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 worth of rack gear that I’d like easy access to at the same time. I’d […]
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.
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 might help you too. A wall of EXPEDIT shelving units to store his thousands of […]
Big Week in Synth News
Some very exciting announcements in the synth world this week: Korg MS20 Mini DSI Prophet12 Moog Sub Phatty
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 keeps you living a rich life. Then you can stretch and grow with the most […]
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 unfurnished silence of a new apartment, into a hyperawareness of the music around me. Without […]
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.
MR-808 – mechanic drum robot from Sonic Robots on Vimeo. An 808 brought to life!
mutable instruments’ shop – Anushri kit
mutable instruments’ shop – Anushri kit.
Roland SRE-555 Chorus Echo
Last night I picked up a very clean Roland Chorus Echo SRE-555 at an unbelievable price. My intention was to flip it for quick cash, but after confirming everything was working perfectly (and it was) I believe I better understand what all the fuss is about. Here’s a long/trailing ten minute sample from my hour […]