Motivation: Philadelphia musician/writer Jon Pfeffer sent me his Tascam 414 for repair when it’s Channel 1 was no longer recording.… Read more Repair: input channel on 4-track tape recorder.
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.
PercussioNeuron Motivation: The PercussioNeuron is (presently) an ATA road-case-stye pedalboard by RoadCase USA, containing Trigger IO / Dddrum DTI drum-trigger… Read more photo album of NEW STAND for The PercussioNeuron
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
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.
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.
video supplement to my re-build of a “jet” branded wooden snare drum.
a photo-essay of my rebuilding a “Jet” (off-)brand snare shell back into a working, playable drum.
Nick H., the key-bassist from the new project dRAWn, had a key go dead (the black key D#) on his… Read more REPAIR: Korg MicroKorg, key fix and cleanup