Motivation: Getting into drums is tricky affair… The drums themselves are large, loud, and complicated. And that’s just getting them… 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.