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.
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.
Some Thoughts and photos from my (latest) visit to Philadelphia’s premier venue, the Union Transfer, with my advanced Live Sound class.
Personal experience, feature comparison, and other product-review thoughts on the Alesis SamplePad Pro, the newest (and cheapest) self-contained electronic percussion pad that supports using your your own sound files.
video supplement to my re-build of a “jet” branded wooden snare drum.
thoughts and photos from my Live Sound 2’s visit to the (upstairs) World Cafe Live