The Delaydelus 2

Our modular friendly follow up to the original sampler/delay instrument is here and available to pre-order.

Hall effect + magnetic pendulum experiments

Just a quick experiment using magnetic sensors to control a Teensy synth and send midi
More info on my github.

 

Construction and Design for Hopscotch

Hopscotch, a new experiential art installation group in Austin, approached me with a loose plan to to construct a matrix of the strands of LED balls you can find on ebay or alibaba.

You can check it out in Austin until March 31st 2019.

Animated by Dom Davis with a new quadraphonic audio piece by Malika Boudissa. Construction assistance from Vinh Ngo.
Technical details on how I made custom controllers to turn artnet into LEDs here.

I also helped The Angry Cloud construct a 10’ tall, multilayered, scream controlled, LED angry cloud.

See the Hopscotch instagram for more.

 

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For @letshopscotch I also helped @theangrycloud make a 10’ tall, multilayered, scream controlled, LED angry cloud

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Bleep Labs in France / Rad-Fi Seq Synth workshop at Switched On Oct 14th

I had an opportunity to do some DIY synth workshops in Angers, France, the sister city of Austin, Texas during their Austin Week festival. 
For these workshops, I designed two new breadboard kits. One was a simple 40106 photocell based noise maker I have done many versions of which was intended for makers of all ages. The other was a new device using a 4046 VCO, 4040 divider, and an Attiny84 programmed using Arduino.

I’ll be having a workshop for this new Rad-Fi Seq Synth Sunday, October 14th at Switched On. You can purchase a ticket to the event hereUpdate- This session is full but we’ll be having more in the future. 

Here is all the info on both of the Austin week workshop kits including schematics and instructions in French and English.

Most probably I’ll be offering a version of this kit online soon. More devices are also in the works as well so stay tuned for more info. You can follow Bleep Labs on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter or for best results, via our mailing list.

 

ACC BatLab

Recently I was invited to do a few days of workshops as well as a talk at Austin Community College’s new campus.

I designed a simple, analog breadboard synth for it you can check out here.
Here’s the video of my talk where I discuss how I got into making devices and what things I’ve learned from 10 years of Bleep Labs.

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