I posted a new deep liquid type trip hop track to YouTube yesterday. It could defiantly do with more development but I just wanted to get it out and move on. Enjoy.
I picked up a second hand Akai MPC 2500 a few ago and after tricking it out with the full 128mb of ram, a 40gb hard drive and jjosxl I’ve been having great fun breaking my musical shackles from the computer. Ok, so the MPC is a computer but the hands on tactile feel make the whole … [Read more…]
Oh yeah baby. 🙂 I’ll be sure to post my thoughts and comments on this device once I’ve had a chance to play with it. There is a USB port on the back which might be able to provide power but interestingly the unit takes 2 AA batteries, 3v. MIDI operates at 5v and the … [Read more…]
Tonight I’ve been trying to decipher the various schematics online for creating a midi thru box. My knowledge of electronics is growing but still very basic and even such a simple circuit gave me some headaches. So here it is, a working midi thru, ignore the Arduino connected to the breadboard it’s only being used … [Read more…]
I made a brief video on some of the integration between the Electro Harmonix 8 step and the Korg Ms-20 Mini. The 8 step is an 8 step CV sequencer which can be synced and controlled via MIDI. Here I take a look at replacing the MS-20 Mini internal LFO with a MIDI synced ‘lfo’ … [Read more…]
I’ve recently been exploring the musical possibilities of the iPad and one of my recent discoveries has been the fantastic TB MidiStuff. It allows you to easily create touch interfaces for your MIDI devices. Combined with the wireless midi functions of the iPad and OS X and it makes controlling MIDI devices wirelessly easy enough even … [Read more…]
Hello all, I thought I’d document the process of replacing the noisy power supply fan in my E-MU E5000 Ultra sampler with some pictures in the hope that it may be of use to others out there. All credit goes to GaemethProject‘s video on YouTube for giving me the confidence to try this myself. First off … [Read more…]