Saturday, June 30, 2012

"Pitch Shift" by the Gary Carters

Our friend, bandmate and former LIHC aficionado, Terry D., was in town a couple of weeks ago to celebrate the marriage of our friends and bandmates Caroline and Devin. While here, he and I recorded some music under our longstanding moniker, The Gary Carters. Here's one of the songs:

Safe travels, T!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Skynet cell phone photo fanfic

I got my degree in '96 and went to work for Skynet.

I was assigned to the time travel R&D division.

One time, I tested out a prototype by spending a whole day in the mid-'80s.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Make Noise Echophon videos

Make Noise was nice enough to send me their new pitch shifting echo module-- the Echophon-- a couple weeks before it hits the shops, to try out and film something with.

Here are the first five:

Friday, June 01, 2012

Five patches with the A-172

I've seen Dopfer's A-172 Max/Min photographed in a few systems online, but have heard/read almost no discussion of it. A shame! There should be more and louder conversation about this odd, cheap little utility module.

(Edit: Navs has written about the A-172 several times on his blog)

Here are some of the ways I tend to use it (by no means an exhaustive list):

If you're handy with a soldering iron and want to roll your own, Yusynth offers a Max/Min PCB.

My apologies for the dramatically dark lighting. Shot in LED-Scope, Hollywood's newest craze!

The first three patches are in stereo-- headphones are recommended!