Esoterica Spike Ring

Peter Blasser’s paper circuits are made by printing out a graphic, such as the above, at the right scale to match up with the physical sizes of the actual components, … Read More

Syncopation

A rhythm experiment using Pithoprakta, the probability pulse sequencer.  Six voices are triggered off by the module.  Manual intervention a few times on the Loop button to lock in a … Read More

Synthrotek Wood Case

The world of Eurorack modular cases and power supplies is wild and woolly.  I put together a motley collection of six different cases, five of them small, and the larger … Read More

Ancient Fluks Music

Another excavation from cassette tapes, this is a recording of a live performance by my second band, The Fluks, from 1978.  It was the beginning of the New Wave in … Read More

Ancient Greeble Music

I got around to digitizing some cassette tapes of my old bands.  The band called Greeble was the first real band that I played bass in.  Real, meaning played out … Read More

What is the Quantussy?

Quantussy is the name Peter Blasser gave to the cluster of five oscillators in his Cocoquantus.  He says, The Quantussy is a five (5) petaled flower, each petal with oscirator, … Read More

Audulus Quantussy

I don’t use much synthesizer software. But, upon seeing a demonstration of Audulus by Mark Boyd at a local synth club meeting, and then checking out the price ($50 US), … Read More

2hp Rnd module

This 2hp module is a random stepped voltage and gate generator.  I’m making a special post about it, because I think it has a unique design.  More needs to be … Read More

Quantisise Rings

I’ve often heard musicians describing their composition process as ‘hearing something in my head’ and then figuring out how to make those sounds.  My process is different.  Instead of hearing … Read More

Just Friends and Rings

Here’s patch made with two of my newest Eurorack modules, Just Friends and Rings. The Patch QCD generates two clocks, one to drive Pithoprakta, the other to strike Rings and … Read More