after 2 years of flirtation and experimentation with the Elektron OctaTrack, I check in a to share my thoughts and ideas.
TELL: My second live honoraria performance in the TalberTronics Festival at Oberlin College as “Analogs to Nausea,” a live synthesis/sampling re-interpretation… Read more video and insight of “Analogs to Nausea” at Oberlin TalberTronics Festival
I got to perform some electronic music to honor the retirement of John Talbert, the professor who got me started. Enjoy videos here !
Here is my photo-document of the (multiple) repairs I’ve done on my $1000 sampler.
Since purchasing my (used) Elektron OctaTrack, I’ve had to resolder/repair one of the Recorder buttons 3 times (so far). It’s proven more cost- and time-effective than sending it to Sweden, and I’ve (probaly) learned something worth sharing.
It was an immense pleasure to head back to my alma mater Oberlin College to attend and perform at the… Read more Honoraria Performances at the TalberTronics Festival
Matt Miller, my buddy and bandmate (from WormRider and other jams) is in an excellent grind-thrash band Destruct Device. Went… Read more Destruct Device at the Shred Shed
Callum McQueen continues development on his USB/MIDI controller, a project I advised as his Senior Project and support as an Independent Study toward his graduation at AiPh.
My Live Sound 2 class was honored to host a visit/Q+A/critique by Chris Brubaker from Clair Global.
Thoughts and pics inside !
At the end of my presentation/remix of Phil Raath’s drone track “Repeater Slow” as a rhythmic exercise of my modified MS1, I recorded the warm reception of our Oberlin TIMARA friends.
photo-essay on my electronic hack / modification work on my Korg MS-1 MicroSampler keyboard, in which I affix jacks for foot-switch control of several vital buttons.