generative

Swoop Spokes Module

In my previous post I mentioned a case idea for the Swoop Spokes PC board. I made it of two pieces of 1/8 inch clear acrylic, which were cut to … Read More

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

Immediate Music

Ever since that time, in 2012, that I was captivated by the Ciat-Lonbarde Cocoquantus oscillator cluster, which Peter Blasser called the Quantussy, a Nabra or analog brain, I have sought … Read More

Tromsø Generative Patch

First trials with Tromsø modules for generative patterns. Detail of the cables around the four Tromsø modules, the four 2hp Sample & Holds, and the Sport Modulator: It looks like … Read More

Big Euro Box

Filled up the Synthrotek wood case, 9U x 104hp.  It needed more power than one 4ms Row Power 40, so I added a second.  Row Power 40s can share a … Read More

More Generative Experiments

These two recordings were made yesterday, as I worked on the composition of another self-running (generative) patch.  This one uses a ring of five clocked sample and holds, inspired yet … 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