I’ve recently added a Moog MF-104M & MF-104Z to the arsenal. I didn’t originally plan on keeping both, but they ended up being very different beasts. The 104M has fuller bandwidth, smoother sound, & modulation. Continue reading →
The Mandala drum trigger is the most advanced on the market. The current lineup is a USB/software based sample brain combination. As a standalone tool it’s great, but from day one I’ve wanted it to interact with the hardware world. Continue reading →
While getting familiar with the d5100’s time-lapse & video capabilities, the idea of video controlled synthesis came to mind. I unsuccessfully scanned the net looking for a something to generate midi from video. While staring off into space a psychical solution was staring back at me. My Thingamagoop 2. I ended up using it’s photocell eye to pick up the changes of light from my video experiments.
The result of testing out the D5100 video capabilities. Everything is shot thru a 18-200 with marco ring, no post processing (other then time manipulation).
Audio = Discarded crap drum tracks+Grendel+a lot of coffee. I was feeling a bit guilty that the Grendel Drone Commander was collecting dust, this was a perfect excuse to fire it up. Amazing what a little #ValhallaÜberMod adds to a bunch of BS.
From the numerous inspirational “Music From A” videos, I was inspired to make a light-heartedly sarcastic “tribute” to the creative method. Recording each element individually & spontaneously, The outcome is this ridiculousness below “Music From A – Musical instrument”.
Complete admiration to Diego Stocco for the inspiration & his contribution to our world of audio.
This came about do to my synth addiction, substance abuse, creative downtime, & stupidity. I have collected a few noize makers that never get enough air time in my tracks. So after building Continue reading →