Tocante Karper Demo Video

I’m learning the Tocante Karper, one of the latest in the line of Tocantes by Peter Blasser.   Here’s a demo video in which I show some of the playing technique … Read More

Explaining the Quantussy Schematic

You can find a lot of posts here, under the cocoquantus and the quantisise tags, where I have explained the architecture of the five oscillator cluster in the Cocoquantus.  The … Read More

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All-Modular House Concert Recordings

Recordings from the Brewster House Concert on November 10, 2015. Richard Brewster   Ork Haugr   Khristian Rosakruz   Walker Vincent Farrell  

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Biometric Synthesizer

Here’s a miniature synthesizer, purpose built to work with my biometric modules.  In addition to the brainwave and muscle sensing control modules, it has two VCOs, two VCA/ring modulators, and … Read More

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Pittsburgh Modular Cell 48 Case

I decided to aggregate my two biometric modules — the SoundMachines Brain Wave interface and the ADDAC Systems Muscle Sensing — into a small Eurorack case that would also hold … Read More

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Eurorack Controller

A controller for use mostly by hands, but also with brain waves. I don’t use piano-like keyboards, but I wanted to have more ways to interact in real time to … Read More

New Controller Tryout

I’ve built a new manual controller that I’ll describe in a future post.  It let’s me be more creative with improvisation.  This doesn’t sound much like anything I’ve done before!

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Unknown Pleasures

Razmasynth Unknown Pleasures Unknown Pleasures is an Analog Tactile Noise Generator who use finger’s contact to produce sounds from Low Frequency oscillations to High Frequency Noise. When the metal pads … Read More

Rollz-5 Modification – Added 3-Rolls

When I built the Meng Qi Rollz-5 PC board, among the many modifications I made was to simplify the rolls oscillators by making them all just two-transistor circuits, i.e. ‘2-rolls’.  … Read More

Seven Petals

Adding another SSG module allowed me to patch up a Quantisise-like collaboration, consisting of a Smooth section LFO, and two Stepped sections as the sample and holds.  I then patched … Read More