open e-drums – Open Source Drum Synthesizer with Teensy 3.2

Published on Dec 31, 2019 Ryo Kosaka…


Single piezo pad, Dual Piezo pad, 2 zone cymbal, 3 zone cymbal
Compatible with YAMAHA’s 3 zone cymbal(PCY135/PCY155)
Compatible with SoftPot, FSR and Optical(TCRT5000) type hi-hat controllers
Sensing with MUX(4051 and 4067)
Setting mode with LCD or OLED
Sensitivity, Threshold, Scan Time, Mask Time, Note

SAAYM – A CMS GameBlaster clone with a YM2151 too!

Published on Dec 17, 2019 The 8-Bit Guy

via TexElec (note other cards are available)

“The SAAYM sound card is designed for any vintage PC with a standard 8- or 16-bit ISA slot. It has three separate sound chips on board: 2 Phillips SAA1099 programmable sound generators (PSG) and one Yamaha YM2151 FM synthesizer chip with its accompanying YM3012 stereo DAC. The card mixes all three stereo

Interactive Ambient Music Head-Scratcher

Published on Dec 16, 2019 Human Interface

“Ever scratch your head and think, ‘If only this were more interactive?’. Well these Stockholm design students we worked with have you covered with this nifty device! Music is activated by holding the head-scratcher and the melody undulates as you massage your head putting you into mega-zen.”

The Arpeggiator Analog Groovebox – Introduction and Circuits

Published on Dec 5, 2019 Andreas Remshagen

“This is an Introduction of my DIY-Analog Groovebox, the little Beast.
Here is a Link where you can Download the Description and the Circuits.
Most of them based on the Cirquits from and Ray Wilsons Music
from outer Space. I made some Modifications customized for my own usage
Plans and Cirquits:…

LoFi Eurorack Module Prototype Part 1: Wow and Flutter

Published on Nov 25, 2019 Reckless Experimentation Audio LLC

“The first part in building a Lo-Fi afication Eurorack Module. I cut out the face-plate, and build out a wow and flutter circuit based around a PT2399 chip.”

West Coast Synthesis – Demo © Luc Debeck

Published on Nov 24, 2019 Luc Debeck

“A West Coast synthesizer I built myself . All the explanation of the synth can be seen in the video.
Watch the video on a descent pair of head phones or good speakers.”

ALFA RPAR AS3350D Voltage Controlled State Variable Filter In Production

For the DIYers out there.

“#AS3350D – dual voltage controlled state variable filter (SOIC-16) in production. Datasheet will be updated later.”

Until then here’s some info on the AS3350:

“The AS3350 is a dual voltage controlled state-variable filter intended for electronic musical instruments and other signal processing applications. Each filter provides both voltage control of center/cut-off