Circuit bending progenitor Reed Ghazala has new ideas to share – with invisible rays

“Father of Circuit Bending” Reed Ghazala isn’t done transforming musical bending techniques. For starters, there’s this magnetic-patch, chip-talk, chance-based aleatron reincarnation of a Casio keyboard – now with plasma-based radiation. You know, like the energy weapons in sci-fi films. Oh, and a glass eyeball and underlighting.

ValhallaWrapper gives Valhalla DSP reverbs native Ableton Live UIs

Window shuffle, be gone! ValhallaWrapper is a clever name-your-price Max for Live add-on by Elisa Hom that simulates the UIs for these beloved reverbs — as if they were native Live Devices.

Peter Kirn - October 19, 2022

Here’s a DIY plate reverb, hacked out of IKEA parts for under $100

Can’t afford a pricey plate reverb? Use some IKEA shelving and piezos and get something that sounds amazingly good in this simple DIY tutorial. Best of all – you can do it for under $100 in parts, and it’s not a complex build.

Peter Kirn - August 30, 2022

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