Motivation: Getting into drums is a tricky affair… To play them requires sticks, hearing protection, and (usually) something to play… Read more GEARing up to get the most out of drum practice : fundamentals to luxury.
Motivation Most of what I share on this blog (in my shamefully sporadic output), is pretty “crunchy” technical stuff about… Read more Bad Date story #1
Motivation… Working with drum students, I find myself having to (repeatedly) explain to kids and adults how to think of… Read more Muscle-study for Moeller-ism on the foot-control of kick-drum pedal(s)
Background: Many electronic appliances are built to make electrical interconnections with one another, whether to supply power, exchange analog signals… Read more on sex/gender parts of inanimate objects, and censorship
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.