Buchla

Harmonized

Harmonized from Jochen Bohnes on Vimeo.

“Finally, I’ve reached the 70s (again!).
5 oscillators, 2 as an octave for “melody”, in between 3 harmonic tones. I’ve written a 5 octave harmonization of 12 tones, every octave different – done with Max/MSP.
For a slight detune I used a wrong calibration curve with one of the two melody oscillators.”

Teenage Engineering OP-1 sequencing Buchla Music Easel

Published on Feb 9, 2018 Red Idiot

“Maybe I’m the only one interested, but here we go. To control the Buchla with the OP-1 with with external clock might seem like an easy thing to do, but for me it took a great deal of research.

To begin with, my BEMI Easel from 2015 has been really hard to control with external pitch cv. If I calibrate the 208 to work with the 218 keyboard it’s no longer

Super Rare Buchla Thunder Ribbon Midi Controller SN 1072

via this auction

“In a nutshell, it is a configurable controller. You tell each key what to do. It is hugely flexible. Each key can send on any mixture of MIDI channels. Each can send note on/off data and a huge range of user configurable controller data. Keys can be conditional in reaction to each other in a manner summarized as “don’t do this unless that has happened first on Key 13” or

Buchla Easel Concrète Scale

Published on Feb 5, 2018 Todd Barton

“Not your typical chromatic scale…more like a musique concrète or prepared piano scale!”

20Objects Podcast 215: Todd Barton

Published on Feb 4, 2018 20Objects

“I’m always intrigued by a good story. How about “from early music player to Buchla master”? Todd Barton’s story is as good as his mucis – which is damned good. His use of serious electronic music gear to create focused worked is quite unique, and it is reflected in the way that the music sounds awesome regardless of the technology used to create it.

And the

Marc Doty On The Future Of Buchla

We talked with synth guru and historian Marc Doty at the NAMM Show about the future of Buchla. Doty is best known for his work with The Bob Moog Foundation and his Youtube synth demos, but is now working as product specialist and historian for Buchla U.S.A. … Read More Marc Doty On The Future Of Buchla

BEMI Easel – Nans

Published on Jan 22, 2018 Jae Ryan

“It’s not mine. It’s a friends. It’s an amazing instrument. I MAY or MAY not buy one right away. This was my first sit down with it.

What a thing of joy.”

Buchla Format Meta Model 416 Meta Expander Demo Videos

Model 416 Meta Expander with an external clock. from gd2 on Vimeo.

“Ratcheting the Easel”

See this post for details on the Buchla Format Meta Model 416 Meta Expander. Pre-orders have been extended to the end of January.

Model 416 Meta Expander from gd2 on Vimeo.Showing off the Universal Slope Generator.

Model 416 Meta Expander from gd2 on Vimeo.Showing some patches with the 416 Expander.