ciat-lonbarde

Ciat-Lonbarde Swoop Spokes

The paper circuit, shown above, is the only information that we have that pertains to the Swoop Spokes.  It was a kind of mystery circuit that no one else (that … Read More

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

Updated Wave Mangling Box

My Synthrotek case has had three iterations of module sets. The first one was called Portable Wave Mangling System.  The second iteration had a focus on Step Sequencing.  For step … Read More

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

Ciat-Lonbard Tocante

Tocante Bistab is my latest instrument acquisition from Ciat-Lonbarde.  Order at SynthMall.  Tocante is yet another masterful creation by Peter Blasser.  It is one of his more pure designs: a … Read More

Rollz-5 Assembly Progress

The Meng Qi Rollz-5 PC board project in mid-assembly stage. The image above shows the PC board mounted behind a clear plexiglass panel that holds pots, jacks, switches, etc., sitting … Read More

Inline Attenuators

When patching to CV inputs on Ciat-Lonbarde instruments (Cocoquantus, Plumbutter, Sidrax) it can be useful to add some attenuating ability.  For example, if I want to control the frequency of … Read More

Rollz-5 Schematics

This is the Rollz-5+ PC Board by Meng Qi.  The circuits follow fairly closely the original paper circuits, designed by Peter Blasser.  I am building it with modifications of my … Read More

The Other Studio

The dining room table has been taken over by Ciat-Lonbarde stuff.  I also set up the RCF powered monitors in the room.  Combined with the Macbook Pro and the firewire … Read More