Category Archives: synth

synth and music related posts

Self Portrait, May 22

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Digital Audio For Geeks » Synthtopia

Digital Audio For Geeks » Synthtopia.

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The making of the Roland Junior 106, a chopped down 2 1/2 octave mini Juno 106 synthesizer

This page was created to show what can be done with a Roland Juno-106 if you have some time over. This is not intented to be a step-by-step guide on how to create your own Junior-106, but instead to briefly … Continue reading

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Studio layout (tables, stands, racks, etc.) – Harmony Central

A few solid ideas here: So: I’m looking for ideas. I’d like to have access to at least 2 keyboards and a PC, sitting, with the keyboards in a comfortable playing position. Secondly I have about 2 dozen rack spaces … Continue reading

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KVR: Ken Jordan of The Crystal Method – The computer is a musical instrument

via KVR: Ken Jordan of The Crystal Method – The computer is a musical instrument.

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IKEA Presents, Harry’s Records. Make Room for Your Life

Look at how we helped Harry organise his passion for more than 4500 records and make room for his family life. If you could do with some help storing your things, maybe some of the solutions we used for Harry … Continue reading

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Big Week in Synth News

Some very exciting announcements in the synth world this week: Korg MS20 Mini DSI Prophet12 Moog Sub Phatty

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Explore – The best advice I can come up with is this: Keep…

The best advice I can come up with is this: Keep your living expenses LOW. The smaller you live (materially-speaking), the bigger you can live (creatively-speaking). This way the stakes aren’t so high…you aren’t demanding of your passion that it … Continue reading

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Secondhand Music – 97.04

Following a reference to “active anguish in a context of flux” (from this book) made on ep #110 of This American Life, Mapping, I was pleased to stumble upon Toby Lester’s Secondhand Music: I WOKE recently, in the unfamiliar and … Continue reading

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Simmons SDS7

Yesterday I made a short trip to pick up an SDS7 and five stylin’ hexagon drum pads from Craigslist. If I can make it sound anything like the video below, that’d be just fantastic.

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