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Bliptronic is powered by AudioKit and might remind you of some hardware from the last decade

Bliptronic is powered by AudioKit and might remind you of some hardware from the last decade or so. If you can remember the Bliptronic 5000 that is

Synths Versus Real Primates: So Easy, a Monkey Can Play Them? A Zoo Finds Out

Synths meet monkeys. Photo: Andreas Tilliander. Composer and Swedish dance music maestro HÃ¥kan Libdo has been a constant source of experimentation. But his latest project yields zoo-like new adventurousness. Six species of monkeys are equipped with synthesizers to test the question of whether playing a synth is really playing music – or if it’s so […]

Peter Kirn - May 28, 2012

US$50 Bliptronic 5000 Gets Monome Conversion, with Code

The monome meme continues to spread virally through your music gear. With some custom code (made freely available) and a little assistance from the free Arduino platform, Philly-based hacker Wil Lindsay has converted the $50 Bliptronic 5000 device from ThinkGeek into a monome. That gives you full compatibility with the community-made patches that support the […]

Peter Kirn - February 25, 2010

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