Sometime in 2014 I came across Q Drums & instantly fell in love with there copper shell kits. In late November 2015 my made to order kit was complete. I love the sounds, feel, & look of this kit. Build 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.