This custom TR-09 controller is also a great starting point for DIYers

Sometimes, when manufacturers don’t give us exactly what we need, a wonderful thing happens: people invent something to make up the difference.

Glitch Delay is a DIY module you can make – and it makes lovely music

Glitch Delay is a simple but fluid, musical effect for Eurorack modulars, with all the instructions free online. And it makes beautiful music, too.

Peter Kirn - February 15, 2018

The Monolith is a huge synth powered by Teensy, shown at Maker Faire

The Monolith is a “ginormous” music making machine, powered by a tiny chip and tiny code – the Teensy and one single Arduino sketch. And what you get is a completely non-portable synthesizer with flashing lights, controls for sequencing and synthesis, and the ability to make beats and melodies. It won accolades at this year’s […]

Peter Kirn - May 24, 2017

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