after trying to fix the faulty-switch myself, I settle for buying/installing a whole new a replacement PCB panel for my Elektron OctaTrack.
Motivation: Occasionally I get alumni coming back to campus to show-and-tell what they’re up to in their professional word. Background… Read more Live Sound guest-lecture from AiPhilly alumni Jack Marron
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.
A SoCal performer/comedian shows me his a kit somewhere between overkill and engineering marvel.
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”
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
….but I’m SO glad it still dispenses soap.
…some people spend their Sunday “making beats,” I spend mine “making metronomes”
Motivation After my efforts to repair the (old) Alesis DM Pro drum-trigger module by solder-rework had Comparison my “old”… Read more Alesis DM Pro surgery 3; donor face-transplants
Motivation: After I repaired the memory backup battery on my Alesis DM Pro, it’s time to (try to) fix the… Read more Alesis DM Pro surgery 2; solder rework for outputs