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 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.
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
…some people spend their Sunday “making beats,” I spend mine “making metronomes”
Motivation After my efforts to repair the (old) Alesis DM Pro drum-trigger module by solder-rework had Comparison my “old”… Read more Alesis DM Pro surgery 3; donor face-transplants
Distinction The Korg Kaoss Pad series. Simple stereo audio effectors/samplers/loopers that allow you to control (preset) effects with medium XY… Read more Surgery on Korg Kaoss Pad 3 slider
Motivation: As you may know, I plug drum triggers into a MIDI sound module in an elecronic-drum-accessory (to my acoustic… Read more REPAIR: pads and switches on MPC1000 for The PercussioNeuron.