History / Motivation I got a the Circuit by Novation back in Fall of 2018. I was blown away by… Read more Novation Circuit pad/ui glitch teardown and FIXed !
Movitation I’ve been experimenting with playing live electronic drums for a while. For most e-kits that one can buy off… Read more Pad expression on live eDrum kit
Last week, my Novation Circuit booted up in a rather worrisome state. It was generating a flurry of random notes,… Read more composition from Novation Circuit boot-glitch(es)
after trying to fix the faulty-switch myself, I settle for buying/installing a whole new a replacement PCB panel for my Elektron OctaTrack.
Motivation: Occasionally I get alumni coming back to campus to show-and-tell what they’re up to in their professional word. Background… Read more Live Sound guest-lecture from AiPhilly alumni Jack Marron
Motivation Since 2005-ish, I’ve had a frustrated love-hate relationship with electronic drum pads. This was even part of the passion… Read more Working with drum trigger godfather/innovator Dan Dauz to (try to) improve (one of) his products.
A SoCal performer/comedian shows me his a kit somewhere between overkill and engineering marvel.
Motivation The more I use and study MIDI (usually in that order), the more I enjoy it. A decade or… Read more exciting progress and prototype- demos of MIDI gear from German innovators Future Artist
….but I’m SO glad it still dispenses soap.
…some people spend their Sunday “making beats,” I spend mine “making metronomes”