer Bottles, and Other Design Experiments with Sound From Create Digital Music: What if blowing tunes on beer bottles was raised to the level of musical … read more

Open Music Labs MICrODEC, hacker-friendly reprogrammable signal processor

Open Music Labs has introduced MICrODEC, a new kit for an open source reprogrammable digital signal processor. Have you ever been frustrated with the low audio quality you get when doing microcontroller audio stuff? Don’t … read more

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Short links for August 10th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Interview, Workspace Tour: Alessandro Cortini’s SONOIO Album and Synth Peter Kirn talks to Alessandro Cortini: Call it cable addiction. Italian-born musician Alessandro Cortini, known for his live keyboard … read more

Short links for July 28th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Nerdle Theremin Video Wayne and Layne: One of the unique features of the Nerdle kit is the use of touch-sensitive capacitive-sense buttons, made from copper foil pads inside … read more

Short links for July 20th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Squishy Circuits Squishy Circuits were developed at the University of St. Thomas by undergraduate Samuel Johnson and Dr. AnnMarie Thomas. The purpose of their development is to facilitate … read more

Short links for July 15th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # polynome 5000 polynome5000, amazing DIY controller by Colin Mann Colin Mann on his polynome 5000 controller: After more hours than I’d like to admit, even if I actually … read more

Short links for July 12th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Ean Golden’s 10 Minute Mini-Set Over the past few years, we have shown everyone a fair number of controllerism tricks and techniques on this site. Through that time, … read more

Short links for July 7th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Prince – world exclusive interview: Peter Willis goes inside the star’s secret world I’m sure you’ve read about this already since it’s all over the place but if … read more

Short links for June 25th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Beatfly Beatfly is a small illuminating blimp for entertainment. Its light and movement can be controlled via various interfaces such as MIDI controller, iPhone multi-touch interface, Flash interface … read more

Short links for June 22nd, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Eigenharp Alpha review after three months Geert Bevin wrote in to let us know about his experiences with the Eigenharp Alpha: I've been playing the Pico since November … read more

Short links for May 18th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Discord 3 sneak preview Chris Randall writes: Just uploaded a video preview of Discord3's highlights. I think I touched on all the major features; I'll do a full … read more