Remote Manual Controllers

I came up with an idea for audience participation.  It involves handing out two or three controllers to audience members at a live concert in a close setting.  Each controller … Read More

Studio Patch 2010

I have a small collection of outboard audio hardware in my studio. Mackie 802-VLZ3 8-input mixer Lexicon MPX-1 Multi-effects processor TC Electronics Desktop Konnekt6 Firewire Interface TASCAM SS-R1 Compact Flash … Read More


Not long ago Diana and I decided to switch from Windows to Apple and we both bought Macbook Pro computers.  I do not like to use computers in my synthesizer … Read More

RCF ART 310-A Speakers

I wanted my own PA system for performances, so as not to depend on house PA systems.  So I purchased a pair of these RCF powered PA speakers.  The RCF … Read More

Studio 2009

Photos of the whole studio setup in March, 2009.  One of the portable cabinets sits to the left of the main cabinet stack and holds modules with a digital emphasis.  … Read More

Portable Cabinets Loaded

In preparation for my first performance with the MOTM, I’ve loaded the two portable cabinets.  Here’s what they look like: A third cabinet holds the Furman power conditioner, the Lexicon … Read More

Portable Rack Cabinets

This project has two goals.  1) The ability to take some modules on the road, 2) More expansion space for the modular studio.  The cabinets are EWI Tourcase Model R10UE-10 … Read More

MOTM-480 3u Dual Filters

The MOTM-480 CS-80 Resonant Filter consists of two identical state-variable Voltage Controlled Filters. Each filter circuit features: 1V/Octave frequency control input FM input with reversible attenuator VC resonance input High … Read More


I decided to build a VCO using Ken Stone’s CGS48 PC board. My version is minimal; it omits the additional waveshapers that are on the board. I was interested in … Read More