Today, i woke up to the news that Gabe Serbian died of (as yet) unknown/unreleased causes. Gabe, primarily a drummer,… Read more RIP Gabe Serbian: 1977-May-1 ~ 2022-April-30
“the urban SR-16” Akai XR-20 : the “urban” SR16 Distinguishing Features pattern based real-time sequencer, with fluid movement between recording… Read more GEAR: Akai XR-20
Akai MPC 1000: a compact flagship This became my (first) serious relationship with a piece of gear, bringing new levels… Read more GEAR : Akai “MPC1000”
Motivation: Getting into drums is a tricky affair… To play them requires sticks, hearing protection, and (usually) something to play… Read more GEARing up to get the most out of drum practice : fundamentals to luxury.
Motivation Most of what I share on this blog (in my shamefully sporadic output), is pretty “crunchy” technical stuff about… Read more Bad Date story #1
Motivation… Working with drum students, I find myself having to (repeatedly) explain to kids and adults how to think of… Read more Muscle-study for Moeller-ism on the foot-control of kick-drum pedal(s)
Background: Many electronic appliances are built to make electrical interconnections with one another, whether to supply power, exchange analog signals… Read more on sex/gender parts of inanimate objects, and censorship
History / Motivation I got a the Circuit by Novation back in Fall of 2018. I was blown away by… Read more Novation Circuit pad/ui glitch teardown and FIXed !
Movitation I’ve been experimenting with playing live electronic drums for a while. For most e-kits that one can buy off… Read more Pad expression on live eDrum kit
Last week, my Novation Circuit booted up in a rather worrisome state. It was generating a flurry of random notes,… Read more composition from Novation Circuit boot-glitch(es)