“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
Category: audio hardware
drums machines, samplers, synthesizers, microphones…
tools and toys to capture, mix, process, or convert.
…MIDI and other catch-22s…
“where the WIRE things are”
GEAR : Akai “MPC1000”
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”
on sex/gender parts of inanimate objects, and censorship
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
Novation Circuit pad/ui glitch teardown and FIXed !
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 !
Pad expression on live eDrum kit
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
composition from Novation Circuit boot-glitch(es)
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)
OctaTrack FIXED with NEW UI-board !
after trying to fix the faulty-switch myself, I settle for buying/installing a whole new a replacement PCB panel for my Elektron OctaTrack.
Working with drum trigger godfather/innovator Dan Dauz to (try to) improve (one of) his products.
Motivation Since 2005-ish, I’ve had a frustrated love-hate relationship with electronic drum pads. This was even part of the passion… Read more Working with drum trigger godfather/innovator Dan Dauz to (try to) improve (one of) his products.
Product Review for Future Artist’s MIDI Looper, part 1: “motivation”
German company Future Artists have been developing and advertising a an interesting product, their MIDI Looper. Let’s see what this… Read more Product Review for Future Artist’s MIDI Looper, part 1: “motivation”
exciting progress and prototype- demos of MIDI gear from German innovators Future Artist
Motivation The more I use and study MIDI (usually in that order), the more I enjoy it. A decade or… Read more exciting progress and prototype- demos of MIDI gear from German innovators Future Artist