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1522 5 Simple steps to secure TT-RSS reader
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5 Simple steps to secure TT-RSS reader
July 27, 2015 by Anand Leave a Comment
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We recently presented Tiny Tiny RSS to you as a great alternative to Google reader, which is one more way you can extend the functionality of your home server or your hosting space. Hopefully, you already exported your data from Google Reader. In this post, we will show you how to secure TT-RSS reader to prevent unauthorized access. Tiny Tiny RSS is an open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator, designed to allow you to read news from any location, while feeling as close to a real desktop application as possible. As we previously explained, it makes an ideal candidate to replace Google Reader. While there are services like Feedly and Newsblur grabbing the crowd Google Reader, which some of you may prefer, there are a group of people who would like to run a RSS reader on their own server and keep things private. Assuming that you have already installed Tiny Tiny RSS on your alternative to Google reader or hosting space, we will now show you how to secure TT-RSS reader.
Secure TT-RSS Reader
One of the main reasons to move to an RSS aggregator like TT-RSS is maintaining your privacy. So if you do not secure TT-RSS reader well you are not only making your data available public but also making your system vulnerable to potential attacks. Choosing a strong username and password while setting your TT-RSS is the first basic thing that you can do to secure TT-RSS reader. Listed below are few more ways you can increase TT-RSS readerâs security.
1. Rename TT-RSS Folder
One of the first lines of defense is to not use tt-rss in your URL to access your TT-RSS reader. To do this on your hosting account, use a folder name other than tt-rss while installing TT-RSS. On your Linux home server, edit /etc/tt-rss/apache.conf and change the first /tt-rss to something else. An example is shown below.
TT-RSS Rename URL
TT-RSS Rename URL
After making the change, restart your TT-RSS and Apache to apply the changes:
sudo service tt-rss restart
sudo serivce apache2 reload
Your TT-RSS reader is now available through the new URL (example: http://mydomain.com/myreader) only.
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2. Enable SSL
Accessing TT-RSS through http sends all information as unencrypted data. This could mean less privacy due to potential sniffing. The solution is to encrypt the data during transfer, which makes sniffing by hackers harder. To enable and enforce HTTPS access on Linux servers with Apache, install the following run-time libraries:
sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8 libpam0g openssl
Restart your Apache server as shown above. You should now be able to access your TT-RSS reader with HTTPS. Note that you may have to have a SSL certificate generated. Refer to Apache documentation if you want to generate your own certificate. By default, the system will install self-signed certificates for you. These certificates are likely to raise warnings when you point your browser to the site.
3. Disable Single User Mode
By default the single user mode is already disabled (in /etc/tt-rss/config.php). Enabling single user mode will also disable TT-RSS login system. Therefore, keep the single user mode disabled.
Disable Single User Mode
Disable Single User Mode
A better way to make it a single user system is by limiting the number of registrations to 1 as described below. For whatever reason, you still want to enable single user mode, make sure you implement Apache Authentication method described below.
4. Self Registrations
Self registrations allow a visitor to register themselves, which could reduce TT-RSS security. If your TT-RSS will be for personal use only, then you may want to disable user registration by setting âENABLE_REGISTRATIONâ to âfalseâ.
TT-RSS Self Registrations
TT-RSS Self Registrations
To further secure TT-RSS Reader, uou may also want to change âREG_MAX_USERSâ to â1â to make your account the only account on TT-RSS.
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5. Apache Authentication
Last but not the least, enable Authentication. This is even more important if you have enabled âSingle User Modeâ describe above. Every time you access TT-RSS, you will be asked for a username and password as shown in the picture below:
Secure TT-RSS Reader
On your hosting account this equivalent to password protecting a directory, in this case the TT-RSS directory. To do this on your Ubuntu server, you will have to create a .htpasswd file. More information is available in Apache documentation. But the easiest way to achieve this is to use one of the htpasswd generators available online.
After you enter the username and password two code blocks will be generated. Copy the contents of the .htpasswd code block and save it to /etc/apache2/.htpasswd_ttrss. Next, copy the contents of the .htaccess code block and add it to /etc/tt-rss/apache.conf as shown below:
TT-RSS Apache Authentication
TT-RSS Apache Authentication
Save and exit. Restart both TT-RSS and Apache previous shown above. You should be prompted for a password every time you try to access TT-RSS. Some may think that this double authentication method is an extra inconvenience. But I would rather be safe than sorry.
Go ahead, secure Tiny Tiny RSS Reader and enjoy reading articles on your private secure RSS Reader.
1517 THE MUTANT MACHINE Dynamic Analog Percussion Engine
MICROCONTROLLER FREE ANALOG PERCUSSION SYNTHESIS
unique Inverter Core oscillators form the MEMBRANE. Each analog oscillator has three waveforms to select from
capable of synthesizing everything from heavy-hitting bassdrums to classic 909-style snares and other complex timbres
modular design gives the Machine many auxiliary purposes, great for modular sound design of many varieties, and not just percussion
the SNAPPY section is comprised of a voltage controlled noise oscillator, for modelling the noisy part of drum timbres
both MEMBRANE and SNAPPY elements have an external input for replacing the built-in sound sources, opening up many avenues of possibility
13 control voltage and audio inputs, for a fully modular drum experience
7 audio and CV/gate outputs for maximum integration with other modules
dedicated outputs for each WAVE and NOISE oscillator mean you can use the Machine as a complex VCO in your system, when not synthesizing percussion
WAVEFORM SCANNING FEATURE GENERATES COMPLEX TIMBRES
the MEMBRANEâs waveforms can be scanned through automatically by the wavescannerâs voltage controlled clock generator, or an external clock or VCO can be used
SCAN FREQ CV forms a unique form of timbre control, making the Machine act like a complex oscillator at its WAVES output
the ENABLE input allows you to gate the wavescanner on and off with a CV or gate signal
ARCHITECTURE OF THE MACHINE
The Mutant Machine is a dynamic analog instrument capable of generating a wide palette of sounds, ranging from various forms of analog percussion to complex drones and oscillations. To achieve this, the Machine features two synthesis sections which are summed together at the final output: MEMBRANE and SNAPPY. Like the other Mutant Drums, the MEMBRANE and SNAPPY circuits began their mutation as classic analog percussion techniques and have been reimagined for 21st century modular synthesis.
The MEMBRANE forms the main body of the sound by way of two analog VCOs, and the SNAPPY section further adds to the timbre by contributing noisy elements to the mix. A noisy CLICK which occurs at the beginning of the SNAPPY sound can have its volume adjusted independent of the main decaying SNAPPY texture.
The waveforms which make up the MEMBRANE can be selected manually by button press, or the WAVESCANNER can be used to automatically scan through the available analog waveforms. By modulating the frequency through which waves are scanned, unique, complex sounds are created.
Experimentation is encouraged by the many modulation inputs and outputs available to you. The Machine features 8 CV and gate inputs for modulation as well as two external audio inputs, for bringing other modules into the Machineâs core. There are many audio outputs for maximum versatility, allowing you to use the Machine to create drones and alien timbres for use elsewhere in the modular analog system.
1516 browser - Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere - Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange
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1502 Phone-Reluctant Introverts, There is Nothing Wrong With You
As I sit down to write this blog post there is the dreaded sound of a prolonged vibration as my phone skids, bouncing and sporadically across my desk. This is perfectly ideal and ironic distraction that actually befits the very thing I am thinking about and from which it is distracting meâŠ Itself!
I have always had an absolute detest for talking on the phone. And Iâll say now that it has nothing whatsoever to do with the person at the other end, I just find it a horrible tool for communicating with.
I think I probably am, and always have been worse than most people when it comes to using the phone (in the traditional sense, ie speaking to people) but if you can identify with any of this then read on. If youâre thinking, âwhat are you on about, I love the phoneâ then youâll probably just get confused, but if you also have friends who ânever answer the phoneâ then this might help you to understand them a bit better.
I canât sum it up any better than Sophia Dembling in her article, 9 Signs that You Might Be an Introvert:
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1408 Â» Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC Animodule.com
Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC
Hereâs a quick photodoc of how I made a reusable SMT stencil from some aluminum siding I had laying around. Itâs very simple to assemble and works great. Dirt cheap too.
I had picked up a roll of aluminum flashing a few years ago to flash some chimneys I rebuilt/repointed and was curious to see how it would hold up as an SMT stencil.
To buy an SMT stencil frame is near $1000 so I didnât have much to lose if it didnât work out.
I cut the frame out of some birch plywood since I had some handy. Really any sturdy frame would do the trick. You could easily glue one together out of some 1x or trim board.
I put a thicker sheet of aluminum down underneath the flashing to give the CNC endmill something sturdy to cut against and clamped it down stretched and tight. My thought there was that If I cut straight on the MDF it might push on the flashing and bend it before it cut through.
A 1mm endmill did the trick. Each pass was .05mm deep.
I pulled the Flashing tight and stapled it to the frame. No rocket science here. I taped up the inside edges so no solderpaste could squeeze between the frame and the stencil.
I had some old screen print hinge boards so I just attached this frame the same way I would a screen print stencil.
The only fiddly part was aligning the first PCB. You have to push around a little and lift the stencil and fiddle with it a little bit. Once I get all the pads lined up correctly I hold it in place and trace around it with a thin tip sharpie marker.
Then you place the PCB in the outline. If you have the height adjusted correctly the stencil is sturdy enough to hold the PCB in place while you print the Solderpaste on it. just hold the stencil frame down and it pushes down on the PCB.
I used a flexible putty knife as a squeegee. It worked fine.
Cleanup was a breeze. Just scrape it off, unscrew the stencil frame from the hingeboard and stick it in the corner till you are ready to do another run.
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1386 Retro Synth Ads: Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88, Keyboard 1982
Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88 drum machine 1-page advertisement from page 67 in Keyboard Magazine August 1982.
Hmmm. Not sure how I feel about this ad. There just seems to be a lot going on.
For example, am I supposed to know who "The Rhythm Section" is? The fact that they include themselves in an already long ad title suggests they must be some kind of a big deal. And then you find their name again in the bottom left-hand corner:
"The SR-88. Another innovative product from The Rhythm Section by Sound Master Distributed exclusively by JTG of Nashville."
So, let me get this straight. JTG of Nashville is the distributor of the SR-88 which was created by The Rhythm Section which is somehow owned or operated by Sound Master.
That is waaaaay to much information. Sounds like something political is going on there, and readers unfortunately get stuck in the middle of it.
There also seems to be a lot of ad-copy which actually doesn t give me much information. Reason #4 gives readers the most info including instant stop/start, variable tone and output switches, and a write/play mode indicator. The most I glean out of the four other reasons put together is: 16 rhythms, clock pulse and a price of under $200.
The actual specs that are probably most important to potential buyers are inexplicably shoved into the bottom right-hand corner.
Luckily for me, there are a few resources on the Web with more information about this beast. Unluckily for blog readers, as soon as I started looking for more info, I got swept up in a certain SR-88/Boss DR-55 controversy.
Comparing the SR-88 and Boss DR-55
One of the first Web sites I hit while looking for info on the SR-88 was Dubsounds.com. The site includes a great little write-up on the SR-88, but, more interesting was finding out about a little controversy about whether the SR-88 or the very similar Boss DR-55 came out first.
The two do seem mighty similar in functionality. For comparison purposes, I did a quick search on MATRIXSYNTH to find more photos. . A great photo of a gray SR-88 can be found in this December 2005 SR-88 MATRIXSYNTH auction post and the less common, but definitely more cool, blue SR-88 can be seen in this January 2011 MATRIXSYNTH auction post.
Comparing the two to the Amdek RMK-100
Interestingly, it s not just these two machines that look and function similarly. In this May 2009 MATRIXSYNTH SR-88 auction post commenter "PAC" notices:
"Interesting. I have an Amdek RMK-100 (sold as kit), very similar!"
Never heard of it, so I Googled "Amdek RMK-100" to see just how similar it was to both the DR-55 and the SR-88. Turns out (according to the Internet) that Amdek products were made by Boss/Roland back in 80s, and, not only that, but that the RMK-100 is actually the kit version of the Boss DR-55. Makes sense on why it would also be similar to the SR-88.
I found an ebay auction for an Amdek RMK-100 going on right now with a great photo of the front panel (see below), and indeed it does share a lot with the DR-55 and SR-88 - but definitely not identical to either one.
For example, it looks like the Amdek and SR-88 share a similar filler function that as far as I can tell is not available on the DR-55. And the DR-55 and the RMK-100 share a similar accent function that I don t see on the SR-88.
Now where does the Electro Dynamics Corporation Programmable Rhythm SR-99 fit in?
I also came across another machine with similar features - the Programmable Rhythm SR-99. No - not manufactured by Sound Master, but by Electro Dynamics Corporation. And, it too resembles the others in functionality, and especially the SR-88 in design also.
I ve included a row of photos below to help make the comparison between the two. The SR-88 photo is from the 2005 MATRIXSYNTH auction post and the EDC SR-99 photo is from the excellent BigBlueWave.co.uk site. I ve also thrown in a photo from another recent E-bay listing that included both - plus boxes and manuals! Sick!
Obviously, Sound Master and EDC are somehow connected, although I can t find any info on the Internet concerning these two companies. I do know that they were both advertising separately in Keyboard Magazine in late 1983, making it unlikely that one of the companies changed their name to the other. Anyone know anything?
And then there is the Clef Master Rhythm...
Now, I m going to throw in a late entry. It s Sunday night, and I just came across this August 2010 MATRIXSYNTH auction post for the Clef Master Rhythm. It not only shares part of the name of one of the other units ("Master"), it too has many features of the other rhythm machines, and identical innards as the DR-55, but is expanded to include even more sounds:
"This is essentially a fully expanded Boss DR-55 feature-wise and tone-wise. The circuits are identical (schematically and tonally) to the Boss DR-55, but the Clef Master Rhythm gives you way more instruments than the Boss DR-55..."
Interestingly, according to the post, it pre-dates the Boss DR-55 - and also came in a kit form like the Amdek.
"The Clef Master Rhythm came out a little before the Boss DR-55 in late 1979/early 1980. It was sold in two versions and available in greater quantities in Europe than in the United States. One version was a kit that the user put together and another one was a prebuilt machine."
A photo from the MATRIXSYNTH post really helps show the similarities in functions with the others:
What does it all mean?
So, looking at all five machines, its almost like there was a rhythm machine salad bar of some sort in Japan, and each company stepped up to it and picked out which features they wanted to include in their product.
And that begs the question - since we know there was a kit form available and there are claims that the Clef Master even has the same circuits as the DR-55, could all five products (and probably others) have used the exact same internal parts - each company choosing which features to include and then customizing in their respective rhythm machine? And if so, were those parts supplied by Amdek, or did all five get their internal parts from some other manufacturer?
And if that is the case, then the question of whether the SR-88 or DR-55 came first doesn t really matter much, since it is likely that the kit components would have been available first. Plus, we have that one auction post with the claim that the Clef Master came out before the DR-55 - making it all even more confusing to figure out.
Or, am I totally off the mark on all this? Were they all created separately? Maybe I ve just been fixated on this a little too much...
I ll keep on looking for more info on these companies and any connection they might have, but if anyone want to buy all four and open them up to take a look - it would be muchly appreciated. :D
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Here s a funny thing - I seem to remember Clef in the early 1980s as a British company that made electronic pianos (touch-sensitive ones!) in kit form. Deep in the back of my mind I recall seeing them at a music fair in London with a couple of their pianos and some drum machines including a prototype drum/bass/chord sequencer called something like a "Band-Box". But it WAS a long time ago.
February 12, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Looks like (for once) my memory didn t fail me. Here is a 1982 ad for Clef Electronics showing all the products I mentioned, plus a natty-looking little monosynth! BTW, I owned an EDC SR99 drum machine in the mid-1980s, but replaced it with a Yamaha RX-21 a couple of years later.
February 12, 2012 at 12:46 PM
1381 COLLIN CUNNINGHAM / NARBOTIC INSTRUMENTS
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MidiVox CV sketch update
The MidiVox CV sketch has been updated to work with Arduino 1.0 - grab it here
Also be sure to use the new version of the Midi Library as well!
Also, also: Some previous comments on earlier posts seem to have been lost in a recent Disqus migration - apologies to previous commenters.
Updated Midi Library & site changes
Perhaps you noticed narbotic.com looks different? It is different!
A big thanks to everyone who picked up a MidiVox kit - you are now the proud owner of a rare piece of electronics.
Though the kit is no longer in production, there is now a new version of the Midi Libray which has been updated to work with the Arduino 1.0 IDE.
In addition to an aesthetic reboot, this site will now serve as your premiere destination for all things Collin Cunningham on the web. (and I vow that will be the one & only time I refer to myself in the third-person)
New things are in the works - more to come
1352 The Recording Revolution - Home Studio Tips To Help You Make Better Music Now
1322 Hard Soft Synth 3 There are some HSS3s for sale in my shop.scripts:- HSS3S01V...
Hard Soft Synth 3 There are some HSS3s for sale in my shop.
- HSS3S01V38 (HSS3a, HSS3b, HSS3c)
- HSS3S02V20 (only audio and optimized for the HSS3f)
- HSS3S02V21 (HSS3g)
- HSS3S02V33 (works with HSS3j, HSS3i, HSS3g, and probably also HSS3e)
- HSS3S03V23 (works with HSS3j, HSS3i, HSS3g, and probably also HSS3e)
- HSS3S03V29 (works with HSS3j, HSS3i, HSS3g, and probably also HSS3e)
- Modding a HSS3?
- assembling instructions
- the parts
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1319 therevox : custom musical instruments
Inspired by the Ondes Martenot s au ruban controller, the ET-4 is controlled by moving a finger along a reference keyboard shaped to provide tactile feedback. Dual pressure sensitive intensity keys control the amplitude of the ET-4 s two independent analog oscillators. Combined with a filter, white noise generator and internal spring reverb the ET-4 is an expressive and versatile performance synthesizer.
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1254 SONY TC-D5 Pro II, an impressive machine
I received yesterday a SONT TC-D5 Pro II. I have seen it in photos and read comments about its quality, similar to the D6C.
I liked so much the design with the two VU meters, and it seemed to me that it belongs to an era when build quality was driven by other rules.
1208 Top Download Sites - DDLRank.com
DDLRank provides a list of all the top download sites. Find out where to download files and where to upload files.
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1161 body rock tv fitness
I have a non-fitness related life situation that I wanted to run by you guysâŠ. I wanted to talk to you guys today about not always having to say your sorry. Are you one of those people who finds yourself apologizing for things just to smooth things over or avoid a confrontation? This ability is admirable in certain low-key non-crucial situations. Itâs when we apologize for our beliefs and principles â or in the face of being bullied that we pay the high price of compromising ourselves. I have a friend who is being treated badly by certain members of her family. It really comes down to her not living her life exactly the way they think she should be living it. My friend is not endangering herself or others, she is kind hearted and generous to the extreme, but because she is not pulling the line and placing the needs of others before her own basic needs and happiness she is taking a lot of undeserved heat bordering on emotional abuse. Her strategy to this point has been to apologize left and right in an attempt to smooth it over and reset everything. It hasnât worked and if anything it has given the people giving her a hard time more of a license to push it even further. I think there comes a time when you just have to say enough and stop apologizing. I think that there is more strength and balance in believing in yourself and respectfully staying firm in your truth. From this position I think both sides have the best chance of talking it through and resolving it. What do you guys think? Do you find yourself constantly apologizing to certain people in your life? Is it helping or making the relationship more challenging? Any advice for my friend?
1138 How do you make music, Headcleaner? - how do you make music?
How do you make music, Headcleaner? Dave Williams, aka Headcleaner, is a gigging Leeds-based techno musician having a release out back in 2000 on Rephlex. That thereâs just one release is an indicator...
1133 Shutterdown Blog: General Archives
Meeting: Pittsburgh Modular
By Antisa on September 30, 2011 12:37 AM | No Comments
Tonight we got to play in the basement studio of Pittsburgh's very own modular synth Stradivari - tucked away on unassuming Pocusset Street in Squirrel Hill. Headed by local Richard Nicol, Pittsburgh Modular is fast becoming a contender in the world market of modular synthesizers - supplying analog enthusiasts in the US, Europe and Australia (and possibly elsewhere, but I got too distracted by the beautiful glowing oscillators)...
Interest in Pittsburgh Modular is picking up speed - and it's no wonder. The modules are as pretty as they are solidly built. Nicol, who now shares design and manufacturing duties with Thomas O'Connor (Australia) and Scott Swartz (USA), had moved away from producing electronic sounds digitally, in part, because analog is more fun. "The key to modular synthesis is that its captivatingly fun," he says. "After playing with it for 5 minutes, you get sucked into its world... and the next thing you know, you've created something new."
1132 Mammoth Modular Synthesizer At MIT Museum
Just got an update from Joe Paradiso on his homebuilt mammoth analog modular synthesizer. Heâs installed it in the MIT Museum and has completed a fairly epic patch which you can listen to (24 hours a day!) here.
Joe will be at the museum this Thursday and Friday (2/23 and 2/24) at 1pm, demoing the synth to visitors, so be sure to stop by if youâre in the neighborhood. Hereâs some info from Joe on the construction and inspiration for the latest patch.
The second patch I made at the MIT Museum is totally done now, and you can hear it live on the stream. Listen to it at http://synth.media.mit.edu, and let me know what you think if youâre inclined â itâs running in physical space in Quad, of course â stereo on the stream. Note that this one has absolutely NO sequencer of any sort on it â all of the patterns you hear were made entirely from hand-patched logic (counters, ands, ors, flip flops, ring counters, rate multipliers, etc.). Itâs an entirely different kind of composition environment from the norm â you really need to simultaneously be an engineer while being an artist and something of a performer. The inspiration for this patch started with the Boredoms â if you donât know who they are, you should (http://www.boredoms.jp/). In particular, I was thinking of SuperRoots 9. The beauty of the patching interface is that you can never exactly nail what you start out to attain, but on the other hand, you get drawn into places you wouldnât have normally gone once you start. The 3 drummers that Yamantaka Eye performs with lay down a compelling rhythm that my hand-patched logic and analog processing canât match, of course. But this patch definitely has a strange jumpy groove once it gets into gear, and the 2-chord pad is archetypical too. Yes, Boredoms rule today! BTW, this patch took every cord I had, plus a good 30 more wires just shoved into the pin jacks â check out the photos here and here â the latter shows the kind of logic section patching complexity you need to build a sonic environment like this one.
Iâm ripping this baby out next Thursday, as Iâll be at the museum next Thursday and Friday (2/23 and 2/24) at 1pm to demonstrate the synthesizer to visitors â doing some very simple patches and showing off what the modules do in case anybody is interested in this. It will run continuously until then.
Otherwise, enjoy the stream â there are moments of introspective drift in-between wild percussion (yes, Boredoms!). I might pull the percussion line back so it doesnât come so often or regularly, but itâs essentially a wrap.
1130 a t m o s p h e r e on the Behance Network
Photography from Finland.
1128 Venetian Snares on bandcamp
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It's my birthday. Here are four nice trax from my collection. Been listening to these often, I like the way they make me feel.
1126 Tim Stinchcombe - Home Page
Doepfer A-100 Synthesizer
The Doepfer A-100 system conforms to the smaller of the two most popular sizes, modules being 3U high and using 3.5mm jacks, as opposed to the larger 'Moog-style' modules using the large 1/4-inch jacks. This is not to everyone's taste, but there is no denying that they offer a very wide range of modules, currently at over 100, and they are competitively priced. My system has been steadily growing (go here for my current list) since I bought the original batch in 2001
1116 Sitting is Killing You
As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, there is one thing nearly all modern Americans have in common: we sit all the time. Though our great shift towards computer-based work has done great things for productivity, it has, unfortunately, done terrible things for our health. From increased risk of heart disease and obesity in the long term, to sharply hampered cholesterol maintenance in the short term, the negative health effects of sitting are starting to weigh heavily against the benefits. Even the medical field â the greatest advocates of reducing sitting time â is plagued by this new health issue. Though doctors and nurses get plenty of walking time, it usually falls to the secretaries, billers, and coders to do all the sitting. And, as we can see, something has to change.
1114 Custom EMS Oscillator Bank in Euro module format | Hinton Instruments News
Hinton Instruments has provided a custom rebuild of an EMS Board âCâ into a 3U 62HP Eurorack format module incorporating all of Graham Hintonâs modifications and more, all within a 40mm depth. This is not a clone, we donât do clones so donât ask.
The module is shown here mounted in our new four rail open Euro frame with rear mounted Triple 1A PSU module and our new ModMix module. The combination provides a very high specification, comprehensive modular synthesizer front end.
1109 Weekend with the Ricoh GRDIV |
Iâve fielded a lot of questions lately about Ricohâs latest camera, the GRDIV. Honestly, it was getting a little tedious hearing about it haha. Although I suppose I understand considering thereâs hardly anything written about it anywhere. Iâve been having a bit of a love affair with Ricohâs film cameras the last little while so I hadnât thought much about the GRDIV. After having a chance to get one though, I decided it a good idea to give it a go.
1104 Custom EMS Oscillator Bank in Euro module format | Hinton Instruments News
Hinton Instruments has provided a custom rebuild of an EMS Board âCâ into a 3U 62HP Eurorack format module incorporating all of Graham Hintonâs modifications and more, all within a 40mm depth. This is not a clone, we donât do clones so donât ask.
The module is shown here mounted in our new four rail open Euro frame with rear mounted Triple 1A PSU module and our new ModMix module. The combination provides a very high specification, comprehensive modular synthesizer front end.
1097 synth books
Here's a list of books relating to synthesizers and electronic music that we think are worth reading. Click on the image to go to Amazon.com and view more information and purchase them. Feel free to suggest a book. We do not sell books.
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1090 Nord Modular Index
The Nord Modular patch archive. All patches ordered by author
Patches catagorized by Kristof Middendorf
Patches catagorized by 'sound' or 'style'. Most of these patches can also be found in the regular archive.
Patches catagorized by Tony Smyth
Patches catagorized by 'sound' or 'style'. Most of these patches can also be found in the regular archive.
This folder holds the .ZIP-ed archives of the patches and interesting threads. These archives are updated every day, so all recent patches can be found here too.
A growing collection of interesting articles from the Nord Modular mailing list.
Here we keep everything that doesn't fit elsewhere
This folder contains patches that are extracted from the Nord Modular mailinglist automaticly. These files are not manually checked and might be broken, copyrighted or might contain doubles. Here you can find the latest patches only posted minutes ago !
FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions. Here you can find answers on subjects that arise frequently on the mailinglist.
1061 Windows xp wallapaper history
l'hsitoire du papier peint par dĂ©faut de windows XP
1056 ĂŒber x0xSh0p.de
the x0xSh0p offers everything you need to construct your own x0xb0x.
begun with the simple transistor, over really rare components like the AN6562 OP Amp, or the very rare 2SC1583 transistor those your x0xb0x to that make what it represents them later: the best 303 replica in the world!
on the following pages youâll find informations about the old TB-303 and naturally to the x0xb0xâŠ therefore youâre finally here!
1052 Lab Overview
Not that I recommend this level of excitement to everyone, but this is my lab. It is my basement, and as you may note from the disheveled ceiling tiles up above, having this much equipment has actually forced me to purchase a separate AC unit for the basement. So my trendy two-zone AC house has now magically become a three-zone AC house. Fortunately, I didn't need a furnace for down here. Equipment is great in the winter to heat your house!
The lab has taken on a life of it's own over time... It started out as a single standard 7-foot 19" rack. Then it grew to two standard racks... Then it changed into three Ortronics Mighty-Mo 19" rack systems (because those are cool). As seen now, it has changed yet again into four separate rack cabinets. The cabinets are a bit pricey, so they aren't all the same vendor. Note to all, even if you find a really good price on Ebay, be aware that you still have to ship them, and they weigh a LOT! (This means, have lots of friends and lots of pizza/beer!)
Nov'04 -- Well, things have moved even more! The equipment was beating the AC unit that ran for the basement. So instead of being a three-level, three-zone house, we had to upgrade to being a four-zone house. Go figure. As noted above, I would not recommend this path to anyone unless you have a good amount of business to drive it! All of the equipment here is used for testing and lab purposes, but easily serves as Proof of Concept lab for many consulting clients of mine. The recent change was that the crawlspace area under the kitchen area was excavated out and had a concrete floor poured making an enclosed little room. In addition, a large air handler (AKA Mongo AC Unit) was put into that specific room and a door was installed for access and physical separation! While all a very interesting project, it is a pain to move any equipment that you amass, so definitely plan ahead for this sort of activity!
1050 Frieze Magazine | Comment | Conrad Schnitzler
In the early 1960s, Conrad Schnitzler met Joseph Beuys in a bar in DĂŒsseldorf. Beuys was at the start of his legendary run as a professor of âmonumental sculptureâ at DĂŒsseldorfâs Kunstakademie. Schnitzler was a sailor, who specialized in fixing the engines of merchant ships in nearby ports. Beuys took a liking to Schnitzler, inviting him to be one of his students. Schnitzler enrolled at the Kunstakademie, but dropped out a year or two later, much to Beuysâ dismay. If, as Beuys famously entreated, âeverybody is an artistâ, why did he have to go to school to be one? Schnitzler travelled for a few years, making metal sculptures and performance art. Then he took the metal sculptures he built during his time with Beuys, which he had covered in stark planes of black and white paint, dragged them all to a grassy field, and left them there.
Any future official Coil news and releases will be made here.
Jordi Devas (the executor of Peter's estate) and myself intend to make the entire Coil back catalogue available again on CD and any previously unreleased or unfinished work will be released as such. All in good time.
There have been NO official Coil releases since Peter passed away and I can confirm that a recent unofficial release has absolutely nothing to do with Coil . Please don't feed these parasites to genuine creativity.
1043 Monotribe, MIDI and me
When I heard about the monotribe, I had my doubts. Mostly that thereâs only one pattern, which is 8 steps long. Well, there are 8 extra steps for the drums, as well as a âflux modeâ which records your movements on the ribbon continuously. In that sense, it is limited, and is an instrument made to be played with your hands, rather than be programmed. But as it turned out, this was a design choice, and not a technical limitation. I can easily imagine why. They wanted it to seem as analog and playful as possible.
Same thing with MIDI. Officially, the monotribe doesnât support MIDI. It does however offer a sync pulse output and input. This allows it to be synced to other monotribes, modular synthesizers or even Korgâs own virtual iMS-20/iElectribe, using a special sync app on a second iPhone/Pod/Pad. However, the lack of MIDI is still a slight limitation.
1037 Hovering Art Directors
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1014 Nord Modular Tips & Tricks
Nord Modular & Micro Modular V3.03 tips & tricks
Welcome to the Nord Modular and Micro Modular 'tips and tricks' section! The workshops of this section are created by a very skilled Nord Modular user: Rob Hordijk.
On the 'tips and tricks' pages you will find various information regarding sound synthesis techniques. With every topic comes a workshop where you can follow the practical, non-mathematical, musician-oriented examples. The patches are kept as simple as possible showing only the basic connections. So it's up to you to color the tone to your liking, add modulation, etc., thus turning them into musically useful patches. Occasionally there might be a 'professional' patch as a bonus.
If you have a Nord Modular or Nord MicroModular synthesizer you can download the example patches directly from the workshops into the Modular Editor V3.03 program and your synth and play with them. Just click on the patch image to download the actual patch to your Modular. If you do not have a Nord Modular you can download the Modular Editor V3.03 software here and check out the patches visually.
Another very skilled Nord Modular/G2 user - Roland Kuit - has made the E-Book "SoundLab". This book covers synthesis techniques from A-Z, history of electronic music and composing techniques. For more info about the SoundLab E-Book, please visit: http://rolandkuit.blogspot.com/Topics available:
Basics of sound synthesis on the Nord Modular
This extensive section describes the basics of synthesis.
(By Rob Hordijk) Basic synthesis
This topic covers hardsync, softsync, FM-sync and VOSIM, a special application of sync.
(By Rob Hordijk)
This topic covers different types of FM, like linear FM, Phase Modulation and fixed formant FM.
(By Rob Hordijk)
Using the delay module
It's too short for echos, but it's a valuable tool that can be used in a variety of ways, creating both sound effects as well as physical models of plucked string sounds and resonant bodies.
(By Rob Hordijk)
Delay Module Workshop
Using logic modules
Mastering those yellow connections.
(By Rob Hordijk)
986 Arduino Blog Â» Blog Archive Â» CHEAP, FAT and OPEN
Jacob Remin, at CIID will present on August 27th, his Arduino-compatible sound synth. There are many projects out there aiming musicians that use Arduinoâs IDE as a programming platform, but Jacobâs wins them all when it comes to the PCBâs shape. Take a look at the picture here and explore his thesisâ blog for more information and videos where he shows the system at its full power.
(c) 2009 Cheap, Fat, and Open by J. Remin
As for today he hasnât published the videos using the final PCB, yet. However you can get a sneak preview to how it will be to play with it at the prototype he hand-wired using bits and pieces from a Stylophone, an LCD, some buttons, and other parts.
980 Fake Synths Process Post Â« Shout Out Out Out Out
For our Coming Home video we needed some burnable synths. Being a handy guy with a skill saw and plumb bob I whipped up three fake keyboards based on the Sequential Prophet 5, The Moog Voyager and a large 5U modular. It nearly destroyed my mind and I ended up basically pulling 3 all-nighters to finish in time. Anyway, the plan was to make them look as authentic as possible and to that end, I think we succeeded. Here are some pics of the processâŠ
962 25 Abandoned Soviet Monuments that look like they're from the Future | Crack Two
These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like TjentiĆĄte, Kozara and KadinjaÄa), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and NiĆĄ). They were designed by different sculptors (DuĆĄan DĆŸamonja, Vojin BakiÄ, Miodrag ĆœivkoviÄ, Jordan and Iskra Grabul, to name a few) and architects (Bogdan BogdanoviÄ, Gradimir MedakoviÄ...), conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors per year, especially young pioneers for their "patriotic education." After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned, and their symbolic meanings were forever lost.
From 2006 to 2009, Kempenaers toured around the ex-Yugoslavia region (now Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, etc.) with the help of a 1975 map of memorials, bringing before our eyes a series of melancholy yet striking images. His photos raise a question: can these former monuments continue to exist as pure sculptures? On one hand, their physical dilapidated condition and institutional neglect reflect a more general social historical fracturing. And on the other hand, they are still of stunning beauty without any symbolic significances. I know this may sound schizophrenic if you also read my last post. But maybe there are forms that can transcend meaning...
949 simple algorithms
This is a place to find information about some of the more fundamental algorithms used in computer science. This information is widely available on the net, but hopefully the way it's presented and discussed here will resonate with you.
Most of these are things you wouldn't need to write yourself. Modern libraries and languages tend to have quality implementations for all of this. Nonetheless, I truly believe that understanding how things work is key to improving how we work.
946 docs synth
- 360 SYSTEMS DIGITAL KEYBOARD brochure / prix / pub 1983
- 360 SYSTEMS MIDI BASS user manual
- ACCESS VIRUS catalogue Ă©tĂ© 2004
- ACCESS VIRUS user manual
- ACCESS VIRUS OS4 user manual
- ACCESS VIRUS TI brochure 2004
- ACCESS VIRUS TI user manual os1.0
- ALESIS HR 16-MMT 8 brochure
- ALESIS HR 16-16B-MMT8 user manual
- ALESIS HR16-MMT8 banc essai disc international avril 1988
- ALESIS HR16-MMT8 pub numĂ©ra
- VOCODER X-32 user manual / sons
- XPASS FILTER user manual
- SEMblance banc essai keyboards allemagne 2004
- SEMblance user manual
- FilteredCOFFEE user manual
- DROID 3 brochure
- VOSTOK user manual
- VOSTOK test electronic musician fĂ©vrier 2003
- VOSTOK test keys allemagne
- VOSTOK keyboard japon mai 2003
- AKAI AX73 brochure (avril 1986)
- AKAI AX80 banc essai sono
- AKAI AX80 brochure
- AKAI EVI 1000 user manual
- AKAI EWI 1000-EVI 1000-EVW 2000 banc essai sono
- AKAI EWI 3020 user manual
- AKAI EWI 3030m user manual
- AKAI ME sĂ©rie banc essai sono (10D 15F, 20A)
- AKAI ME sĂ©rie banc essai guitare claviers janvier 1986 (10D, 15F, 20A)
- AKAI ME sĂ©rie brochure (juin 1985)
- AKAI ME20A user manual
- AKAI ME25S brochure
- AKAI ME30P user manual
- AKAI ME30P brochure
- AKAI ME30PII user manual
- AKAI MX73 brochure
- AKAI S612 brochure
- AKAI S612 banc essai sono
- AKAI S900 banc essai sono
- AKAI S900 brochure (avril 1986)
- AKAI S900 carte marion system - import numĂ©ra
- AKAI S1000 banc essai sono
- AKAI S1100 user manual
- AKAI SG01P user manual
- AKAI SG01V user manual
- AKAI U4 phrase trainer brochure
- AKAI VX90 brochure (avril 1986)
- AKAI VX90 banc essai sono
- AKAI XR 10 brochure
- AKAI PEQ6 - MB76 banc essai sono
- AKAI pub
- AKAI catalogue gamme 86
- ARP AVATAR brochure publicitaire / modulaire faĂ§on 2600 /
- ARP AXXE banc essai disc international / pub keyboards 1976 / pub keyboards 1977
- ARP CENTAUR article disc international 1978
- ARP CHROMA brochure publicitaire
- ARP EXPLORER service manual / patch book
- ARP ODYSSEY banc essai sono / brochure / pub keyboards 1975 / pub1
- ARP OMNI pub disc 1976 / pub omni 2 1979 / voir atelier chok
- ARP POLARIS brochure
- ARP PRELUDE pub 1983
- ARP PRODGX banc essai sono
- ARP QUADRA banc essai sono / pub
- ARP QUARTET service manual / pub
- ARP LITTLE BROTHER 2950 schematics
- ARP PIANO 16 voies pub
- ARP SEQUENCER pub 1976
- ARP SOLUS banc essai Claviers septembre 1981 / pub Keyboards 1980
- ARP WING I et II modulaire
- ARP catalogue gamme / pub gamme 1977
- ARP catalogue gamme & accessoires
- ARP retro family tree - future music
- The rise and fall of ARP instruments keyboards avril 1983
ARP AVATAR ARP OMNI EMS VOCODER 5000
MP3 MP3 MP3
pub envoi des 2 flexi disc
- BANANA brochure
- BALDWIN 88 (KUSTOM) electronique piano brochure
- BOHM digidrums banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1983
- BOHM digidrums pub1 / pub2
- BOHM soundlab user manual
- BOHM soundlab service manual
- BOHM soundlab pub
- BOSS DR55 user manual+ tips / banc essai sono / service manual
- BOSS DR110 banc essai guitares claviers mai 1984
- BOSS catalogue Micro studio sĂ©rie
- BOSS banc essai sono sur 8 pĂ©dales
- CASIO 401 banc essai claviers aout 1981 / pub fiche technique /
- CASIO 701 pub janvier 1982
- CASIO 1000P pub 1983
- CASIO CZ101 pub
- CASIO CZ1000 banc essai guitares claviers dĂ©cembre 1985
- CASIO DH 100 user manual
- CASIO DH 500 service manual
- CASIO FZ1 user manual / banc essai disc international mai 1987 / pub
- CASIO MT40 pub mai 1982
- CASIO PT30 banc essai sono juillet 1983
- CASIOTONE VL1 banc essai disc international juillet 1981 / pub 1 / pub 2 / mod
- CASIO VZ1 user & service manual
- CASIO VZ1 banc essai disc international janvier 1989
- CASIO VZ1 pub disc international janvier 1989
- CASIO pub gamme 201 Ă 401/MT30&40 1981
- CASIO catalogue gamme
COUVERTURES (cliquer pour agrandir)
- DJET 004 banc essai disc international decembre 1979
- EXAGONE XM 64 banc essai disc international
- EXAGONE 64 pub
- REGGY synthĂ©tiseur de percussions banc essai sono
- CHEETAH pub distribution music land
- CHEETAH MS6 user manual
- CREAMWARE B4000 user manual
- CREAMWARE MINIMAX user manual
- CREAMWARE PRO12 user manual
- CREAMWARE PRODYSSEY user manual
- CREAMWARE MINMAX/PROFIT5 brochure
- BIT99 user manual
- BIT99 brochure
- BIT99 pub / banc essai sono 01
- BIT99 / BIT01 banc essai sono 2
- BIT01 voices and midi
- BIT MASTERKEYBOARD user manual
- BIT01 & MASTERKEYBOARD sous UNIQUE DBM test keyboards decembre 1986
- BIT variantes BIT/LEM/UNIQUE
- CRUMAR BABY GRAND pub
- CRUMAR MULTIMAN brochure
- CRUMAR MULTIMAN schematics
- CRUMAR MULTIMAN ORCHESTRATOR pub
- CRUMAR PERFORMER service manual
- CRUMAR sĂ©rie T pub
- CRUMAR T3 banc essai claviers fĂ©vrier 1982
- CRUMAR TRILOGY STRATUS pub
CASIOTONE 202 CASIOTONE 301 MATTEL SYNSONICS DRUMS YAMAHA SY77
MP3 MP3 MP3 MP3 MP3
- POLYEVOLVER rack banc essai recording musicien septembre 2004
- DOEPFER MAQ 16/3 banc essai sono
- DOEPFER MCV1-MCV8 user manual
- DREAM SAM XR pub 1989 / banc essai disc international 1989
- DYNACORD ADS / ADS K brochure
- DYNACORD DRS 78 banc essai sono
- DYNACORD DC 200 leslie brochure / pub 1976
- DYNACORD EMINENT 100A user manual
- DYNACORD EMINENT 100A service manual
- DYNACORD SRV 66 vocoder user manual / schematics / MP3 demo
- DYNACORD catalogue drum computer
- SYNERGY banc essai sono
- SYNERGY digital keyboards brochure
- SYNERGY I & II+ test keyboard US
COUVERTURES (cliquer pour agrandir)
- ELECTRO HARMONIX DIGITAL LOOPING RECORDER 64 Sec
- ELECTRO HARMONIX EH300 VOCODER manual / schematics
- ELECTRO HARMONIX HARMONIC OCTAVE GENERATOR user manual
- ELECTRO HARMONIX MICRO SYNTHESIZER user manual / schematics
- ELECTRO HARMONIX 8 pĂ©dales d'effets au banc d'essai - sono
- ELKA EK22 / EM22 user manual
- ELKA SYNTHEX banc essai sono / brochure / pub 1983
- ELKA 610 pub Keyboards 1975 / pub keyboards 1978
- ELKA MICROPIANO 16 brochure / pub 1983
- ELKA OMB5 pub
- ELKA OMB3 C92 X35 user manual
- ELKA SOLIST 505 pub 1978
- ELKA X50 banc essai claviers mars 1982
- ELKA X50/TWIN 51 pub
- ELKA X50 & 61P banc essai sono janvier 1982
- ELKA pub gamme
- EMS SYNTHI E banc essai sono
- EMS SYNTHI AKS banc essai disc international juillet-aout 1977
- VCS 3 / AKS article keyboard US novembre 1990
- AKS / VCS3 / Keyboard DK1/KS brochure
- EMS SYNTHI HI-FLI brochure
- EMS SYNTHI HI-FLI tarifs fĂ©vrier 1977 revendeurs Gamme
- EMS VOCODER 2000 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- EMS tarifs gamme janvier 1976 electrone / piano center
- ENSONIQ ASR user manual
- ENSONIQ ASR X user manual
- ENSONIQ ASR pro keyboards juillet 1999
- ENSONIQ EPS banc essai sono
- ENSONIQ EPS 16 plus user manual
- ENSONIQ ESQ1 pub
- ENSONIQ ESQM brochure
- ENSONIQ MIRAGE pub / article sono
- ENSONIQ SPM1 brochure
- ENSONIQ SQ2 banc essai sono
- ENSONIQ SQ80 banc essai sono
- ENSONIQ SQ88 reportage de EPS16 jusqu'au SQ80 keyboards
- ENSONIQ TS10-12 brochure
- ENSONIQ VFX banc essai keyboards aout 1989 / article disc international octobre 1989
- ENSONIQ VFX SD banc essai disc international decembre 1989
- FARFISA POLYCHROME banc essai claviers janvier 1983
- FARFISA SOUNDMAKER service manual
- FARFISA SYNTHORCHESTRA service manual
- FARFISA PRO 110 pub1 / pub2 / banc essai disc international mai 1979
- FARFISA VIP 255 brochure
- FARFISA VIP 345 brochure / service manual
- FARFISA VIP 400 brochure
- FARFISA MINI COMPACT user manual / service manual
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- RHODES 54 notes pub
- RHODES 54 banc essai sono
- RHODES 73 & 88 notes catalogue
- RHODES Mark catalogue
- RHODES extrait catalogue 1976
- RHODES electronic piano brochure / pub keyboards 1983
- RHODES pub herbie hancock
- RHODES pub disc international
- RHODES MK80/60 brochure
- ORGACOR Fratelli Crosio pub 1979
- ORGACOR PROHONIC SYNTHE pub (1982) / pub 1979
- DOCTOR CLICK user manual
- DOCTOR CLICK 2, MULTI TRIGGER, DRUM DOCTOR, MASTERBEAT extrait catalogue Music Land
- DOCTOR CLICK pub keyboards novembre 1983
- DOCTOR CLICK banc essai keyboards 1983
- MINI DOC, CLOCK DELAY, DOCTOR FLICK, MODULATOR extrait catalogue Music Land
- NANO SERIES pub 1983
- GEM SPRINTER 61 & 49 pub - banc essai
- GEM orgue sĂ©rie F30 Ă F50 pub 1976
- GEM orgue gamme portable (rodĂ©o 61, phantom 61) et meuble (H600, X365, wizard 320) pub
- GEM orgue gamme portable (sprinter 49 & 61) et meuble (H2000, wizard 315 & 321) pub
- IBANEZ mixer RM60 pub (catalogue oscar music)
- IBANEZ AD202 banc essai sono
- IBANEZ DM1000 pub 1983 /
- IBANEZ gamme pĂ©dale effets 1981 pub
- JEN caroussel C390 banc essai disc dĂ©cembre 1978 (orgue incluant JEN SX2000)
- JEN string machine 2007 banc essai sono
- JEN sx1000 brochure
- JEN sx2000 banc essai sono / test + pub disc international / user manual / patch vide et preset
- HAMMOND catalogue gamme 01
- HAMMOND catalogue gamme 02
- HH P73 piano Ă©lectrique banc essai claviers octobre 1981
- HH P73 pub disc international 1981
- HELPINSTILL piano Ă©lectro-accoustique banc essai claviers 1981
- HELPINSTILL piano Ă©lectro-accoustique pub
- HOHNER PIANET test disc international juillet aout 1977
- HOHNER C86 user manual
- HOHNER C86 service manual
- HOHNER C86 banc essai claviers janvier 1982
- HOHNER CLAVINET D6 banc essai sono
- HOHNER MELODICA SOPRANO user manual
- HOHNER MULTIMONICA user manual
- HOHNER orgue soufflerie organa mĂ©lodica catalogue Millet
- HOHNER extrait gamme 1975 / 1977
- JMS CGX interface midi in cv/gate - import numĂ©ra
- JMS midi master synchronizer - import numĂ©ra
- KAWAI 100 F banc essai sono
- KAWAI 100 F brochure
- KAWAI 100F notes disc international
- KAWAI 100F schematics
- KAWAI 100F user manual and patchs
- KAWAI 100F user manual in franĂ§ais
- KAWAI GB1 user manual
- KAWAI GB2 user manual / rythm pattern
- KAWAI K1 banc essai guitares claviers juillet 1988 / pub 1989 / brochure
- KAWAI K4 banc essai keyboards novembre 1989
- KAWAI K5 brochure / sound library
- KAWAI SPECTRA KC10 user manual
- KAWAI MAV8 user manual
- KAWAI MM16 user manual
- KAWAI MX16 user manual
- KAWAI MX8R user manual
- KAWAI R100 service manual / brochure / banc essai disc international
- KAWAI SX210 banc essai sono / brochure / pub keyboards 1983 / pub disc 1983
- KAWAI sĂ©rie EP 308/308S/608 pub1 1983 / pub2 1983
- KAWAI EP608 user manual/schematics / brochure
- KAWAI EP308/308S user manual
- KAWAI ORGAN E550/650 service manual
- KORG 700S user manual
- KORG 900S banc essai sono
- KORG A3 banc essai disc international aout 1989
- KORG BX3 pub1 / pub2
- KORG CX3 banc essai claviers aout 1981 / pub 1981
- KORG DS8 brochure
- KORG EPS1 banc essai sono
- KORG EX800 user manual
- KORG EX800/RK100 brochure
- KORG KMX 8/MM 25 brochure 1983
- KORG KPR77 banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1983
- KORG MICROPRESET M500 user manual+service manual / patches
- KORG MICROPRESET M500 banc essai sono
- KORG MONOPOLY - POLYSIX brochure
- KORG MONOPOLY banc essai sono / settings
- KORG MONOTRON schematics
- KORG MS 20/ SQ 10 - YAMAHA CS 30 match synthĂ©tiseurs disc international dĂ©cembre 1978
- KORG POLY 800 user manual francais / banc essai sono
- KORG POLYSIX banc essai disc international aout 1982
- KORG PSS50 banc essai guitares claviers fĂ©vrier 1985 + modif
- KORG TRIDENT banc essai sono mag
- KORG mr multi user manual
- KORG EPS1 banc essai sono
- KORG SDD300 pub 1983
- KORG SYGMA banc essai disc international septembre 1979
- KORG SYGMA user manual
- KORG SYGMA korg magazine winter 2002
- KORG VC10 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- KORG X911 pages annotĂ©es d'Eric.G pour modularisation du X911 / voir son site
- KORG catalogue gamme 1981
- KORG catalogue gamme 1982
- KORG article disc international arrivĂ©e sĂ©rie ms Francfort
Synthesizer Bionic Orchestra - Francis rimbert Joop Stokkermans - The Magic of the ARP-Synthesizer
- KURZWEIL 250 banc essai claviers octobre 1984
- LINN 9000 pub keyboards juillet 1985
- LINNDRUM pub keyboards juin 1983
- MATTEL SYNSONICS DRUMS user manual francais + plan accessory jack
- MATTEL SYNSONICS DRUMS pub keyboards 1983
- MATTEL MAGICAL MUSICAL THING user manual
- M-AUDIO AXIOM user manual
- MDB sortie polysĂ©quenceur 1981
- MDB TRIGGTOM 4 extrait catalogue music land
- MDB WINDOW RECORDER extrait catalogue music land
- POLY-MIDI brochure
- POLY-MIDI vs YAMAHA QX7 banc essai guitares claviers septembre 1985
- S2000 sĂ©quenceur monophonique brochure
- SUPERBAT brochure
- MICROPERFORMANCE encart pub disc international
- MOOG constellation brochure
- MOOG memorymoog brochure
- MOOG micromoog notes disc international
- MOOG le minimoog de 1998 pub
- MOOG polymoog brochure 1 / brochure 2
- MOOG polymoog pub annonce disc international
- MOOG PRODIGY banc essai disc international juin 1980
- MOOG PRODIGY brochure
- MOOG SONIC 6 brochure 1974
- MOOG pub1 1979 /
- MOOG prix 1979
- MOOG catalogue
- MOOG CATALOGUE 1973
- ENCYCLOPEDIA of MOOG ARTISTS
- MXR 15-21 equalizer brochure
- MXR time delay command banc essai disc international aout 1982
- MXR pub gamme effets 1979 / pub 1982
- NOVATION A STATION brochure
- NOVATION BASS STATION brochure
- NOVATION DRUM STATION brochure
- NOVATION KS4-KS5-KS6 brochure
- NOVATION KS4-KS5 user manual
- NOVATION K-STATION brochure
- NOVATION SUPERNOVA banc essai keyboards novembre 1998
- NOVATION SUPERNOVA 2 brochure
- NOVATION X STATION REMOTE brochure
- NOVATION Xio synth brochure
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 6 banc essai sono / brochure
- OBERHEIM DMX banc essai sono juillet 1983 / brochure
- OBERHEIM DPX1 brochure 1897
- OBERHEIM DSX brochure / pub 1981
- OBERHEIM DX brochure 1986
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 6 banc essai sono / brochure
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 12 banc essai sono / brochure / banc essai keyboards juillet 1985
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 1000 patches 1 / schematics / patchesbook 2
- OBERHEIM OB-X pub (piano center)
- OBERHEIM OB-Xa banc essai claviers mai 1981
- OBERHEIM OB-1 brochure / pub 1978
- OBERHEIM OB-8 banc essai keyboards 1983 avec DMX & DSX
- OBERHEIM PROMMER banc essai sono / brochure
- OBERHEIM STRETCH brochure 1987
- OBERHEIM pub gamme mars 1986 / pub 1984
- OBERHEIM prix NumĂ©ra 1985 / article retro family tree-future music
- OSCAR banc essai sono
- OSCAR pub
- OSCAR extrait catalogue Music Land
- OSC ADVANCED SOUND GENERATOR extrait catalogue Music land
- OSC ADVANCED SOUND GENERATOR guitare de "commande" SYNTHAXE
- voir sur le site de jbfairlight
- PPG PRK brochure
- PPG WALDORF retro family tree article future music
- PPG prices list numĂ©ra 1985
- PPG WAVE II banc essai claviers novembre 1981 / article disc international
- PPG pub 1 1984 / pub 2 1984 / pub 3 1984
- QUASIMIDI SIRIUS banc essai keyboards janvier 1999
- QUASIMIDI RAVEOLUTION 909 banc essai keyboards dĂ©cembre 1997
- ROLAND A880 banc essai sono
- ROLAND CR78 banc essai sono
- ROLAND CR1000 pub 1987
- ROLAND DDR 30-PD10-PD20 brochure 1985
- ROLAND GR300 banc essai sono
- ROLAND GR700 banc essai claviers 1985
- ROLAND GR700 user manual
- ROLAND G707 guitar controller user manual
- ROLAND JUNO 6 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JUNO 106 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JUPITER 4 banc essai disc international janvier 1979
- ROLAND JUPITER 6 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JUPITER 8 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JX3P banc essai sono
- ROLAND JX8P banc essai sono
- ROLAND MC202 banc essai sono
- ROLAND MP600 banc essai claviers novembre 1981
- ROLAND MP700 banc essai sono + pub
- ROLAND OCTAPAD pad 8 controller brochure 1985
- ROLAND PIANO PLUS 11 banc essai disc international aout 1982
- ROLAND REVO 250 / 120 pub
- ROLAND SDE 2000 banc essai sono mai 1982
- ROLAND SDE 2500 banc essai sono
- ROLAND SH101 banc essai sono
- ROLAND SH3A banc essai disc international mai 1977
- ROLAND SDP11 brochure 1993
- ROLAND SUPER JX banc essai sono
- ROLAND SVC 350 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TB303 banc essai sono / pub 1983
- ROLAND TR505 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TR707 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TR808 banc essai sono / pub 1981
- ROLAND TR909 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TL12 brochure 1986
- ROLAND VP 330 banc essai disc international juin 1980
- ROLAND pub / pub gamme 1977
- ROLAND catalogue gamme 1981
- ROLAND catalogue volume 5 mai 1984
- ROLAND catalogue news Ă©tĂ© 1986
- DRUMTRACKS banc essai sono
- DRUMTRACKS brochure
- DRUMTRACKS banc essai guitare claviers (basse res)
- PRO ONE banc essai claviers dĂ©cembre 1981
- PRO ONE banc essai sono
- PRO ONE brochure
- PROPHET 5 banc essai sono
- PROPHET 5 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- PROPHET 5 brochure
- PROPHET 5 pub "devenez revendeur" disc international 1981
- PROPHET 600 banc essai sono
- PROPHET 600 brochure
- PROPHET T8 banc essai sono
- PROPHET T8 brochure
- PROPHET T8 user manual (seulement chapitre 7 midi)
- PROPHET 10 pub
- PROPHET VS brochure
- SIXTRAK banc essai guitares claviers mai 1984
- SIXTRAK banc essai sono
- SIXTRAK brochure
- MODEL 700 programmer brochure
- MODEL 800 sequenceur user manual
- POLYSEQUENCEUR pub keyboards juin 1983
- PROPHET 2000 brochure
- PROPHET 2000 user manual
- SPLIT EIGHT user manual
- PRELUDE pub
- PIANO FORTE pub
- SEQUENTIAL TRAKS music system brochure distribution music
- SEQUENTIAL pub 1984 / pub 1982
- SEQUENTIAL prix gamme (1981/1984)
- SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS brochure gamme (basse res)
- SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS brochure gamme inclus PRO-FX
- SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS catalogue wine country novembre 1994
- SIEL OPERA 6 banc essai sono
- SIEL OPERA 6 brochure
- SIEL CRUISE user manual
- SIEL DK600/EXP600 pub
- SIEL MK900 pub keyboards novembre 1984
- SIEL pub disc international 1981
- CLAVIOLINE SELMER livret accompagnement de l'appareil
- SELMER PIANOTRON / ORGUE CAPRI brochure
- SIMONS SILICON MALLET reportage disc international 1987
- SIMMONS MTX9 banc essai disc international avril 1987 / user manual
- SIMMONS SDSV banc essai claviers dĂ©cembre 1981
- SOLTON live series pub 1988
- SOLTON ARRANGER PLUS pub 1987
- SOLTON MS40 user manual
- SOLTON MS 50/60 user manual
- SOLTON orgue synthĂ© P500 C pub
- STYLOPHONE DUBREQ user manual 1+ boite
- STYLOPHONE DUBREQ user manual 2 + boite/vinyl
- STYLOPHONE 350S PUB
- SYRINX banc essai sono
- SYRINX patch sheet
- SYRINX brochure
- SYNTOVOX SPX216 extrait catalogue music land
- SYNTOVOX 222 banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1979
- SYNTECHNO TEEBEE mark1 user manual (3.1)
- TEISCO S60F banc essai claviers octobre 1981 / banc essai sono
- TEISCO S60F & S110F banc essai disc international juillet 1981 / pub disc international 1981
- TEISCO brochure gamme
- VOX catalogue incluant Electronic piano
- WALDORF MICROWAVE XT banc essai keyboards juillet 1998
- WELSON GLOBE TROTTER banc essai disc international septembre 1979 & pub
- WELSON METEOR pub
- WELSON CONDOR pub
- WELSON gamme spinet (princess, comet, music love, granfiesta) pub
- WELSON FIESTA & IMPERATIVE 1977 pub
- YAMAHA CE20 banc essai claviers fĂ©vrier 1983
- YAMAHA sĂ©rie DX brochure
- YAMAHA DX5 brochure
- YAMAHA DX7 banc essai sono / brochure
- YAMAHA DX7 II brochure
- YAMAHA DX9 brochure
- YAMAHA DX11 brochure
- YAMAHA DX21 brochure
- YAMAHA FB01 user manual / service manual
- YAMAHA QX5 banc essai disc international janvier 1989
- YAMAHA RX5&17 banc essai disc international
- YAMAHA RX15 user manual fr / brochure (11&15) / banc essai sono / pattern book (11&15)
- YAMAHA REV 100 user manual
- YAMAHA CS30 vs KORG MS 20 disc international
- YAMAHA CS70M pub 1983
- YAMAHA WALKBAND pub 1981 / pub gamme 1983
- YAMAHA GX1 user manual
- YAMAHA YC30 user manual
- YAMAHA YC45D service manual / user manual
- YAMAHA SĂ©rie 100 pub 1989
- YAMAHA catalogue series producer 1983
- YAMAHA catalogue series producer 1985
- YAMAHA catalogue 1984
- YAMAHA brochure gamme 1982 / pub 1982
- YAMAHA pub 1 1979 / pub 2 1979
- LAB series L5 L7 L9 L11 schematics
- LAB L5 pub
AMPLIFICATION LESLIE (ou effet leslie)
- DYNACORD DC200 H pub 1976
- ROTOR-SOUND CSE 80M pub
- POLYTONES electronic rotating sound modulator pub keyboards 1984
- ECHOLETTE M IVE brochure
- LESLIE/CABINES A SON TOURNANT banc essai disc international
- NEO INSTRUMENTS VENTILATOR user manual
- ROLAND REVO 250 / 120 pub
- HUGHES KETTNER/ROTOSPHERE - MOTION SOUND PRO 3 keyboards mai 1997
- LESLIE STORY article de StĂ©phane Bredel
- LES CABINES LESLIE modĂšles,achat, cablage, accessoires, entretien
- LES CHAMBRES D'ECHO et REVERBERATION A BANDES mĂ©canisme disc janvier 1976
- BANC ESSAI CHAMBRES ECHO Ă BANDES disc janvier 1976
- ANALOG LAB VOCODER X-32 user manual / sons
- DYNACORD SRV 66 vocoder user manual / schematics / MP3 demo
- ELECTRO HARMONIX EH300 VOCODER manual / schematics
- EMS VOCODER 2000 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- KORG VC10 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- ROLAND SVC 350 banc essai sono
- SYNTOVOX SPX216 extrait catalogue music land
- SYNTOVOX 222 banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1979
- LES VOCODERS disc international mai 1979
DIVERS CONTROLEURS MIDI
- FROSTWAVE FAT CONTROLLER user manual
- J.L.COOPER CS10-2 user manual
- KEYFAX PHATBOY banc essai keyboards dĂ©cembre 1998
- BLUE SKY LOGIC MIXI user manual
- PEAVEY 1600 user manual / Patchs pour 1600
- PEAVEY 1600X user manual / Patchs pour 1600X
- PEAVEY 1600X banc essai keyboards mars 1998
- ZENDRUM ZX user manual
DIVERS MIDI (ACCESSOIRES)
- KENTON ELECTRONICS PRO II intĂ©grale
- EUROPAC rational/ SCHROFF catalogue
- Les synthĂ©tiseurs de A Ă Z sono (article en 2 parties)
- Les synthĂ©tiseurs hifi stĂ©rĂ©o septembre 1976 de E.Lemery
- SynthĂšse sonore 1Ăšre partie
- SynthĂšse sonore 2Ăšme partie
- SynthĂšse sonore 3Ăšme partie
- SynthĂšse sonore 4Ăšme partie
- Le vcf
- Le bruit de J.P.Verpeaux (claviers)
- Le suiveur d'enveloppe de J.P.Verpeaux (claviers)
- Sample hold1 / sample hold2 (1983)
- Mon premier "appareil" clavier octobre 1981
- Le compresseur
- Les sequenceurs (guitares claviers J.P Verpeaux 1985) + le sequenceur apprivoisĂ© (claviers)
- Le modulateur de J.P. Verpeaux (claviers)
- 10 ans de synthĂ©tiseur J.Sanjuan Hifi stĂ©rĂ©o 1978
- 2Ă©me disco forum matĂ©riel tournĂ©e F.Rimbert/korg
- History of electronic sound modification H.Bode
- La synthĂšse du son de E.Lemery - disc international novembre 1979
- Vangelis, victoire sur les vibrations - Alain dister - claviers mai 1981
- Onze nouveaux synthĂ©tiseurs mis en fiches - claviers mars 1982
- 120 years of electronic music
- Les instruments de musique Ă©lectronique (E.Lemery - hifi stĂ©rĂ©o mai 1976)
- Les principes de base piezo Ă©lectricitĂ©, magnĂ©tisme et Ă©lectrostatique (E.Lemery)
- Martin Newcomb, the collector - Future Music
- Rhythmic control of analog sequencer polyphony septembre/octobre 1978
- Introduction aux techniques de synthese du son S.Natkin 2003
- Electronic musical instruments "a survey of the commercial scene" - Pratical electronic supplements novembre 1972
- Francis Rimbert dĂ©monstrateur korg (au dĂ©but...)
- Richard Wright & Pink floyd - Keyboard, synthesizer & electronics equipment - ver 1.56
- ONDIOLINE PUB
- MELLOTRON prix janvier 1976
- MIDI CODE HEX fabricants
- MIDI PITCH - NOTE FREQUENCY
- LAG LE KEY pub et banc essai computer music
- Will systems MAB 303 banc essai keyboards mai 1997
- MULTIVOX pub gamme dĂ©cembre 1979
- ELEX gamme pub 1976
- GIBSON G101 user manual / service manual
- GIBSON P2 service manual
- KUSTOM ORGAN brochure
- RIHA JUPITER 2 pub 1977
- RIHA gamme variĂ©tĂ© pub 1978
- RIHA ORCHESTRA pub 1979
- Evolution de l'orgue Ă©lectronique disc international dĂ©cembre 1978
- RĂ©pertoire midi : les orgues
- MILTON les orgues pub disc international
- L'orgue photoĂ©lectronique FOTOSONOR
- Anatomie de l'orgue Ă©lectronique Hifi StĂ©rĂ©o juin 1976 de E.Lemery
DIVERS PEDALES EFFETS
- ARIA pub gamme effets 1983
- DOD pub gamme effets 1979
- REDSON 7pĂ©dales effets banc essai sono janvier 1982
- ELECTRIX EQ killer user manual
- ELECTRIX filter factory user manual
- ELECTRIX filter factory keyboards juillet 1999
- ELECTRIX filter queen user manual
- ELECTRIX mo fx user manual
- ELECTRIX warp factory user manual
- ELECTRIX repeater user manual
- ELECTRIX banc essai warp/filter /mofx computer music 1999
- EVENTIDE BABY HARMONIZER HM80 banc essai claviers octobre 1981
- DIGITECH DSP128 keyboards juillet 1999
- DBX catalogue 1980 (ou 78 pas sur ...)
- ROCKTRON HUSH IIC banc essai disc international mai 1987
- ROLLING REC5/COSMIC AE 7000/ZOOM ER 200 banc essai sono
- T.C ELECTRONIC 2290 banc essai disc international mai 1987
- PUBLISON DHM 92-B2 banc essai disc international septembre 1979
- PUBLISON RELIEF ENLARGER banc essai sono 1983
- Principe fondamentaux des effets (E.Lemery) 1981
- AKAI 4000 DS MKII user manual
- AKAI 4000 DS brochure et banc essai hifi stĂ©rĂ©o octobre 1975
- AKAI GX 635D service manual
- AKAI GX 646 service manual
- TASCAM 22-2 & 22-4 banc essai sono janvier 1982
- TASCAM 688 user manual
- TASCAM 388 studio8 user manual
- TASCAM A34 service manual
- TEAC 3440 user manual
- OTARI MX 5050 1/2 QXHD - TEAC A 3440 banc essai disc international
- CHOISIR SA TABLE DE MIXAGE disc international novembre 1979
- LES TETES MAGNETIQUES
DIVERS BOITE A RYTHME / PERCUSSION
- RYTHMATIC MARS ou HENCOT brochure / manual
- PEARL DRUMX banc essai guitares claviers
- PEARL SC20/SC40 user manual
- PEARL SYNCUSSION 1 user manual
- SOUNDMASTER STIX ST305 test guitares claviers mai 1984
- SOUDMASTER STIX ST305 pub keyboards novembre 1983
- SYNTOBA RAMEAU
- SYNDRUM test DISC international
- SYNARE pub / banc essai disc international juillet 1981
- SYNARE 3 banc essai disc international
- CAPELLE KLONE KIT 2 banc essai claviers octobre 1984
- DIGITAR CHARLIE LAB brochure
- MARANTZ pianocorder brochure distribution hamm
DIVERS BOUTIQUE / CATALOGUES / PRIX
- SOMMAIRE SONO magazine du 1 au 95
- PHONORGAN pub
- HISTOIRE DE LA MUSIQUE - Casterman - 1972
- CLAVIERS - Edts J.M.G - 1989
- LE MONDE DU POP ROCK - HATIER - 1977
- CATALOGUE Studio Robert Schroeder
- User & service manual sur le site de pharmacon : http://www.cem3374.com/archive.htm
- Les pubs sur :http://retrosynthads.blogspot.com/
936 Colour Sound Oblivion
Musick cures you of time.
917 Sitting 101: Desk Ergonomics
I consider myself an active person and am definitely happier strolling about than sitting, but I sit for a large portion of the day. I blog â how could I avoid a chair? Like most things, there's a technique to sitting. A well-designed workstation
Sitting, 101, Desk, Ergonomics
914 Social Sound Design is a Q&A site for Sound Designers.
Social Sound Design is a Q&A site encompassing all the wonderful disciplines of sound design:
Film, game, art and installations, sound effects, new media, software, programming (Max/MSP; Pd, etc.), Arduino and micro-controllers, gear, feedback, recording, techniques and tips...
As long as it involves sound design, it is welcome here!
909 5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating
5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating: If you're new to small business negotiating or find deal-making to be difficult, here are some missteps to avoid.
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I have started to build a (slightly) updated version of the Korg PS-3200 synthesizer.
The PS-3200 was the last of three fully polyphonic, semi-modular analogue synthesizers offered by Korg in the late 70's. (See Ben Ward's excellent Korg PS site for detailed information, including user manuals.)
The concept of the PS-Synthesizers was different from other manufacturer's early polyphonic instruments. Instead of using a small number of voices and a clever keyboard assigning circuit, the "PolyKorgs" had a complete synthesizer circuit, hard wired to each key. That makes a total of 48 VCFs, 48 VCAs and 48 voltage controlled ADSRs even for the smallest of the range, the PS-3100. The largest of the range, PS-3300, even had 144 of these circuits.
The sheer number of synthesizer circuits called for an extremly economic circuit design, and it's a joy to look at Korg's design ideas which led to building blocks that almost did the same as in the better known "classic" synthesizers. And after many years of engineering and reverse-engineering electronic music circuits, I have learned to look at odd solutions not as "substandard", but as a source of creativity an individual character. Here's a list of some highlights:
Function Implementation Side effects
Single-Transistor Waveform Converter creates triangle, saw, pulse and PWM from saw input, using one (!) transistor, one diode and two resistors per voice, plus two global control voltages Pulse height also changes with pulse width
5-Transistor-VCF (Korg-35) A Voltage controlled 2-pole (Sallen&Key) LPF built from 5 transistors rather high CV feedthru
Single-Diode VC Resonance The dynamic resistance of a simple diode is used to alter the feedback gain of the VCF limited range of Q
"Expand" function instead of VCF Envelope modulation depth Instead of scaling down the ADSR with a VCA, the a variable portion of the Envelope is just clipped with a single diode. It's so remarkably close to ordinary VCA function that apparently nobody takes notice. At least I have not read about it anywhere.
At slow Atack times, the Envelope appears delayed at the VCF (no effect until th eclipping point is reached). Usefull for Brass sounds, and not easy to emulate with conventional synthesizers.
Minimum parts count Voltage Controlled ADSR Three transistors, 1/2 of a LM324 and one CD4007 per voice. Plus some more involved control circuit, shared by several voices Transistors must be selected in 13-tuples, not just in pairs.
ADSR detail (1):
One-opamp control logic 1/4 LM324 is used as Flipflop, which is dynamically set by Gate-ON, dynamically reset by Gate-OFF, statically reset when the attack peak voltage is reached, and whose set/reset sensitivity is altered by a CV Very odd "Hold" function, depending on the "Attack"-value. But very useful in practise.
ADSR detail (2):
Single-Transistor, exponential slope VC-Decay Using a single transistor per voice for VC Attack and Release is remarkable already, even though the A and R slopes are linerar. But the Decay slope is exponential, and this is achieved with a single transistor and two resistors per voice! The Decay time range is rather limited. No ultra fast Decay, and no ultra slow Decay either.
Single-Transistor VCA That's the "Korg standard" VCA, well known from other instruments like the MS-10.
871 Get familiar with HTML5! - Dev.Opera
Dev.Opera article: Get familiar with HTML5!
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Most of the web standards curriculum is based on the last stable version of HTML â HTML 4.01. The HTML 4.01 spec was completed in 1999, over 10 years ago as of the time of this writing! But unless you've been hiding under a rock for the last year or so, you'll be well aware that there is a new version of HTML in production â HTML5!
So why have we been teaching you HTML 4.01 in spite of this? In this article we'll answer this question, and many more. We'll give you the essential background you need to know on why HTML5 came about, and where it is up to now. We'll advise you on how it can fit into your learning right now, even if you are a novice web designer or developer, and we will look at some of the main features of HTML5, so you can see what it adds to the already powerful HTML language.
870 How I Use Visualization To Drive Creativity
This is a guest post by Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur turned VC. ĂÂ He sold his second company to Salesforce.com, becoming VP of Product Management. He joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner focusing on early-stage technology companies. Read more about Suster on his blog atĂÂ Bothsidesofthetable and on Twitter atĂÂ @msuster.
This is a guest post by Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur turned VC. He sold his second company to Salesforce.com, becoming VP of Product Management. He joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner focusing on early-stage technology companies. Read more about Suster on his blog at Bothsidesofthetable and on Twitter at @msuster.
Creativity. Iâve always believed itâs been one of the most important attributes of business success yet something very few business leaders talk about. So I thought Iâd write a post about how I drive my personal creativity.
As a practitioner of creativity rather than as an instructor of it Iâm certain that there are many ways to get the creative juices flowing and how to release more creativity. The one that works best for me is visualization coupled with self talk.
Visualization is so important to help yourself & others conceptualize ideas. Itâs why I always work hard to find images for my blog posts & why all of my keynote presentations are visual rather than bullet points with words.
868 How Facebook Ships Code Â« FrameThink â Frameworks for Thinking People
Iâm fascinated by the way Facebook operates. Itâs a very unique environment, not easily replicated (nor would their system work for all companies, even if they tried). These are notes gathered from talking with many friends at Facebook about how the company develops and releases software.
Itâs been over six months since I assembled these observations and Iâm sure Facebook has continuously evolved its software development practices in the meantime. So these notes are probably a little bit out-of-date. It also seems like Facebookâs developer-driven culture is coming under greater public scrutiny. So Iâm feeling more comfortable now about releasing these notesâŠ HUGE thanks to the many folks who helped put together this view inside of Facebook! Thanks are also due to folks like epriest and fryfrog who have written up corrections and edits.
What an amazing instrument! The DSI Evolver has the signature "old school" timbre down pat as well as being able to provide digital timbres reminiscent of the Waldorf Q. There's certainly a "rougher" side available as well with all the feedback implementation and controled distortion. Being able to make PM type plucked and blown sounds is just icing on the cake. Dave Smith should be commended for a job well done. Just have a look at the Panel Layout to get a taste of what this beauty can dish out - the controls are pretty much laid out in the form of a signal path graphic. Be sure to visit Dave Smith's Website!
Evolver Sound Examples
There are a lot of demos of the Evolver on the web showcasing the gutsy harsh sounds of this beast so I decided to post demos of some of my own patches as examples of the "softer" more "vintage" side of the Evolver's timbre. I make no apologies for these unpolished recordings - these are merely sound samples ;)
Resonant Plucked Pad
This pad shows some of the rich resonant nature of the filter.
This is a simple analog brass lead patch.
A fun patch with lots of motion made using my "Audio-rate Filter FM" programming tip below.
A nice bland-vanilla pad ^_^
What can I say? I love pads...
For more MP3 demos showing the full gamut of sounds the Evolver and Polyevolver are capable of, please visit the excellent website of Stefan Trippler!
The Definitive Guide to Evolver
This rather in-depth guide to the Evolver goes places and does things a mere manual can't. This labor-of-love was crafted by Anu Kirk and with his kind permission, I am offering this fantastic resource right here in PDF format!
A much smaller version (400K) is here but it dosen't have internal hyperlinks.
Here's a fun repository of programming tips for the Evolver in all its incarnations. Please email me if you would like to add some.
Fingered Wave Sequence
Submitted by Dave Bryce. This brilliant technique has to be heard to be believed! Plus, its one of those cool things unique to the Evolver! This particular tip is so full of detailed information that it gets its own page!
Audio-rate Filter FM
Submitted by James Maier. Use the "Audio Mod" parameter in the Filter section to frequency-modulate the cutoff with the analog oscillator. Add resonance until the filter is just on the edge of oscillation then mod the cutoff with just a little triangle LFO set at a very slow speed. Amazing moving chorusing pad and lead sounds can be made this way.
Fatter Bass/Pad Sounds
Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the same sound in both channels (detuned saws, for instance). With the filters at the 24dB setting, increasing resonance cuts the passband as on the Moog filters. Set Envelope 3 to minimum attack, maximum decay and release, and sustain to maximum. This "creates" an offset, a continuous "on" signal while the keys are gated. Modulate one filters' resonance up (just one), or of the overall resonance level is high, us it to modulate one filters' resonance to its minimum. You get the resonant character plus the size of the non-resonant filter. Use Tri and Sine waves on that side too.
Submitted by James Maier. The Evolver can make many ultra-bright and buzzy sounds due to its extensive feedback and distortion stages but sometimes people miss the subtler side of the beast. For a warmer sound use little or no distortion, close the filter just a bit and turn off the feedback and delay lines. I've managed to get dead-on Prophet5 timbres this way.
Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the envelopes to linear, and use a Mod to modulate AmpEnv All by itself (lin through log responses with positive and negative self-modulation).
This is of course fun on the filter envelopes as well.
More Vintage Character
Submitted by Mike Peake. Oscillator Slop, set at 5, doesn't come close to the Moog and other old-timer movement, so add slight (1 or 2) LFO to pitch modulations, with individual LFOs per oscillator, and a touch of LFO to LFO rate modulation. A tad of Envelope 3 to pitch helps as well.
Don't miss out on the 12dB filter setting
Submitted by Mike Peake. The 24dB setting has much more resonance, but the 12dB setting can sound nice and plucky, and do nice slightly fuzzy pads etc.
DSI Evolver Waveshape Charts
Below are charts I've assembled of the digital waveforms and their spectra as currently used in the DSI Evolver synthesizers. Originally these waves were unique to the SCI ProphetVS vector synth.
I find these waveform/spectra graphics really usefull when programming sounds - maybe you will as well. Pay special attention to the spectra as this info is sometimes much more useful than waveshape in determining actual timbre - even before you hear what the waveform sounds like.
These are designed to be downloaded (right-click & "save target as"), and printed at 300dpi on 8.5" x 11" pages - don't resize these images before printing or you will lose useful detail. Use them as a handy refrence. This information was cobbled together from various scattered sources (with very special thanks to Achim Gratz!).
Any errors or omissions are my own. ^_^
As far as the origin of these waves is concerned, one of the original VS engineers, Chris Meyer, said:
"The original waves for the VS were created three ways - extracting single-cycles from sampled sounds, using a custom additive synthesis program, and using a program Josh (Josh Jeffe, another VS engineer) slapped together called "Hacker" where you could draw the waveshape. These were fed straight from the computer through the filter and VCA of a Pro-One to figure out what they might sound like in a patch. And by the way, no PPG waveforms appear inside the VS - we had access to them, but in the end our consciences got the better of us. We did steal some waveforms from the Korg DW6000, but only by looking at the harmonic drawings on the front panel and trying to imitate them in our additive synthesis program."
Modulation Matrix "Cheat Sheet"
This chart shows all the modulation routing available on the Evolver. This same info is available in the manual but this can be printed on a single sheet of paper as a handy refrence!
These I created just for fun and desktop "beautification" ;)
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1024 X 768
800 X 600
824 Set Up and Get to Know Your New Camera
Whether it takes photos or videos, and whether it fits in the palm of your hand or has interchangeable lenses, you've got a brand new camera to play with. Here's how to get the most out of your great new gift.
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812 ED102 - Octave-Volts-Hertz
The ED102 borrows heavily from the Korg MS-02âą although it was developed independently of Korg Inc.
Korg and MS-02 are the trademarks of Korg Inc.
Among presently available music synthesizers, there are two different types of control system used for controlling devices such as the VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) and VCF (voltage controlled filter). These two systems been: Hertz/Volt (Hz/V) and Octave/Volt (Oct/V).
The graph to the left shows the relationship between the VCO oscillator frequency (pitch) and the control voltage (keyboard output voltage). The straight line on the graph is from a synthesizer in which there is a one octave change for every one volt change in the control voltage (Oct/V). In contrast, the curved line on the graph is the control voltage from a synthesizer in which the VCO frequency is proportional to voltage (Hz/V system).
To allow these systems to work together you will need a module like this ED102. The built-in, fully adjustable log amp and anti-log amp ensure complete system flexibility and compatibility between any presently voltage controlled synthesiser.
The Hz/V system
In the Hz/V system, the VCO oscillator frequency is proportional to the control voltage so that, for example, if the frequency of a VCO increases by 100Hz for every volt applied, then applying 1V, 2V and 3V to this VCO would generate 100Hz, 200Hz and 300Hz respectively.
The Oct/V system
In the Oct/V system the VCO oscillator frequency changes one octave for every one volt change in the control voltage so that, for example, 1V, 2V and 3V to a VCO would generate 200Hz, 400Hz and 800Hz respectively.
Features and Functions
This changes a Hz/V type keyboard CV (control voltage) output into an OCT/V type of CV. Use the Log Amp to change the control signal from, say, a Korg or Yamaha synthesiser into a signal you can use with another type of synthesizer.
This changes an OCT/V type of keyboard CV output into a Hz/V type of CV. Use this Antilog Amp when you want to control, say, a Korg synthesiser by means of a unit that uses the OCT/V system.
804 Top 10 Ways to Find Better Answers Online (that Aren't Google)
You can Google just about anything, but it's not always your best resource for finding the exact answer to what you want. Here's a look at our top ten tools for finding better answers online.
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788 Setting Up Your Digital Camera For HDR Shooting
Youâve probably heard of High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography, itâs made quite an entrance into the world of digital photography.
If you havenât, the HDR process is accomplished by taking multiple exposures of a high contrast scene (usually a landscape or cityscape), at different levels of brightness, and then combining the best light from each exposure into one image.
The end result is a stunning image that very closely resembles how the human eye views a scene. This process of digital manipulation has caused a bit of controversy and debate in the world of photography, especially with images that are âover-cooked.â One thing is for sure though, HDR is here to stay. When done right, this unique and in depth processing technique can produce beautiful works of art that mimic the way we view and remember a landscape or scene.
The above image is an example of what HDR processing can produce. This image, taken from the Big Island of Hawaii, would not be possible without HDR processing. It was taken around noon, the harshest light of the day. The first image is the best image my camera could produce given the situation. While still beautiful, there are obvious problems. Get ready, this article is going to show you how to take your digital camera and turn it into an HDR shooting machine!
786 InfoGraphic: How to Save Money Shopping Online | Out of Debt Again
Shopping online can be a great way to save money. It's easy, here are a few examples. Credit Loan provided a nifty infographic to go with my post today. | Out of Debt Again
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781 Atlas obscura
About the Atlas Obscura
Welcome to the Atlas Obscura, a compendium of this age's wonders, curiosities, and esoterica. The Atlas Obscura is a collaborative project with the goal of cataloging all of the singular, eccentric, bizarre, fantastical, and strange out-of-the-way places that get left out of traditional travel guidebooks and are ignored by the average tourist. If you're looking for miniature cities, glass flowers, books bound in human skin, gigantic flaming holes in the ground, phallological museums, bone churches, balancing pagodas, or homes built entirely out of paper, the Atlas Obscura is where you'll find them.
The Atlas Obscura is not just about collecting oddities. In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found, the Atlas Obscura celebrates a different way of traveling, and a different lens through which to view the world.
The Atlas Obscura depends on our community of far-flung explorers to find and report back about the world's wonders and curiosities. If you have been to, know of, or have heard about a place that belongs in the Atlas Obscura, we want you to tell us about it. Anyone and everyone is welcome and encouraged to nominate places for inclusion, and to edit content already in the Atlas.
Thanks for stopping by, and good exploring!
777 SPERRZONE: [ K E Y C H A I N S ]: Zazzle.com Store
About Beat Hauser, SPERRZONE
Beat Hauser is interested in industrial archaeology and history of Europe. His special area is the brewing industry of Switzerland and the former German Democratic Republic. Since 2003 he is taking pictures of industrial areas and abandoned places within all Europe. On his web site SPERRZONE (www.sperrzone.net) he does not only present his own pictures, but also some information about the related factories and places as well as historical photo post cards, old letter heads, labels, advertisings to document the history of the factories.
Most pictures are taken in abandoned factories. Abandoned places and industrial ruins are generally seen as ĂąÂÂspots of dirtĂąÂÂ and people feel uncomfortable around them. Often such places have a very long and interesting history, which seems almost forgotten today. Instead of the activity of former days there is nothing but silence and emptiness. Instead of windows, black holes are staring out of the walls. But very often the architecture of elapsed eras is attractive and astonishing. In combination with the emptiness and beginning decay, such places often spread the impression of a dream world. Decay and nature give new structures to strictly geometric forms and lines, e.g. in production halls. Moisture, moss and rust give new colors to gray halls. Beat Hauser tries to capture these impressions with his photographs. Aesthetics of decay is illustrated in its huge variety from huge industrial plants to small details.
10 Jun ĂąÂÂ 1 Jul 2007 3Fotografen3, Alte evangelische Kirche Kirchzarten
(Exhibition of the 3 winners of the ĂąÂÂKirchzARTener FOTOsalons 2006ĂąÂÂ)
2 Dec ĂąÂÂ 3 Dec 2006 KirchzARTener FOTOsalon 2006, Kurhaus Kirchzarten
(Photo contest with 54 participants, 1. rank)
20 Nov ĂąÂÂ 21 Nov 2004 KirchzARTener FOTOsalon 2004, Kurhaus Kirchzarten
(Photo contest with 46 participants, 11. rank)
Several beamer shows at party events of ĂąÂÂRigor MortisĂąÂÂ and ĂąÂÂSolanaceaeĂąÂÂ in Basle, Aarau, Pratteln and Reinach (all Switzerland)
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772 16 Step Sequencer (With improved PCB) (+/-9V to +/-15V)
Article by Ray Wilson
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5cx6Z7wDOg Thomas White used the MFOS sequencer boards to produce this incredible rotary sequencer. Visit his site to keep up with his latest awesome projects.
Improved PC board (far less kludging).
Produces sequences of 4 to 16 steps in length
Modes include stop at count, reverse at count,
reset at count and random 16 mode
Each step has coarse tune, fine tune, and switchable gate
Accepts external clock and external start pulse.
Simultaneous outputs with and without portamento.
Forward, Back, and Reset controls ease sequence set up.
Please see the pages at 16 Step Analog Sequencer Circuit for details regarding circuit descriptions etc. This page is here soley as a vehicle to present the new PC boards and support board purchases. The schematic and PCBs presented here incorporate all of the improvements and modifications shown on the previous sequencer pages. Panel to board wiring is presented here. Please browse the entire page before ordering board to ensure you understand the circuit and there is enough information provided here for you to successfully complete the project prior to purchasing PC boards. Thanks.
767 The 5 types of programmers Â« Steven Benner's Blog
In my code journeys and programming adventures Iâve encountered many strange foes, and even stranger allies. Iâve identified at least five different kinds of code warriors, some make for wonderful comrades in arms, while others seem to foil my every plan.
However they all have their place in the pantheon of software development. Without a healthy mix of these different programming styles youâll probably find your projects either take too long to complete, are not stable enough or are too perfect for humans to look upon.
The code may not be pretty, but damnit, it works!
This guy is the foundation of your company. When something goes wrong he will fix it fast and in a way that wonât break again. Of course he doesnât care about how it looks, ease of use, or any of those other trivial concerns, but he will make it happen, without a bunch of talk or time-wasting nonsense. The best way to use this person is to point at a problem and walk away.
You want to do what to my code?
This guy doesnât care about your deadlines or budgets, those are insignificant when compared to the art form that is programming. When you do finally receive the finished product you will have no option but submit to the stunning glory and radiant beauty of perfectly formatted, no, perfectly beautiful code, that is so efficient that anything you would want to do to it would do nothing but defame a masterpiece. He is the only one qualified to work on his code.
Iâm a programmer, damnit. I donât write code.
His world has one simple truth; writing code is bad. If you have to write something then youâre doing it wrong. Someone else has already done the work so just use their code. He will tell you how much faster this development practice is, even though he takes as long or longer than the other programmers. But when you get the project it will only be 20 lines of actual code and will be very easy to read. It may not be very fast, efficient, or forward-compatible, but it will be done with the least effort required.
What do you want? It works doesnât it?
The guy who couldnât care less about quality, thatâs someone elses job. He accomplishes the tasks that heâs asked to do, quickly. You may not like his work, the other programmers hate it, but management and the clients love it. As much pain as he will cause you in the future, he is single-handedly keeping your deadlines so you canât scoff at it (no matter how much you want to).
Well, thatâs a possibility, but in practice this might be a better alternative.
This guy is more interested the options than what should be done. He will spend 80% of his time staring blankly at his computer thinking up ways to accomplish a task, 15% of his time complaining about unreasonable deadlines, 4% of his time refining the options, and 1% of his time writing code. When you receive the final work it will always be accompanied by the phrase âif I had more time I could have done this the right wayâ.
Personally, Iâd have to classify myself as the perfectionist. So, which type of programmer are you? Or perhaps you know another programming archetype that is missing from my list? Post a comment below and Iâll add it to a new updated list.
763 TinEye Reverse Image Search
TinEye is a reverse image search engine built by IdĂ©e currently in beta. Give it an image and it will tell you where the image appears on the web.
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761 Midi Software - Synth Zone
MIDI Sequencing SoftwareAnvil Studio Anvil Studio is a MIDI and audio sequencer and is free software for Windows users.
Building Blocks Building Blocks for Windows is a multifunctional MIDI application / modular sequencer, that allows you to build custom controller remapping, LFO's, arpeggiators, autochords, drum and note sequences, echoes etc.
Busker A Windows score editor and player that has Yamaha style support. 1000s of Yamaha styles can be downloaded for free. Another great music software tool from Jos Maas.
Cakewalk Sonar Windows & Mac sequencer now with integrated midi and audio. Sonar demo available. For other Cakewalk resources see Synth Zone's Cakewalk Page
Cubase - Steinberg Featuring integrated midi & audio package Cubase VST For more info & related links see Synth Zone's Cubase Links
Cursed Sequencer Open Source sequencer for Windows and Linux.
Digital Performer MOTU presents Digital Performer for the Mac, a complete digital audio and MIDI production environment. Competitive upgrades available. See the new Digital Performer mailing list.
Ditty Ditty is a freeware MIDI sequencer for Windows aimed at assisting piano practice.
Easybeat Mac MIDI sequencing software from Uni Software Plus. Features include a software GM wavetable synth.
Energy XT Energy XT is Windows sequencer/composer software.
Fl Studio Windows application that provides easy to use yet powerful MIDI/digital audio sequencing and looping tools.
Intuem Mac OSX MIDI sequencer that provides a variable-tempo system and a simple way to transform a real, human, performance into a sequence where bars and beats actually have meaning. Time restricted version available to download.
Jammer - Soundtrek Jammer for Windows provides a 256 Track MIDI sequencer with built in studio musicians. A very useful program for creating arrangements & drum tracks with assistance from the software. Also check the Yahoo Jammer Group.
JUMP A highly streamlined Windows MIDI sequencer, designed to help you compose music
Jazzware - Jazz++ Windows & Linux open source MIDI sequencer with audio support. If you need a MIDI sequencer you really should check it out.
Logic Pro Audio Apple's MIDI & audio solution for the Mac. For Emagic product support see the Emagic Legacy pages at Apple. For related information see Emagic Users Page with resources & mailing list for Emagic products, the Logic Users' Net which includes Mac related info, and the Powerkeys "Learning Logic" web site. SwiftKick provides and archive for the Logic Users' Group environments. Editors, MIDI processors etc. are available. Omega Art has Logic info and resources. You can read the History Of Logic at Tweakheadz Lab.
Magix Magix Music Studio incorporates a MIDI sequencer with its digital audio sequencer.
Massiva An audio/MIDI sequencer for Windows users with undo plus plugin support. This is just an archive of an old site. You can still get it from AudioMelody.com. Massiva has now moved on to become Energy XT
Mixcraft Windows software that supports MIDI and audio sequencing..
MU.LAB An alternative, hi-quality music application for Mac OSX and Windows with MIDI and audio support.
MultitrackStudio Window digital audio recorder with VST 2.0 plugin and MIDI support. Freeware version and pro versions available.
Music Master Win sequencing & notation package with a full graphic interface for Roland VS880 control & integration.
Music Master Works A shareware Windows sequencing & accompaniment package. Win95 & Win3.1 versions available. From Aspire software
MusicPhrase XL MusicPhrase for Windows is a creative tool for composing music. Features phrase sequencing and visual groove editing tools.
Music Studio Producer Music Studio Producer is a free Windows MIDI sequencer, DAW which can host VST(i), supports ASIO. From Aspire software
Numerology Numerology is a modular sequencing and audio plugin environment for Mac OS X.
Onyx Onyx by Jasmine Music provides powerful sequencing, harmonizer and MIDI-2-Audio rendering.
Power Chords By Howling Dog Systems - Innovative Windows midi sequencer using onscreen guitar fretboard interface, plus other unique features for creating strum & rhythm patterns. Demo available
PowerTracks Pro Audio PG Music's budget priced sequencer for Windows now features up to 48 tracks of digital audio with effects, EQ, panning etc plus 3rd party plugin support.
Pro Tools Digidesign provide Pro Tools for Windows and Mac with MIDI, multitrack audio and plugin support.
Quartz Audio Master Quartz Audio Master is free Windows multitrack digital recording software and MIDI sequencing software. Provided by DigitalSound Planet
Reaper REAPER is a fully featured Windows multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment. Fully functional evaluation available for download.
Rosegarden Rosegarden is a free MIDI sequencer and notation editor for Unix, and has binary distributions for Linux PCs and SGI IRIX.
SoftStep SoftStep is a Win9x modular step sequencer based on modular analog step sequencers. Features modules, which are math and logic functions that you treat as physical boxes with knobs and sliders.
Style Enhancer Windows MIDI sequencer based on Performance Modeling technology with powerful and intelligent MIDI-data generation and transformation.
SwarShala Midi sequencer package for Windows software that covers both the melodic and rhythmic aspects of Indian music. Featured instruments include Sitar, Sarod, Tanpura, Guitar, Tabla, Pakhawaj, Dholki and Bells. MIDI files and WAV files can be output.
Sweet Sixteen Midi sequencer package for Windows from Roni Music. And check out the Sweet MIDI arpeggiator for Windows, very cool !!
TR-x0x Freeware Windows step sequencer based on the Roland TR-808/909 drum machines.
Tracktion Tracktion from Mackie provides low cost MIDI and audio sequencing.
Tunafish A Windows VSTi MIDI sequencer with sample support. A fully functional ( save disabled ) demo is available to download. Has sample support and provides a built-in sample/drum sequencer.
Xx A multi-track MIDI sequencer for MacOS. It is also an algorithmic compositional tool. Requires OMS.
Midi SoftwareAudible Oddities - Twerk's Tools Audible Oddities is an audio mastering business and Shawn Hatfield also provides some free music composition tools for the Mac featuring sequencing control and algorithmic music generation. Burnt Toast even has a beta version available for Win XP.
Catanya Software pattern arpeggiator VST plugin.
MIDI-OX Win9x/NT midi utility providing sysex handling, diagnostics, filtering & mapping of midi data Streams. All Windows MIDI users should check this out. It is also available from Yamaha UK. Also see MIDI Yoke which allows you to route MIDI between different applications.
vanBasco's Karaoke Player vanBasco's Karaoke Player is freeware Windows software that plays Karaoke (.kar) and standard MIDI (.mid, .midi, .rmi) files. Provides a piano keyboard and lyric display.
Vocal Writer Shareware music & vocal synthesis software for the Power Mac. Not only playback & edit GM midi files, but it will also sing your lyrics (85 voices to choose from)
Zel Zel is an interpretive MIDI programming language for Windows. Version 1.2 includes the Zel Drum Machine, a style based composer and editor which makes it easy to create MIDI drum tracks without having to learn the Zel language. Freeware.
Midi Sequencing Related SitesAtari-MIDI Yahoo Group for Atari computer users to discuss MIDI applications. Also check The Caged Artist Series Page for once commercial MIDI software that is now freeware.
Audio Forums Forums for most major sequencing & digital audio software packages.
Harmony Central Provide an archive of MIDI sequencer and notation applications to download. There is software for all platforms available.
HitSquad Provide links to a number of MIDI sequencers and "tracker" sequencers for Windows, Mac and Linux.
MacMusic.org Macmusic.org have lots of links to Mac specific audio and MIDI sequencing resources. .
Mac OSX MIDI Apps A very useful list of links to Mac OSX MIDI applications with descriptions and direct links to the websites and apps.
Midijoys Freeware Windows program that combines two independent fully programmable joystick controllers, and a Continuous MIDI Controller programmable sliders that can send a wide spectrum of MIDI control parameters.
MidiPlugins.com Links to freeware and commercial MIDI plugins for both Windows and Mac OS9/OSX.
Music-X Amiga University Info on the original Amiga sequencer Music-X including writing sysex protocols. Also see Driptomatic Fairytales for Music-X info and resources. AM/FM also provide disk images containing many Amiga MIDI articles and tools.
Sonic Control Sonic Control provides information and reviews of sequencers for all platforms as well as MIDI hardware.
SourceForge SourceForge provide freeware software for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms and have many MIDI sequencer applications.
Sweetwater Sequencer Forum Sweetwater.com provides forums including one dedicated to MIDI sequencers.
Vintage Sequencers Tweakheadz Lab provides a great rundown on the ancestors of todays sequencers on computers in the 80s. Very interesting and informative reading with screen shots of many sequencers from the early days of MIDI.
756 Matmos - Supreme Balloon
The arcs of rising and falling pitches that start this song reminded us of a rainbow, and the title stuck: any resemblance to fluttering symbols of homo-nationalist pride are side effects. People have asked us about the Latin kitsch aspect of the song, and we plead guilty to a great love of the Richard Hayman "The Genuine Electric Latin Love Machine" Moog novelty LP from 1969. Having lived in the Mission District of San Francisco for seven years up until our recent move to Baltimore, we have had enough casual exposure to actual Mexican and Salvadorean music to know that this bears only the faintest relation to the real thing. Keith Fullerton Whitman contributed some tasty squelches and zaps from his Doepfer modular synth to brighten the corners, but not everything on here is that high-tech. Consider the lowly stylophone, a handheld novelty instrument popular with British schoolkids that was immortalized during the rave era in the cheesy techno banger "Stylophonia" by the fabulously named UK crew Two Little Boys. The stylophone that is played on this record was sent to us in the mail by a well-wisher and we thank him for this unexpected present. We are even more grateful to Safety Scissors, who forgave us when M. C. Schmidt broke his MS-20 filter knob by tweaking it too vigorously while recording the "horn" part of this song. It's all been patched up now.
748 30 Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design | Inspiration
This week we decided to gather a selection of Big Backgrounds in web design and to be honest I thought that I will find way more great examples that I actually found. I mean, as you will see here, that are plenty of nice examples of websites that use photography as their backgrounds, their 'big images backgrounds'.
747 10 Alternative Ways To Access Blocked Sites | TechiFire
Is your favorite website blocked in your school college or office ? Then here are 10 Alternative and innovative Ways To Access Blocked Sites other than proxies .
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746 40 Essential CSS Templates, Resources and Downloads | Speckyboy Design Magazine
Every web developer should have in their toolbox a collection of CSS tools and resources like the ones outlined in this article. A set of techniques that you rely on and that are always at the ready to cover any possible eventuality.
You will find not a selection of the latest innovative CSS techniques (there are some) in this article, merely a collection of tools, resources and downloads that can be used by web designers for solutions to everyday CSS design and coding solutions.
The resources below have been split into four categories: CSS Download Packages (all of the CSS resources offer multiple variations of each technique), Downloadable CSS Tools (the resources within this category offers specialized templates), Web, Mobile & Form Frameworks (+ tools and templates to help you get started with each); Feature-Rich and Outstanding Mobile & Web Templates and finally, a selection of tools to help with cross browser compatibility.
We donât presume that this is an ultimate collection, merely a selection of resources we have found to be indispensable. We are positive we have missed a few, and would love to hear about the tools and resources you rely upon.
742 M Sequencer MFOS 16-Step Sequencer
Thomas White did another great layout.
See his FPE panel here: http://naturalrhythmmusic.com/mfos.html
But buy it here for less money and a lovely textured paintjob!
Available in 1/4â jack and 1/8â/ banana jack versions.
Shipping for this panel is $10 USA, $20 international. If ordering more than just the panel, shipping is the large order on the order info page.
727 How To Create an Antique Mirror Effect | Apartment Therapy DC
How To Create an Antique Mirror Effect
Mclain Wiesand, a Baltimore-based custom furniture company, has made a name for itself by producing handcrafted pieces that capture the feel of real antiques. One of the techniques they use for aging mirror is wonderfully simple and serves as the inspiration for this how to.
Creating an antique mirror effect is an inexpensive way to revamp a flea market find, or add a new layer of interest and depth to an ordinary wall mirror. Almost any type of mirror can be aged using this technique, including mirrored plexiglass.
âą Mirrored glass or plexiglass. Due to the type of paint applied to the reflective coating, inexpensive, craft-store mirror works wonderfully.
âą Latex or other gloves for hand protection.
âą Paint stripper. Most types work fine. For a less toxic product, Citristrip works well.
âą Plastic putty spreader or putty knife.
âą Modern Masters Metal Effects Black Patina. This patina solution is essentially an acid that eats at the reflective surface of the mirror. There are probably other products that work similarly, but Modern Masters products work well and can be found online or in most art supply stores or specialty paint stores.
âą 1â chip brush (or similar brush).
âą Silver paint of choice.
Step 1: (Image 2, above)
Wearing gloves, place mirror face down on cardboard or other protected surface in a well-ventilated area. Apply stripper generously to back of mirror and allow to sit for a few hours, or until paint can be easily removed with plastic scraper. It is not necessary for all of the paint to be removed; generally speaking, 80-90% should suffice. When paint has been stripped, wash mirror with soap and water and allow to dry.
Step 2: (Images 3 & 4)
Place stripped mirror face down on clean cardboard or other protected surface. Dip chip brush in Modern Masters Metal Patina Solution and gradually apply it to the raw reflective surface of the mirror. As mirror tends to age from the edges inward, it is best to apply patina solution in heavier amounts around the edges of the mirror. In a matter of minutes (or less), the patina solution will begin to eat away at the reflective surface. Other application techniques that produce nice effects are spattering and light directional brushing of patina solution. Continue applying solution until desired level of ageing is achieved. Rinse with water to neutralize the reaction and allow to dry.
Step 3: (photos 5 & 6)
This next step involves reapplying paint to the back of the mirror. The color paint you choose will be visible through the spots created by the patina solution. The dark areas of aged antique mirrors tend to be a dark silver-grey but depending on the silvering technique used, can range from gold to pale silver to black. One method that produced nice results is a combination of dark and light silver paints, applied randomly (per images). Apply paint until the reflective surface is completely covered.
722 Making AJAX Applications Crawlable - Google Code
If you're running an AJAX application with content that you'd like to appear in search results, we have a new process that, when implemented, can help Google (and potentially other search engines) crawl and index your content. Historically, AJAX applications have been difficult for search engines to process because AJAX content is produced dynamically by the browser and thus not visible to crawlers. While there are existing methods for dealing with this problem, they involve regular manual maintenance to keep the content up-to-date.
Learn why search engines don't see the content you see and what needs to happen to fix this.
Getting started guide
Get started in making your AJAX application visible to search engines. If you are in a hurry, you can start here, but AJAX crawling is a complex topic, so we recommend reading all the documentation.
Creating HTML snapshots
Learn more about creating HTML snapshots, and which technique might be best suited for your application.
Frequently asked questions
Having trouble? Check out the frequently asked questions.
Get the details.
721 DNA seen through the eyes of a coder
This is just some rambling by a computer programmer about DNA. I'm not a molecular geneticist. If you spot the inevitable mistakes, please mail me (bert hubert) at email@example.com.
I'm not trying to force my view unto the DNA - each observation here is quite 'uncramped'. To see where I got all this from, head to the bibliography.
Quick links: The source code, Position Independent Code, Conditional compilation, Dead code, bloat, comments ('junk dna'), fork() and fork bombs ('tumors'), Mirroring, failover, Cluttered APIs, dependency hell, Viruses, worms, Central Dogma, Binary patching aka 'Gene therapy', Bug Regression, Reed-Solomon codes: 'Forward Error Correction', Holy Code, Framing errors: start and stop bits, Massive multiprocessing: each cell is a universe, Self hosting & bootstrapping, The Makefile, Further reading.
720 Common Security Mistakes in Web Applications - Smashing Magazine
Web application developers today need to be skilled in a multitude of disciplines. Itâs necessary to build an application that is user friendly, highly performant, accessible and secure, all while executing partially in an untrusted environment that you, the developer, have no control over. I speak, of course, about the User Agent. Most commonly seen in the form of a web browser, but in reality, one never really knows whatâs on the other end of the HTTP connection.
There are many things to worry about when it comes to security on the Web. Is your site protected against denial of service attacks? Is your user data safe? Can your users be tricked into doing things they would not normally do? Is it possible for an attacker to pollute your database with fake data? Is it possible for an attacker to gain unauthorized access to restricted parts of your site? Unfortunately, unless weâre careful with the code we write, the answer to these questions can often be one weâd rather not hear.
Weâll skip over denial of service attacks in this article, but take a close look at the other issues. To be more conformant with standard terminology, weâll talk about Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Phishing, Shell injection and SQL injection. Weâll also assume PHP as the language of development, but the problems apply regardless of language, and solutions will be similar in other languages.
719 Facebook owns us â Copy me happy
Facebook has become the event planning system. Itâs the place where you have all your friends (and other people) somewhat sorted and organized. All in all, itâs the organized system in the chaos that is otherwise known as the internets.
This is leading Facebook towards a virtual monopoly. There are lots of issues with monopolies, but one of the more interesting ones when it comes to Facebook is the impact is has on our social lives, online as well as offline.
714 30 free programming eBooks Â« citizen428.blog()
Since this post got quite popular I decided to incorporate some of the excellent suggestions posted in the comments, so this list now has more than 40 books in it. [UPDATED: 2010-10-12]
Learning a new programming language always is fun and there are many great books legally available for free online. Hereâs a selection of 30 of them:
How to Desing Programs
Interpreting Lisp (PDF, suggested by Gary Knott)
Let Over Lambda
Practical Common Lisp
Programming in Emacs Lisp
Programming Languages. Application and Interpretation (suggested by Alex Ott)
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days
Visual LISP Developerâs Bible (suggested by âskatterbrainzâ)
Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Ruby
Learn to Program
MacRuby: The Definitive Guide
Mr. Neighborlyâs Humble Little Ruby Book (suggested by @tundal45)
Read Ruby 1.9
Ruby Best Practices
Ruby on Rails Tutorial Book (suggested by @tundal45)
Learn You a Haskell for Great Good
Real World Haskell
Concurrent Programming in Erlang
Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good
Dive into Python
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist â Learning with Python
Dynamic Web Development with Seaside
Pharo by Example (based on the next book in this list, suggested by Anonymous)
Squeak by Example
The Art of Assembly Language
Building Accessible Websites (suggested by Joe Clark)
The C Book
C# Yellow Book (suggested by Joe Wyatt)
Dive Into HTML 5 (suggested by @til)
The Implementation of Functional Programming Languages (suggested by âDefâ)
An Introduction to R
Learn Prolog Now!
Objective-C 2.0 Essentials
Of course there are many more free programming eBooks, but this list consists of the ones I read or want(ed) to read. This is far from comprehensive and languages that are completely missing are mostly left out on purpose (e.g. PHP, C++, Java). Iâm sure somebody else made a list for them somewhere.
713 40 Useful Online Generators For Web Designers - Noupe Design Blog
Generators can be a great way to save time in your web design projects. High-quality generators can create graphics or code or even layouts in a matter of seconds or minutes, things that might take an hour or more if done by hand. Below are some useful generators to help you speed up your web design process. Thereâs everything from color scheme tools to complete layout generators included. If you know of other useful generators out there, please share in the comments!
712 40 Fresh Examples of Minimal Web Design | Inspiration
There is nothing more inspiring than a clean and minimal website. A design with few elements representing something. The good and old less is more. We already published here a A Showcase of Clean White Web Designs and a list with 60 Minimal and Super Clean Web Designs to Inspire You.
706 Geometry, Surfaces, Curves, Polyhedra
POV-Ray: A Tool for Creating Engaging Visualisation of Geometry
Various notes on polygons and meshes
Includes Surface (polygon) simplification, Clipping a polygonal facet with an arbitrary plane, Surface Relaxation and Smoothing of polygonal data, Mesh crumpling, splitting polygons, two sided facets, polygon types.
Philosophy is written in this grand book - I mean universe - which stands continuously open to our gaze, but which cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language in which it is written. It is written in the language of mathematics, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is humanly impossible to understand a single word of it; without these, one is wandering about in a dark labyrinth. Galileo (1623)
Distance between a point, a line and a plane
The intersection of a line with another line (2D)
The closest line between two lines (3D)
The intersection of a line with a plane
Mathematics describing a plane
The intersection of two planes
The intersection of three planes
Polygon area and centroid calculation
Inside / outside polygon test
Reflection of a ray
Eulers number and closed surfaces
Determining whether a line segment intersects a facet
Coordinate transformations on the plane (2D)
Cartesian, Cylindrical, and Spherical
Euler angles and coordinate transformations
Converting between left and right coordinate systems
Clipping a line with a polygon
Clockwise test for polygons in 2D
Test for concave/convex polygon in 2D
Area of (planar) polygons in 3D
Spheres, equations and terminology
The intersection of a line and a sphere (or a circle)
Equation of the circle through 3 points
Equation of the sphere through 4 points
Intersecting area of circles on a plane
Rotation of a point about an arbitrary axis
Creating a plane/disk perpendicular to a line segment
Intersection of two circles on the plane
Circumference of an ellipse
Intersection of two spheres
Distributing Points on a Sphere
Quadric equations in x and y of degree 2
Fowler angles: Comparing angles without trigonometry
Description of an efficient contouring algorithm as it appeared in Byte magazine. (Byte Magazine, 1987) and a more general approach for arbitrary contour planes and polygonal meshes.
Methods for mapping points on a spherical surface onto a plane, stereographic and cylindrical (including Mercator) projections. Includes Aitoff map projection: Conversion to/from longitude/latitude (spherical map)
Classification of projections from 3D to 2D and specific examples of oblique projections.
A triangle was an improvement to the square wheel. It eliminated one bump. BC comics
Planar (stretching) distortion in the plane
Including Anamorphic projections and Mappings in the Complex Plane (Otherwise known as Conformal maps)
Polygonising a scalar field
Otherwise known as marching cubes and marching tetrahedrons.
A Macintosh 4 dimensional geometry viewer and manual.
701 How To Convince The Client That Your Design Is Perfect - Smashing Magazine
As designers who deal with clients, we all have to face one situation, no matter how difficult and uncomfortable, and that is guiding the client to accept that your design is perfect. Now, you already have the project, so this is not a matter of convincing them to pick you for the job. This is about getting them to see that your design satisfies their requirements and contains everything they want. We all have to take on this role of virtual tour guide and lead them through the projectâs twists and turns, ensuring that the best interests of the client and website are served.
We have to be the lighthouse, guiding the clients to shore. (Image credit)
In the end, the final decision falls to the client, but there are times â and most of us have experienced them â when the clientâs lack of expertise in the field affect the quality of the design. In such times, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to convince the client that the design is perfect as it is, and that any further alteration would impair the websiteâs ability to communicate everything it needs to. This confrontation is not welcome by either party, but it is certainly necessary.
Many designers want to avoid conflict and, as a result, cave to their clients at the slightest sign of disagreement, rather than spend time trying to convince them that they stand on the right side of the design decision. This is often a mistake and does not serve the design, which should be the paramount consideration. We owe it to our creative work to argue for whatever serves the design beyond all else, even though the client is footing the bill. We may end up having to give in to the client, but at least we tried.
Below is an overview of some tips and techniques you can employ when you find yourself butting heads with a client. These approaches might work individually or in combination, but they all at least offer a launching point to help you put your best foot forward and lead the client exactly where they need to go.
687 50 Beautiful and Fresh Free Fonts
As you will already know, there are thousands upon thousands of free fonts available, so choosing that perfect font can be very, very difficult. Its tedious business constantly scouring through countless font directories and foundries to hopefully find what you are looking for.
Hopefully, with this post, we can make your search that little bit easier by rounding up 50 of our favorite fonts that have been released in recent months.
So, whether you design web pages, t-shirts, posters or just seeking some typographical inspiration, we have no doubt that you will the perfect font for your perfect project in this round-up.
Please note, licenses to have a tendency to change so please double check before usage.
686 Khan Academy
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
We are complementing Salman's ever-growing library with user-paced exercises--developed as an open source project--allowing the Khan Academy to become the free classroom for the World.
680 Spheremusic - Home page
Sphere music is dedicated to the sale of new and second hand pro audio and music equipment. Sphere includes an exhaustive pro audio database as well as an online shop where instruments, effects and any pro audio or music gear can be purchased and sold.
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679 Trevor Marshall's ETI3600, ETI4600 International Music Synthesisers and Maplin 3800 and Maplin 5600s Stereo Synthesisers
Many years ago the Australian magazine "Electronics Today International" published my designs for two partly digital, mostly analog, Electronic Music Synthesisers. the ETI 3600 and ETI 4600. Both were made available as kits of components
Barry Wilkinson at ETI was responsible for the final packaging and kitting coordination.
Maplin Electronics Ltd.(in the UK) subsequently picked up the designs, which they marketed as as the Maplin models 3800 and 5600s Electronic Music Synthesisers
At the time I held two Australian provisional patents for the technologies I used in the Synthesiser designs. One related to the method for generating sawtooth waveforms, the other was for the method of using commutated resistors in voltage controlled filters.
I never made any money out of the designs, or the patents, which have long ago been allowed to lapse.
But it was fun!
The original constructional articles for the ETI 3600/4600 can be found in these PDFs: October 1973, December 1973, January 1974, Feb 1974, March 1974, April 1974, July 1974, March 1975, April 1975, May 1975, August 1975
Although the earliest (4004) microprocessors were available at that time, it was not until the late-70's that I first started programming fully digital (Signetics 2650 based) Microcomputer systems. Consequently my early digital designs were hardware, and not firmware, based.
Of course, these days, everything in my hardware and firmware is based on software designs - even the interconnections are controlled by the software in the EPLDs and PALs, instead of by wires.
So many things have changed over the years....
Here is a mug shot of the Maplin 3800:
675 9 Ways to Instantly Code Faster | Nettuts+
Doesn't the title say it all? There are a wide variety of tools and techniques which can drastically improve the speed at which we code. Particularly during
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672 101 Absolutely Breathtaking Infrared Photographs | Tutorial9
There is nothing quite like Infrared Photography. In this showcase, over 100 phenomenal photos have been gathered, as well as some tutorials and equipment suggestions for aspiring photographers.
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667 There is no Plan B: why the IPv4-to-IPv6 transition will be ugly
The Internet is running out of IPv4 addresses—not at some point in the future, but right now. But the only solution to the problem, IPv6, is just now really starting to be deployed. That's why we're all in for some tough times ahead.
Of the technical queries received at Sound On Sound, many fall into the 'hardy perenial' category. One common source of these patchbays and their role in the project studio. Hugh Robjohns provides some answers...
Walk into any professional studio and you will find a patchbay (or jackfield, to use the original British term) lurking in a rack somewhere. This kind of facility might seem totally superfluous in a simple home studio, but once the number of outboard units and sound sources increases, a patchbay quickly becomes an essential facility rather than an expensive luxury. The different types available, their setup, and their exact function in a studio can be the source of considerable confusion. In an effort to set things straight, I have tried to answer many of the most common patchbay questions we receive at Sound On Sound.
637 50 List of Free Online Photo Editing Tools | blueblots.com
Editing an image is very popular these days due to the innovation of graphic software programs that will allow us to create computer arts from scratch. However, we could also enhance, add some cool effects and customize the look of our images easily without having the need of these soft wares through the online photo editors. An online photo editor tool allows us to edit and manipulate a photo in the Web Browser. This is more advantageous compared to the softwares for editing an image as this could not consume much of the memory of your desktop and the processing is done faster by the server. With just a few clicks, we could now be able to customize our own photos, create funny photos from our pictures or even feature ourselves in a magazine cover like that of a celebrity. Here are the 50 List of Photo Editing Tools to Help You Edit Images and Photos Online for free. Try to check and get your best pick!
636 The Beginnerâs Guide to Zen Habits â A Guided Tour | zen habits
âSmile, breathe and go slowly.â ~Thich Nhat Hanh
Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter.
Note: This is an update to the old guide â so it should be interesting to readers new and old.
While some of you have been following Zen Habits since its early days (beginning of 2007), many of you are fairly new readers.
To help you through the fairly overwhelming archives, Iâve compiled a beginnerâs guide. Kind of a Quick Start guide.
First, a note: Please donât try to go through this all at once. There are days and days worth of reading here. Iâve just organized that so that you can go to the stuff you want to learn about first.
Take it in small chunks.
Where do you start when you have a thousand posts to read through? You start with the best, or at least the most popular.
So here they are:
Most Popular Posts
a brief guide to life.
the best goal is no goal
the lost art of solitude
the elements of living lightly
the zen of doing
The Ultimate How to Get Lean Guide.
simplify, and savor life
How Not to Hurry
Email Sanity: How to Clear Your Inbox When Youâre Drowning
the barefoot philosophy
The No. 1 Habit of Highly Creative People
How Not to Hurry
The Simple, Ridiculously Useful Guide to Earning a Living from Your Passion
10 Benefits of Rising Early, and How to Do It
20 Things I Wish I Had Known When Starting Out in Life
Simple Living Manifesto: 72 Ideas to Simplify Your Life
A Guide to Creating a Minimalist Home
Get Off Your Butt: 16 Ways to Get Motivated When Youâre in a Slump
634 50 Free Expedient High-Resolution Fabric Textures | Naldz Graphics
Textures serve a big advantage in making websites and other graphics design projects better looking and efficient. Another great thing about it is that you can find it anywhere,in your town, maybe in streets, or even in your homes. Examples of this are fabric textures from your clothes, linen or any fabric materials you have. After capturing the texture it can help your blog in making it more effective and giving it a nice touch. In our next post, we will be showcasing 50 Free Expedient High-Resolution Fabric Textures. We have collected some of the beautiful fabric textures that have different designs for you to choose from. They all are high-resolution images and best of all, they all come for free. DonĂąÂÂt hesitate to check them out, these showcase may include the texture that will suite your taste. Come, take a peek, and choose your pick.
633 Top 10 Ways to Organize and Streamline Your Workspace
Whether you work from home, in an office, or just a cubicle down the hall, you spend most of the day at your workspace. Here are some of the best ways to keep it from becoming a productivity nightmare.
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628 Get LoFi Circuit Bending Blog: January 2006
Circuit bending, synth building, Circuit bending projects, links, and pictures
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616 Alphabet Soup modular synth
The STS Serge Modular can be a daunting system at first blush, especially for those who come from an "East Coast" modular synth background. My first synthesizers were Moog analogs and my first Analog Modular Synth was an Arrick "Dotcom" system - so I started out with East Coast paradigms that I had to "unlearn" in order to use my Serge Modular to the fullest. For those of you coming from a similar background or those just discovering the Serge Modular for the first time, these "Alphabet Soup" pages are dedicated to you!
The Serge Modular is intuitive and fun to use - especially when you realize the main difference between a Serge Modular and most others has to do with the size of the building blocks, where a Moog or similar modular will have monolithic building blocks like ADSRs and Oscillators, the Serge can be more "low-level" in that you can build ADSRs and oscillators from Serge modules or, more properly, Function Blocks.
These Function Blocks usually come bearing arcane names that have been shortened to an "Alphabet Soup" conglomeration of acronyms. In this series of articles, I'll be talking about some of the ways to approach these Function Blocks to create much more useful, surprising, complex or just simply fun synthesis features.
The first function block we're going to look at is the "DSG", otherwise known as the Dual Universal Slope Generator. This mild-mannered module is in some ways the most powerful one in the entire Serge catalog because it can become so many different things depending on where you place the patch cords...as you'll soon see.
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.:[ Hello Electromusic Lovers ! ]:.
Es ist gelogen, dass Videogames Kids beeinflussen. HĂ€tte PAC MAN das getan, wĂŒrden wir heute durch dunkle RĂ€ume irren, Pillen fressen und elektronische Musik hĂ¶ren!
(Christian Wilson, Nintendo Inc., 1989)
In deep!sonic i primary show my musican side in my life. More and more also people come here to watch the balance in my life - photography in nature. I like the world wide web and found lot of information and answers. Because this i feel better to give a little bit back and presents my works here in deep!sonic. But more i think it's important to feel and life culture with all kinds.
608 Stories In Flight | HTML5/CSS3 Cheatsheet
Here are some simple cut-and-paste examples of HTML5/CSS3 features that are currently (mid-2010) usable across a number of web browsers, chief among them Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera.
For many of the CSS3 examples, Internet Explorer is the lone holdout with a limited number of workarounds, however these features degrade gracefully and may still be useful on new projects as long as this limitation is kept in mind.
Please note: With the exception of SVGWeb, no Internet Explorer workarounds have been included on this page - most of the examples will therefore not work in IE6, IE7 or IE8.
And if you want to discuss any of the code below or leave a correction or suggestion, you can leave comments below and here is also The Web We Should Have on my blog. Thanks!
On this page:
Rounded Corners Redux: Circles
Canvas Text Rotate
Some more complex subjects are also discussed in these separate pages:
Multiple Background Images
HTML5 Audio Data API - Spectrum Visualizer
Google Font API and Font Loading Behavior
...and don't forget to leave some comments below!
604 12 Common CSS Mistakes Web Developers Make
It's easy to get tripped up with CSS. Here are some common CSS mistakes we all make.
565 Inside Alesis A6 Andromeda | Ibsendesign blog
Inside Alesis A6 Andromeda
Here are some pics Iâve shot during the reconnaissance inside my A6 (taking some measures before pimping it with some custom made wooden cheeks). Itâs quite surprising that its guts are not that complicated as it may seem looking at itâs interface. Very clean layout and good engineering (with tons of silicone glue, WTF?). The only con is that in order to remove those original cheeks I have to disassemble all the PCBâs attached to the front panel â and probably all the pots! Teh drama.
561 How to Choose the Right Android ROM For You
There are tons of great reasons to root your Android phone, but once you do, you'll likely be overwhelmed with all the custom ROM options out there. Here's how to go about finding—and installing—the one that fits your needs.
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560 10 Free Online Books for Web Designers | Freebies
There's a never ending supply of information out there for us web designers. If there's something we need to learn, we can find it in one form or another.
553 Gearjunkies.com - Comprehensive resource for music production and DJ equipment
New gear in this Category
Digital Pianos Drum computers Drum modules
Expansion and effect boards Modulair synths Sampler workstations
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Synthesizer filters Synthesizer modules Synthesizer workstations
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Roxy Music consider releasing new material as downloads only on 21/07/2010
Continuum Fingerboard version 4.08 released on 21/07/2010
Teenage Engineering OP-1 featured in a music video on 17/07/2010
Get closer to the music with Producer Sessions Live on 16/07/2010
Moogfest 2010 will be held in Asheville from October 29-31 on 16/07/2010
The Fingerist keytar for iPhone or iPad on 15/07/2010
New gear at Deadmau5 studio: Modular Mau5 on 15/07/2010
Next Generation M-Audio Axiom Keyboard Controller Series unveiled on 13/07/2010
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Ableton Denver User Group - Site for Ableton users and electronic music producers, based around Denver Indaba Music - Online musicians community
SoftSynthForum review page (dutch) - Our dutch SoftSynth forum review page Collabs - Seek electronic musician partners (dutch)
EMS Synthi - Everything EMS! 440 TV - Audio en music video\'s
Digital Audio Service - German gear blog SoftSynthForum - Dutch softsynth forum
Lydmaskinen - Audio forum from Denkmark Wrongroom - Blog about adventurous projects in the world of audio-electronics.
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Dave Smith Mopho Keyboard
Analogue Solutions Europa
Evol Audio Fucifier
Clavia Nord Piano
Kawai ES 6
Akai Pro MINIAK
Clavia Nord C2
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Yamaha S90 XS
551 The Top Idea in Your Mind
I realized recently that what one thinks about in the shower in the morning is more important than I'd thought. I knew it was a good time to have ideas. Now I'd go further: now I'd say it's hard to do a really good job on anything you don't think about in the shower.
Everyone who's worked on difficult problems is probably familiar with the phenomenon of working hard to figure something out, failing, and then suddenly seeing the answer a bit later while doing something else. There's a kind of thinking you do without trying to. I'm increasingly convinced this type of thinking is not merely helpful in solving hard problems, but necessary. The tricky part is, you can only control it indirectly. 
I think most people have one top idea in their mind at any given time. That's the idea their thoughts will drift toward when they're allowed to drift freely. And this idea will thus tend to get all the benefit of that type of thinking, while others are starved of it. Which means it's a disaster to let the wrong idea become the top one in your mind.
What made this clear to me was having an idea I didn't want as the top one in my mind for two long stretches.
547 Din Sync: How to modify a Korg Monotron
So here's how to modify Korg's new Monotron analog ribbon synthesizer. Perhaps this is the first document of Monotron mods in Europe since it still hasn't been released here.
It's actually a very easy machine to modify because for whatever reason Korg decided to label all the interesting points on the bottom side of the PCB. This may well have been for testing units at the factory/service centers. Perhaps though it could have been that the designers anticipated this little machine would be hacked, much like the Gakken which pretty obviously inspired this piece. Incidentally in the magazine that comes with the Gakken there's a picture of them showing it to Korg, that was in 2008, go figure.
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