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by pwenzel
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Pocket Operations: A portable book of drum machine patterns
Replies: 19
Views: 1812

these drumriff permutations are missing the most important thing: velocity. It's worth noting that many of the patterns in the book include "accent" hints. As noted in the introduction page, accented notes ^ can be emphasized, applying a parameter change, sample change, or effect. While not exactly...
by pwenzel
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Pocket Operations: A portable book of drum machine patterns
Replies: 19
Views: 1812

Pocket Operations: A portable book of drum machine patterns

Friends, this is my new book of drum machine patterns. I designed it to be travel-friendly companion to my own portable music-making devices, so it’s only 4x6" in size. The book is just under 70 pages and includes a few hundred patterns that I have collected over the years. You can download a PDF of...
by pwenzel
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Antumbra
Topic: Smog/Knot ETA
Replies: 11
Views: 2557

@Radium I bought mine pre-built on Reverb. I found some build documentation here:

http://www.antumbra.eu/redesign/smog
by pwenzel
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Antumbra
Topic: Smog/Knot ETA
Replies: 11
Views: 2557

I just picked up Antumbra Smog. It's great fun. I appreciate the build quality, as well as its compact size because my rack is tiny. Here's a quick 60 second demo. In the video, Smog's pitch is controlled by the contour output of the 0-Coast (by way of a VCA, triggered by Monome Earthsea). Increasin...
by pwenzel
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Music Tech DIY
Topic: Snap Circuits Elenco
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Reviving this old thread because I'm buying a Snap Circuits Light kit for my son for Christmas. Here's the kicker: Has anyone ever bridged a Snap Circuits Kit with their modular gear? Both my 2 and and 6 year old LOVE playing with my 0-Coast, Werkstatt, and Arturia Microbrute, all of which have cont...
by pwenzel
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Production Techniques
Topic: Instagram synth videos?
Replies: 14
Views: 2097

For better quality audio I connect an iRig2 to my iPhone, and record with a video app that supports audio monitoring while the video is being recorded (the native camera app for iOS doesn't do that).
by pwenzel
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Music Software
Topic: Creating music with Max
Replies: 34
Views: 2005

you can look into pd too - both pd and max are great fun to tinker around with If you are new to Pure Data and seek instant gratification, take a look at Automationism , a library of synthesizer modules. Then dig deeper with Pd screencasts from Rafael Hernandez . Both of these have provided me a lo...

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