Playtronica’s Orbita explores sequences on physical, kinetic turntable, launching soon

Inspired by objects like wall clocks and reel-to-reel tape machines, Orbita is a sequencer whose interaction is physical and kinetic, via small discs placed on a turntable. The twist is, it’s not just a design demo – you’ll be able to buy one yourself.

Make a DIY velocity-sensitive e-drum kit with Brian Bamanya aka Afrorack

No budget for an electronic drum kit? No problem. Brian Bamanya reports from Uganda on how to DIY the whole kit with readily sourced parts – and even adds velocity.

Peter Kirn - July 26, 2021

Here’s some lovely music in the woods, on monome norns arcologies and more

It’s a rig in the dirt, on a budget, with some beautiful music. DIY forest sounds are go. Now that we took a mental trip to a crowded Berlin bar playing hard EBM, let’s go instead into the woods with some open tools and very lovely leafy ambient. Just listen and watch: Perplex On out […]

Peter Kirn - June 14, 2021

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