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.
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 !
A SoCal performer/comedian shows me his a kit somewhere between overkill and engineering marvel.
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
review of Korg MS-1 MicroSampler; exploring usability, some hidden features, and the psychology of a “secrete weapon” sampler.
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
Distinction having a background in live sound, I maintain a relationship with hardware garphic EQs. They are THE TOOL that… Read more Surgery on Rane MQ302s stereo “mojo” EQ
I try various store-bought alternatives to the taped-together one-piece cymbal mounts explored in a previous post.
Perhaps my idea made its way up the corporate ladder…
the PILE of rhythm robots now has an dedicated, even-more-powerful looper/sampler/effector, in the Elektron OctaTrack !
the PILE of rhythm robots has just gotten an upgrade in the drum-machine slot, with the Korg ESX being upgraded to the Elektron Rytm… thoughts and photos inside !