Hacking an Arm Prosthesis to Output CV for Thought Controlled Synthesis

Hacking my arm prosthesis to output CV so that it plugs into my synth: Thought-controlled music!

Published on Feb 13, 2020 Bertolt Meyer

“Together with Chrisi from KOMA Elektronik and my husband Daniel, I am in the process of building a device (the ‘SynLimb’) that attaches to my arm prosthesis instead of the prosthetic hand. The SynLimb converts the electrode signals that my prosthesis picks up

MIGSI: Connecting Acoustic Instruments, Modular Synths & MAX

Published on Feb 13, 2020 Perfect Circuit

“Sarah Belle Reid and Ryan Gaston are at Perfect Circuit to present MIGSI, their system for electronically augmenting the acoustic trumpet. They discuss MIGSI’s development, as well as tactics for using acoustic instruments to control Max/MSP and modular synthesizers for experimental music. Sarah Belle Reid presents a short performance with MIGSI, Max,

Computone Analog Wind Synthesizer Driver Lyricon II

via this auction

“Rare and vintage Computone Analog Wind Synthesizer Driver Lyricon II. Has some light wear as pictured. Works well but could use a good cleaning to be fully functional. Comes with synthesizer, wind instrument and all cables as pictured.”

Reminder: MIGSI: Connecting Acoustic Instruments, Modular Synths & Max Event at Perfect Circuit

Follow-up to this post.

“Tomorrow! #ryangaston and @sarahbellereid will perform with their custom-designed MIGSI, and share some ideas on augmenting acoustic instruments with electronics, modular synths, and Max. Don’t miss it – tinyurl.com/s9z44tz”

Check out previous posts featuring Sarah Belle Reid with her MIGSI (Minimally Invasive Gesture Sensing Interface) for trumpet here.

Makeshift VHS Tape Ribbon Controller In 3-Minutes

Published on Feb 11, 2020 gstormelectro

Audio + Video by G-Storm Electro c. 2020

Haven’t had any synth repairs or DIY hacks in a while.
A buddy sent a FB video link and asked what’s up with this.
Somebody was using a videotape as a makeshift ribbon controller.
Using the tape to send a control voltage to their modular gear.
You may have seen something like this, but wondered about the details

Sensel Morph with Arturia Piano and Audio Modeling SWAM flute and cello | Buchla & Fuge Machine

Published on Feb 7, 2020 Sensel

“Due to recent aesthetic complaints about our wild taste in sound, we decided to head to the conservatory and make some music rooted in tradition. Of course, we didn’t give up on electronics, we just showed how expressive the Morph can be with acoustic sounds.

Using the @Audio Modeling SWAM flute and cello, and the @Arturia piano, we created a simple tune and

TWO WholeTone Revolution Synthesizer Keyboards (Korg EX5R)

via this auction

“Under the hood, these are actually Korg N5EX synthesizers with a custom keyboard built specially for Tokyo Yusyo (probably also by Korg), with each key being velocity and channel (mono) aftertouch sensitive. Please note that the Chromatone keyboard is not at all like a matrix array or other “microtonal” type keyboard. These are actually 88 key keyboards shoehorned into the

Ampethron Portable Synthesizer – Examples & EFXPLODE – Expansion

Ampethron portable synthesizer – Example in real use / studio test – Darkpsy music, Live-act synth

Published on Feb 1, 2020 Ampethron

“Ampethron portable synthesizer – Example in real use / studio demo & test – Darkpsy music, Live-act synth

– Designed for creative Live-Acts / DJ sets:
Just connect Ampethron to DJ mixer with a Phone (audio jack) to RCA (cinch) cable and play! Create LIVE “

Gestrument Pro Tutorial #4 – MIDI, Sync and External Synths

Published on Jan 31, 2020 Gestrument

With the DSI TETRA.

“Welcome to the fourth part of our Tutorial series on Gestrument Pro! In this Video we’re going to apply everything we’ve learned so far and start messing around with external gear like synthesizers, sequencers and midi controllers! We’ll be looking at sync options, how to connect gestrument pro to your workstation, how to play with

The Strangest Most Frustrating Music Machine Of The 90’s Roland PMA-5 & The Synthfox Touchbay

Published on Jan 29, 2020 LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

“The #Weirdest midi #synthesizer sequencer of the 1990’s its oddness needed a video!”

Sending Sounds Through Your Fingers With The Synthfox Touchbay


“Synthfox Touchbay more info here :-
Audio downloads are available from this video, I