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Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC
Hereâ€™s a quick photodoc of how I made a reusable SMT stencil from some aluminum siding I had laying around. Itâ€™s 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 didnâ€™t have much to lose if it didnâ€™t 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.
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
Posted by RetroSynthAds at 12:05 PM
Labels: 1982, amdek, clef master, dr-55, drum machine, electro dynamics corporation, keyboard magazine, rmk-100, Sound Master, sr-88, sr-99
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
1109 Weekend with the Ricoh GRDIV |
Iâ€™ve fielded a lot of questions lately about Ricohâ€™s latest camera, the GRDIV. Honestly, it was getting a little tedious hearing about it haha. Although I suppose I understand considering thereâ€™s hardly anything written about it anywhere. Iâ€™ve been having a bit of a love affair with Ricohâ€™s film cameras the last little while so I hadnâ€™t thought much about the GRDIV. After having a chance to get one though, I decided it a good idea to give it a go.
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!
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2 Part Inventions - John Sankey
Inventio 1 [BWV 772]
Inventio 2 [BWV 773]
Inventio 3 [BWV 774]
Inventio 4 [BWV 775]
Inventio 5 [BWV 776]
Inventio 6 [BWV 777]
Inventio 7 [BWV 778]
Inventio 8 [BWV 779]
Inventio 9 [BWV 780]
Inventio 10 [BWV 781]
Inventio 11 [BWV 782]
Inventio 12 [BWV 783]
Inventio 13 [BWV 784]
Inventio 14 [BWV 785]
Inventio 15 [BWV 786]
3 Part Inventions - John Sankey
Sinfonia 1 [BWV 787]
Sinfonia 2 [BWV 788]
Sinfonia 3 [BWV 789]
Sinfonia 4 [BWV 790]
Sinfonia 5 [BWV 791]
Sinfonia 6 [BWV 792]
Sinfonia 7 [BWV 793]
Sinfonia 8 [BWV 794]
Sinfonia 9 [BWV 795]
Sinfonia 10 [BWV 796]
Sinfonia 11 [BWV 797]
Sinfonia 12 [BWV 798]
Sinfonia 13 [BWV 799]
Sinfonia 14 [BWV 800]
Sinfonia 15 [BWV 801]
Allemande in Amin [BWV.835]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2.
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3.
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4.
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5.
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6. - David Siu, M.D.
Aria "Es ist vollbracht" from Cantata "Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem" (BWV159)
Aria from Cantata No. 14.
Aria "Mein Freund ist Mein!" from Cantata No. 140.
Duet from Cantata No. 140.
Sinfonia From Cantata No. 106
Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, No. 56. - 1st. Movement
Terzetto from Cantata No. 38
Wachet Auf Versus 1. from Cantata No. 140.
Wacht Auf, ruft uns die Stimme from Cantata No.140.
Komm susser Tod [BWV 478]
Capriccio for a Departing Brother [BWV 992]
Capriccio in E [BWV 993]
Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue
Concert for Two Harpshichords and Orchestra [BVW1060] Garrett Van Cleef
Concertos - John Sankey
Keyboard arrangements of concertos by other composers
Concerto in D [BWV 972]
Concerto in G [BWV 973]
Concerto in Dmin. [BWV 974]
Concerto in Gmin. [BWV 975]
Concerto in C [BWV 976]
Concerto in C [BWV 977]
Concerto in F [BWV 978]
Concerto in Bmin. [BWV 979]
Concerto in G [BWV 980]
Concerto in Cmin. [BWV 981]
Concerto in Bb [BWV 982]
Concerto in Gmin. [BWV 983]
Concerto in C [BWV 984]
Concerto in Gmin. [BWV 985]
Concerto in G [BWV 986]
Concerto in Dmin. [BWV 987]
Duets - John Sankey
Duet 1 [BWV.802]
Duet 2 [BWV.803]
Duet 3 [BWV.804]
Duet 4 [BWV.805]
Fantasia and Fugue in Amin. [BWV 561]
English Suites John Sankey
English Suite in A [BWV806]
English Suite in Amin [BWV807]
English Suite in Gmin [BWV808]
English Suite in F [BWV809]
English Suite in Emin [BWV810]
English Suite in Dmin [BWV811]
French Suites John Sankey
French Suite in Dmin [BWV812]
French Suite in Cmin [BWV813]
French Suite in Bmin [BWV814]
French Suite in Eb [BWV815]
French Suite in G [BWV816]
French Suite in E [BWV817]
Fughetta [BWV 902]
Italian Air with Variations [BWV 989]
Italian Concerto [BWV 971]
Italian Concerto - 1st movement
Jesu Joy of Manâ€™s Desiring
Little Fugue in G minor
Mass in Bmin. - David Siu, M.D.
Gratias agimus tibi
Credo in unum Deum
Et in unum
Et incarnatus & Crucifixus
Et in spiritum
Dona nobis pacem
Minuet in G [BWV 841]
Partitas John Sankey
Partita in Bb [BWV 825]
Partita in Cmin [BWV 826]
Partita in Amin [BWV 827]
Partita in D [BWV 828]
Partita in G [BWV 829]
Partita in Emin [BWV 830]
Partita in A [BWV 832]
Prelude & Partita [BWV 833]
Preludes & Fugues - John Sankey
A minor [BWV.894]
A minor [BWV.895]
D minor [BWV.899]
E minor [BWV.900]
F major [BWV.901]
Sonata in D [BWV 963]
Sonata in Amin [BWV 965]
Sonata in C [BWV 966]
Sonata in Amin [BWV 967]
Sheep May Safely Graze
St. Matthew Passion [BWV 244]
"Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterban" soprano aria
"Gebt mir meinen Jesum weider" bass aria
"Blute nur, du liebes Herz" soprano aria
"Erbarme dicht, mein Gott" alto aria
"Herzliebster Jesu" chorus
"KĂ¶nnen TrĂ¤nen meiner Wangen nichts erlangen" alto aria
"Mache dich mein herz" bass aria
"O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden" chorus
"Wir setzen uns mit TrĂ¤nen nieder" chorus
Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor
Sonata No. 1 in G minor for Solo Violin [BWV 1001] - David J. Grossman
Partita No. 1 in B minor for Solo Violin [BWV 1002] - David J. Grossman
Double: Presto (Courante)
Tempo di Borea
Double (Tempo di Borea)
Sonata No. 2 in A minor for Solo Violin [BWV 1003] - David J. Grossman
Partita No. 2 in D minor for Solo Violin [BWV 1004] - David J. Grossman
Sonata No. 3 in C major for Solo Violin [BWV 1005] - David J. Grossman
Partita No. 3 in E major for Solo Violin [BWV 1006] - David J. Grossman
Gavotte en Rondeau
Suite No. 1 in G major for Solo Cello [BWV 1007] - David J. Grossman
Suite No. 2 in D minor for Solo Cello [BWV 1008] - David J. Grossman
Suite No. 3 in C major for Solo Cello [BWV 1009] - David J. Grossman
Suite No. 4 in Eb major for Solo Cello [BWV 1010] - David J. Grossman
Suite No. 5 in C minor for Solo Cello [BWV 1011] - David J. Grossman
Suite No. 6 in D major for Solo Cello [BWV 1012] - David J. Grossman
Sonata - BWV 1032 (Arr. for recorder and harpsichord) Michael Beckenkamp
Largo e dolce
Suite No.3 in D, BWV.1068
Suite in Amin [BWV 818]
Suite in Eb [BWV 819]
Suite in F [BWV.820]
Suite in Fmin [BWV 823]
Toccatas John Sankey
bwv910 Toccata in F#
bwv911 Toccata in Cmin
bwv912 Toccata in D
bwv913 Toccata in Dmin
bwv914 Toccata in Emin
bwv915 Toccata in Gmin
bwv916 Toccata in G
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Toccata and Fugue in D minor MINO
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV 564.
Toccata in D minor: The "Dorian"
Trio Sonata No.6, [BWV 530] - Mauricio Fabbri
Triosonata for 2 flutes, harpsichord and continuo - Eduardo Moreno
Allegro ma non presto
The Art of Fugue - No.1.
The Well-Tempered Klavier John Sankey
Prelude & Fugue No.1 in C [BWV 846]
Prelude & Fugue No.2 in Cmin [BWV 847]
Prelude & Fugue No.3 in C# [BWV 848]
Prelude & Fugue No.4 in C#min [BWV 849]
Prelude & Fugue No.5 in D [BWV 850]
Prelude & Fugue No.6 in Dmin [BWV 851]
Prelude & Fugue No.7 in Eb [BWV 852]
Prelude & Fugue No.8 in Ebmin [BWV 853]
Prelude & Fugue No.9 in E [BWV 854]
Prelude & Fugue No.10 in Emin [BWV 855]
Prelude & Fugue No.11 in F [BWV 856]
Prelude & Fugue No.12 in Fmin [BWV 857]
Prelude & Fugue No.13 in F# [BWV 858]
Prelude & Fugue No.14 in F#min [BWV 859]
Prelude & Fugue No.15 in G [BWV 860]
Prelude & Fugue No.16 in Gmin [BWV 861]
Prelude & Fugue No.17 in Ab [BWV 862]
Prelude & Fugue No.18 in Abmin [BWV 863]
Prelude & Fugue No.19 in A [BWV 864]
Prelude & Fugue No.20 in Amin [BWV 865]
Prelude & Fugue No.21 in Bb [BWV 866]
Prelude & Fugue No.22 in Bbmin [BWV 867]
Prelude & Fugue No.23 in B [BWV 868]
Prelude & Fugue No.24 in Bmin [BWV 869]
Prelude & Fugue No.25 in C [BWV 870]
Prelude & Fugue No.26 in Cmin [BWV 871]
Prelude & Fugue No.27 in C# [BWV 872]
Prelude & Fugue No.28 in C#min [BWV 873]
Prelude & Fugue No.29 in D [BWV 874]
Prelude & Fugue No.30 in Dmin [BWV 875]
Prelude & Fugue No.31 in Eb [BWV 876]
Prelude & Fugue No.32 in Ebmin [BWV 877]
Prelude & Fugue No.33 in E [BWV 878]
Prelude & Fugue No.34 in Emin [BWV 879]
Prelude & Fugue No.35 in F [BWV 880]
Prelude & Fugue No.36 in Fmin [BWV 881]
The Well-Tempered Klavier Book II. Jennifer Weir
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- 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
COUVERTURES (cliquer pour agrandir)
- 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 modĂ¨les,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
- SynthĂ¨se sonore 1Ă¨re partie
- SynthĂ¨se sonore 2Ă¨me partie
- SynthĂ¨se sonore 3Ă¨me partie
- SynthĂ¨se sonore 4Ă¨me 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 synthĂ¨se 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/
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JoMoX - Xbase888 - Windows.zip JoMoX - Xbase888 - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.0 MB Sep 17 27
Korg - EX8000 - Windows.zip Korg - EX8000 - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.7 MB Sep 17 53
MFB - MFB503 - Windows.zip MFB - MFB503 - Windows - r1506 Windows 5.4 MB Sep 17 25
MFB - MFB503.zip MFB - MFB503 Windows 4.8 MB Aug 2010 6
MFB - Polylite - Windows.zip MFB - Polylite - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.2 MB Sep 17 19
Moog - Little Phatty - Windows.zip Moog - Little Phatty - Windows - r1506 Windows 3.1 MB Sep 17 75
Moog - Little Phatty.zip Moog - Little Phatty Windows 2.5 MB Aug 2010 29
Moog - Voyager - Windows.zip Moog - Voyager - Windows - r1506 Windows 3.0 MB Sep 17 53
Moog - Voyager.zip Moog - Voyager Windows 2.4 MB Aug 2010 18
Novation - DrumStation - Windows.zip Novation - DrumStation - Windows - r1506 Windows 3.8 MB Sep 17 58
Novation - DrumStation.zip Novation - DrumStation Windows 3.2 MB Aug 2010 18
Novation - Super Bass Station - Windows.zip Novation - Super Bass Station - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.7 MB Sep 17 58
Novation - Super Bass Station.zip Novation - Super Bass Station Windows 2.0 MB Aug 2010 11
Novation - Supernova II - Windows.zip Novation - Supernova II - Windows - r1506 Windows 5.1 MB Sep 17 61
Novation - Xio - Windows.zip Novation - Xio - Windows - r1506 Windows 5.1 MB Sep 17 81
Oberheim - Matrix 1000 - Windows.zip Oberheim - Matrix 1000 - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.7 MB Sep 17 72
Oberheim - Matrix 1000.zip Oberheim - Matrix 1000 Windows 2.1 MB Aug 2010 13
Roland - Alpha Juno 2 - Windows.zip Roland - Alpha Juno 2 - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.8 MB Sep 17 129
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Roland - JX3P - Windows.zip Roland - JX3P - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.3 MB Sep 17 54
Roland - JX3P.zip Roland - JX3P Windows 1.7 MB Aug 2010 7
Roland - JX8P - Windows.zip Roland - JX8P - Windows - r1506 Windows 5.4 MB Sep 17 55
Roland - JX8P.zip Roland - JX8P Windows 4.7 MB Aug 2010 10
Roland - Juno106 - Windows.zip Roland - Juno106 - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.5 MB Sep 17 86
Roland - MKS30 - Windows.zip Roland - MKS30 - Windows - r1506 Windows 3.2 MB Sep 17 30
Roland - MKS70 - Windows.zip Roland - MKS70 - Windows - r1506 Windows 4.7 MB Sep 17 37
SCI - SixTrak - Windows.zip SCI - SixTrak - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.4 MB Sep 17 41
SCI - SixTrak.zip SCI - SixTrak Windows 1.8 MB Aug 2010 9
Studio Electronics - SE1X - Windows.zip Studio Electronics - SE1X - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.2 MB Sep 17 44
Waldorf - Blofeld - Windows.zip Waldorf - Blofeld - Windows - r1506 Windows 3.5 MB Sep 17 120
Waldorf - Blofeld.zip Waldorf - Blofeld Windows 2.9 MB Aug 2010 47
Waldorf - Pulse - Windows.zip Waldorf - Pulse - Windows - r1506 Windows 2.3 MB Sep 17 105
Waldorf - Pulse.zip Waldorf - Pulse Windows 1.7 MB Aug 2010 27
Yamaha - AN1x - Windows.zip Yamaha - AN1x - Windows Windows 2.6 MB Sep 01 53
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Yamaha - TX7 - Windows.zip Yamaha - TX7 - Windows - r1506 Windows 3.8 MB Sep 17 59
Yamaha - TX7.zip Yamaha - TX7 Windows 3.2 MB Aug 2010 11
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868 How Facebook Ships Code Â« FrameThink â€“ Frameworks for Thinking People
Iâ€™m fascinated by the way Facebook operates. Itâ€™s 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.
Itâ€™s been over six months since I assembled these observations and Iâ€™m 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 Facebookâ€™s developer-driven culture is coming under greater public scrutiny. So Iâ€™m feeling more comfortable now about releasing these notesâ€¦ 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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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.
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. Hereâ€™s 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 Developerâ€™s Bible (suggested by â€śskatterbrainzâ€ť)
Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Ruby
Learn to Program
MacRuby: The Definitive Guide
Mr. Neighborlyâ€™s 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 â€śDefâ€ť)
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). Iâ€™m sure somebody else made a list for them somewhere.
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.
630 Push-Pull :: SynthĂ©s + Prod musicale en tous genres...
Mes dĂ©mos "monomachines"
Principe: le morceau est rĂ©alisĂ© avec uniquement des sons du synthĂ© en question. Pas d'effets Ă part un peu de delay ping-pong et un peu de reverb.
Pour les synthĂ©s monophoniques, les parties poly sont enregistrĂ©es voix aprĂ¨s voix, Ă l'ancienne ! Une technique un peu "lourde" mais qui en vaut la peine.
Sauf remarque, les parties de batteries sont rĂ©alisĂ©es avec des sons du synthĂ© concernĂ©. Parfois jouĂ©s sur le synthĂ© (JP6) ou samplĂ©s pour plus de souplesse (MS20, Yusynth).
MS10 - Fade To Grey La rythmique vient d'une TR606, le vocoder est celui du microkorg.
MS20 for Couch Potatoes Ma premiĂ¨re dĂ©mo monomachine.
MS20 sur une plage bretonne
MS20 by Night
MS20 - Tribute to Sergei
MS20 - Introspection MS20 passĂ© dans le delay Spacebug d'Eowave.
MS20 - J'ai froid
MS20 - Nazareth EnregistrĂ© un 25 dĂ©cembre, avec un controleur de souffle BC2 Yamaha pour moduler le lead.
MS50 - The Last Oscillator Les sons de drum sont des samples d'une Oberheim DX.
SH09 - Solarize
JP6 - From Io to Callisto
JP8 - La prise de Carthage Les parties de percussions et batteries proviennent de divers softs.
CS30 - Hamamatsu Les sons de drum sont issus de divers samples.
CS30 - Hamamatsu (drumless) Le mĂŞme, sans la piste de drum.
DX7 - At Night in the Cuyabeno Jungle La nappe de strings discrĂ¨te qui apparait depuis le millieu du morceau vient d'un Korg Z1.
Clavia micromodular - Face nord Exercice d'imitation d'un MS20.
OSCar - From Oxford With Love Les sons de drum sont issus de divers samples.
Yusynth/DotCom - Modular Snow Les nappes viennent du Yamaha D85.
Yusynth/DotCom - Little Bear Les nappes viennent du Yamaha D85.
610 . ďż˝ ďż˝ďż˝'ďż˝i|ďż˝,_ ďż˝ ďż˝ďż˝'ďż˝i|ďż˝,_ . welcome @ deep!sonic ďż˝ ďż˝ďż˝'ďż˝i|ďż˝,_ . ďż˝ ďż˝ďż˝'ďż˝i|ďż˝,_ .
.:[ Hello Electromusic Lovers ! ]:.
Es ist gelogen, dass Videogames Kids beeinflussen. HĂ¤tte PAC MAN das getan, wĂĽrden 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.
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.
484 Why did so many successful entrepreneurs and startups come out of PayPal? Answered by Insiders
Why did so many successful entrepreneurs and startups come out of PayPal? I long have been fascinated by the extraordinary achievement from the ex-Paypal team and wonder about the reasons behind their success. In the past, mass media tried to answer this question several times but still couldnâ€™t give us a clear answer.
I once asked David Sacks the same question during an event in Los Angeles. He told me the secret is that Paypal has built a â€śscrappyâ€ť culture. No matter what problems they faced, they would find a way to solve them. I kind of got the idea, but was still confused about the execution details.
So when I saw some of the past Paypal employees answering this question on Quora, I was super excited! After all, they should be the only ones who can tell people the inside stories.
Below are some highlights of their answers. *If you want to check out the sources or leave your comments, please go to here and here.
On Talent Management
â€śPeter and Max assembled an unusual critical mass of entrepreneurial talent, primarily due to their ability to recognize young people with extraordinary ability (the median age of *execs* on the S1 filing was 30). But the poor economy allowed us to close an abnormal number of offers, as virtually nobody other than eBay and (in part) google was hiring in 2000-02.â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
â€śExtreme Focus (driven by Peter): Peter required that everyone be tasked with exactly one priority. He would refuse to discuss virtually anything else with you except what was currently assigned as your #1 initiative. Even our annual review forms in 2001 required each employee to identify their single most valuable contribution to the company.â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
â€śDedication to individual accomplishment: Teams were almost considered socialist institutions. Most great innovations at PayPal were driven by one person who then conscripted others to support, adopt, implement the new idea. If you identified the 8-12 most critical innovations at PayPal (or perhaps even the most important 25), almost every one had a single person inspire it (and often it drive it to implementation). As a result, David enforced an anti-meeting culture where any meeting that included more than 3-4 people was deemed suspect and subject to immediate adjournment if he gauged it inefficient. Our annual review forms in 2002 included a direction to rate the employee on â€śavoids imposing on othersâ€™ time, e.g. scheduling unnecessary meetings.â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
â€śRefusal to accept constraints, external or internal:We were expected to pursue our #1 priority with extreme dispatch (NOW) and vigor. To borrow an apt phrase, employees were expected to â€ścome to work every day willing to be fired, to circumvent any order aimed at stopping your dream.â€ť Jeremy Stoppelman has relayed elsewhere the story about an email he sent around criticizing management that he expected to get him fired and instead got him promoted. Peter did not accept no for answer: If you couldnâ€™t solve the problem, someone else would be soon assigned to do it.â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
â€śDriven problem solvers: PayPal had a strong bias toward hiring (and promoting / encouraging, as Keith mentions) smart, driven problem solvers, rather than subject matter experts. Very few of the top performers at the company had any prior experience with payments, and many of the best employees had little or no prior background building Internet products. I worked on the fraud analytics team at PayPal, and most of our best people had never before done anything related to fraud detection. If heâ€™d approached things â€śtraditionallyâ€ť, Max would have gone out and hired people who had been building logistic regression models for banks for 20 years but never innovated, and fraud losses would likely have swallowed the company.â€ť (by Mike Greenfield, former Sr. Fraud R&D Scientist of Paypal)
â€śSelf-sufficiency â€“ individuals and small teams were given fairly complex objectives and expected to figure out how to achieve them on their own. If you needed to integrate with an outside vendor, you picked up the phone yourself and called; you didnâ€™t wait for a BD person to become available. You did (the first version of) mockups and wireframes yourself; you didnâ€™t wait for a designer to become available. You wrote (the first draft of) site copy yourself; you didnâ€™t wait for a content writer.â€ť (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal)
On Culture & Ideology
â€śExtreme bias towards action â€“ early PayPal was simply a really *productive* workplace. This was partly driven by the culture of self-sufficiency. PayPal is and was, after all, a web service; and the company managed to ship prodigious amounts of relatively high-quality web software for a lot of years in a row early on. Yes, we had the usual politics between functional groups, but either individual heroes or small, high-trust teams more often than not found ways to deliver projects on-time.â€ť (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal)
â€śWillingness to try â€“ even in a data-driven culture, youâ€™ll always run in to folks who either donâ€™t believe you have collected the right supporting data for a given decision or who just arenâ€™t comfortable when data contradicts their gut feeling. In many companies, those individuals would be the death of decision-making. At PayPal, I felt like you could almost always get someone to give it a *try* and then let performance data tell us whether to maintain the decision or rollback.â€ť (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal)
â€śData-driven decision making â€“ PayPal was filled with smart, opinionated people who were often at logger-heads. The way to win arguments was to bring data to bear. So you never started a sentence like this â€śI feel like itâ€™s a problem that our users canâ€™t do Xâ€ť, instead youâ€™d do your homework first and then come to the table with â€ś35% of our [insert some key metric here] are caused by the lack of X functionalityâ€¦â€ť (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal)
â€śRadical transparency on metrics: All employees were expected to be facile with the metrics driving the business. Otherwise, how could one expect each employee to make rational calculations and decisions on their own every day? To enforce this norm, almost every all-hands meeting consisted of distributing a printed Excel spreadsheet to the assembled masses and Peter conducting a line by line review of our performance (this is only a modest exaggeration).â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
â€śVigorous debate, often via email: Almost every important issue had champions and critics. These were normally resolved not by official edict but by a vigorous debate that could be very intense. Being able to articulate and defend a strategy or product in a succinct, compelling manner with empirical analysis and withstand a withering critique was a key attribute of almost every key contributor. I still recall the trepidation I confronted when I was informed that I needed to defend the feasibility of my favorite â€śbabyâ€ť to Max for the first time.â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
â€śExtreme Pressure â€“ PayPal was a very difficult business with many major issues to solve. We were able to see our colleagues work under extreme pressure and hence we learned who we could rely on and trust.â€ť (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
481 50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine
Being a web designer is not easy. Not only do we need to have a good understanding about visual design, typography, information architecture, psychology and a plethora of other disciplines; in our work, we need to take care of so many details, so that our job becomes more and more time-consuming, requiring dozens of tools, attention span and an effective workflow for beautiful, timely and functional results.
And this is where small time-savers become handy. Be it a handy checklist, batch installer, dummy image generator or converter from Excel spreadsheet to HTML â€” all these things can save us a couple of minutes every day, making our work easier and more efficient. And this is why we keep collecting them for Smashing Magazineâ€™s readers. Whether you like lists or not: this one will probably help you find those little nuggets out there that will help you avoid headaches and stress. Below we present useful time-savers for web designers.
474 Why Intelligent People Fail
Why Intelligent People Fail
Content from Sternberg, R. (1994). In search of the human mind. New York: Harcourt Brace.
1. Lack of motivation. A talent is irrelevant if a person is not motivated to use it. Motivation may be external (for example, social approval) or internal (satisfaction from a job well-done, for instance). External sources tend to be transient, while internal sources tend to produce more consistent performance.
2. Lack of impulse control. Habitual impulsiveness gets in the way of optimal performance. Some people do not bring their full intellectual resources to bear on a problem but go with the first solution that pops into their heads.
3. Lack of perserverance and perseveration. Some people give up too easily, while others are unable to stop even when the quest will clearly be fruitless.
4. Using the wrong abilities. People may not be using the right abilities for the tasks in which they are engaged.
5. Inability to translate thought into action. Some people seem buried in thought. They have good ideas but rarely seem able to do anything about them.
6. Lack of product orientation. Some people seem more concerned about the process than the result of activity.
7. Inability to complete tasks. For some people nothing ever draws to a close. Perhaps itâ€™s fear of what they would do next or fear of becoming hopelessly enmeshed in detail.
8. Failure to initiate. Still others are unwilling or unable to initiate a project. It may be indecision or fear of commitment.
9. Fear of failure. People may not reach peak performance because they avoid the really important challenges in life.
10. Procrastination. Some people are unable to act without pressure. They may also look for little things to do in order to put off the big ones.
11. Misattribution of blame. Some people always blame themselves for even the slightest mishap. Some always blame others.
12. Excessive self-pity. Some people spend more time feeling sorry for themselves than expending the effort necessary to overcome the problem.
13. Excessive dependency. Some people expect others to do for them what they ought to be doing themselves.
14. Wallowing in personal difficulties. Some people let their personal difficulties interfere grossly with their work. During the course of life, one can expect some real joys and some real sorrows. Maintaining a proper perspective is often difficult.
15. Distractibility and lack of concentration. Even some very intelligent people have very short attention spans.
16. Spreading oneself too think or too thick. Undertaking too many activities may result in none being completed on time. Undertaking too few can also result in missed opportunities and reduced levels of accomplishment.
17. Inability to delay gratification. Some people reward themselves and are rewarded by others for finishing small tasks, while avoiding bigger tasks that would earn them larger rewards.
18. Inability to see the forest for the trees. Some people become obsessed with details and are either unwilling or unable to see or deal with the larger picture in the projects they undertake.
19. Lack of balance between critical, analytical thinking and creative, synthetic thinking. It is important for people to learn what kind of thinking is expected of them in each situation.
20. Too little or too much self-confidence. Lack of self-confidence can gnaw away at a personâ€™s ability to get things done and become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Conversely, individuals with too much self-confidence may not know when to admit they are wrong or in need of self-improvement.
436 Graphic Design Theory: 50 Resources and Articles - Noupe
As designers, we often focus on the practical aspects of design above all else. We focus on what works, with little regard for why it works. And in our day-to-day...
428 Alain Neffe and the Home-Taped Electronic Music Revolution
Alain Neffe launched his first tape label at home in Belgium in 1981. He called it Insane Music Contact and his first installment was called Insane Music for Insane People. Thus began a nearly thirty year foray into home-made, visionary and utterly unfashionable electronic music that has hardly made anyone involved a household name.
Insane Music released 55 titles in its most prolific years (1981-87). Five of these were vinyl records and the rest were cassettes tapes. Why cassettes tapes? Magnetic tape was the obvious solution to the problem facing many artists working without record contracts in those days. Cassettes could be recorded at home, produced at home, dubbed at home, and sold or traded by mail. No need for tasteless outside producers and marketing mojoâ€”one needed only leave home to buy more tapes. Says Neffe, â€śI could copy the tapes on demand. Releasing an LP required that you print 500 copies and 1000 copies of the cover sleeve, and everything had to be paid up front â€¦ if the buyer didnâ€™t like the music, he or she could wipe it out and record something else on it.â€ť
Mr. Neffe was not the only one out there recording, selling and trading tapes by mail. On both sides of the Atlantic, home cassette technology was permitting the release of much groundbreaking and breathlessly beautiful work, as well as some noxious and otherwise self-indulgent wankingâ€”that coat of many colors we call the DIY (do-it-yourself) Revolution. As early as 1974, Albrecht/d. self-released a cassette entitled Amsterdam Op De Dam in Germany. In 1976, Throbbing Gristle was distributing tapes of their infamous live recordings, and in 1977, the French electro-industrial unit Die Form began releasing tapes on their own Bain Total label. 1980 saw the release of two monumental self-released cassettes, The Storm Bugsâ€™ A Safe Substitute and Colin Potterâ€™s The Ghost Office. In Japan, 1980 saw the release of Merzbowâ€™s first two cassettes, Remblandt Assemblage and Fuckexercise. And in the USA, 1981 saw John Benderâ€™s Plaster: The Prototypes, a laconic and mysterious series of tone and vocal poems. Home taping was not limited to electronic music. R. Stevie Moore, one of the elder living ancestors of the lo-fi rock aesthetic, began releasing distributing home-made tapes via the R. Stevie Moore Cassette Club sometime in the 1970s. And tapes of live punk shows from the era continue to trade hands.
Soon, cassettes were coming from everywhere: mysterious PO boxes in the Midwest, to which you sent a blank tape and three dollars and received the tape back with something on it. The Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine was a Fluxus-inspired subscription audio-journal dedicated to music as well as poetry and drama and other forms of audio-art. Zines like Factsheet Five and Unsound devoted entire columns to the material they received from bands on home-made cassette, and demo tapes began leaking to radio stations prior to official record release dates. It was a grassroots movement that marched in association with the self-publication of zines, comics, chapbooks, and other media. The medium had begun to become the message.
Insane Music for Insane People (which eventually reached 25 volumes) was a series compiling all home-made electronic music made by artists from across the globe. By including in the liner notes the contact address for each artist featured, Neffe helped pioneer a snail-mail network for those interested in more of what they heard. Artists from all over Europe and the USA, from Japan, New Zealand, and beyond contributed over the years. One could send a few dollars to Insane Music Contact, receive tapes in the mail, write to artists involved and receive more cassettes.
Insane Music Contact (now known as Insane Music) has always been a vehicle for Mr. Neffeâ€™s own electronic music projects as well, many of which are periodically active to this day. Though he now makes liberal use of the CD format, Neffeâ€™s artistic approach remains undiluted by years of underexposure. He expects very little acknowledgment of or remuneration for his efforts, which, for him, are emotional articulation, continued experimentation, and purity. It seems nothing but nothing could possibly catapult such heavily uncommercial sounds into the public consciousnessâ€“not even this thirty-year retrospective box-set entitled The Insane Box released (ironically, on vinyl) by the venerable Frank Maier of Vinyl-on-Demand Records, an outfit devoted to preserving the precious gems of cassette culture before the evidence disintegrates.
For this retrospective (4 LPs + a 7â€ť 45), Mr. Neffe has reached into dusty attic boxes, wherein lay unreleased (or hardly available) material by five projects of which he has been a part: BeNe GeSSeRiT, Human Flesh, Pseudo Code, I Scream and Subject. Each has a unique cerebral orientation and emotional vibe made possible by the combined efforts of invited guests; each runs the high fever of a man very much committed to a personal vision of artistic purity without virtuosity, and each is distinctly French.
BeNe GeSSeRiT was not the first of Mr. Neffeâ€™s projects to be recorded and distributed, but is, to my understanding, the genesis of his approach to music as â€śtextsâ€ť or â€śphotographsâ€ť, or as he puts it, â€śpotlatch musicâ€ť. On these early tracks we also detect a burgeoning interest in the endless expressive properties of the human voice, both explicitly human and as heavily-treated sound sculpture, both French and English At times, voices shout like besotted Celine parlor workers at each other from tenement windows; at other times a high-pitched female voice wails up and down like Catherine Ribeiro alone in her bathroom. In these tracks, one can also detect the half-digested influence of electro-rock luminaries Silver Apples, the avant-lashings a la Yoko Ono, and occasionally the thunder-beat of early Laibach. Primitive Casio electronics, stage whispers, delay echoes, tape loops, and a certain absurdist humor redolent of Erik Satie, neither dampen the fabric with melodrama, nor detract from the integrity of the grist, nor from the topical seriousness of the textâ€™s subjects. BeNe GeSSeRiT is difficult music, even in the moments that risk elegy, yet it is still more accessible than some of the other Francophone avant-dada outfits of the day, such as DDAA and Ă‰tant DonnĂ©s, or Nurse with Wound in the UK.
Human Flesh is decidedly more structurally cohesive and song-oriented than BeNe GeSSeRiT, and its predecessors and influences are less clear. Still there is a clear interest in the human voice, its textures and timbers when removed of sign value by backwards-masking, and the new textures that emerge when disassembled and reassembled. Even rock-oriented at times, Human Flesh chases a more delirious climax, for the hounds of the carnival are snapping at their heels as they run. This is also a project of varied angles and pursuits, sliding as it does into poetic electro-pop (the supple and Chicago-accented voice of the late Lydia Tomkiw, of Algebra Suicide, appears on two tracks), and moments of Half Japanese-style primitivism. The side-long track â€śLangsamâ€ť is more reminiscent of Piper-era Pink Floyd and Brainticket, as well as other Krautrock, yet is still distinctly French. These early and rare tracks are, in contrast to the more ambitious Pseudo Code and the more intimate recordings by I Scream, more oblique for being a mix-down of materials sent to Neffe from artists around the globe. The track â€śSons of God?â€ť is also notable for what is perhaps the first recorded sample of the American fire-and-brimstone preacher Ferrell Griswold, whose voice has appeared in music by Front 242, Phallus Dei, Pragha Khan, et cetera.
The cassette medium, for all its benefits to individual artistic expression and culture, is for the selfsame reasons impermanent. Magnetic tape has a thirty year lifespan if properly archived, which means both that preserving their contents in other formats is important, and that paying hundreds of dollars for the original artifacts is a questionable collectorsâ€™ pursuit (nevertheless, you can watch it happen daily). With the advent of the mp3 and the efforts of Vinyl-on-Demand and other labels, Insane Musicâ€™s CD-r reissue program included, some of this exquisite material has been rescued from oblivion.
405 AudioLemon: HOWTO: Build A Steampunk Oscilloscope
AudioLemon is a blog that looks at all things audio related. Synths, samplers, software, effects and a little bit of electronic music and culture.
A steampunk oscilloscope built by Andrew Smith from parts found in a junk box. "Although not intended to be fully functional it does actually work." It's looks so cute... if you have the DIY skills you can read an article over on electronicsweekly detailing the build, components used and a schematic.
"I discovered that I had a really cute little 7cm CRT in the loft, together with several other valves of different types, and it seemed a good idea to make something decorative with them. For me, a lot of the charm of this piece resides in the unconventional layout and design, using a polished wooden box instead of the more usual metal chassis."
399 How To Permanently Delete Your Account on Popular Websites - Smashing Magazine
We all have an increasing number of sites and online services we're members of, and sometimes it all gets a little overwhelming. At times, we just need to delete our...
web design, magazine, html, photoshop, wordpress, wallpaper, icons
Control knobs with metal inserts
When it comes to the choice of control knobs for a synthesizer or modular project, one can pick very different styles, from cheap plastic knobs to stylish and more expensive phenol knobs with classy spun metal inserts. For my own projects I did a little survey of the second kind of knobs. Below is the result of my researches. You can also find infos at Emulator Achive.
Miniorgan: the first museum of lost organs, damned keyboards, childish synthesizers, dusty voice transformers and singing calculators.
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298 The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook
Facebook is a great service. I have a profile, and so does nearly everyone I know under the age of 60.
However, Facebook hasn't always managed its users' data well. In the beginning, it restricted the visibility of a user's personal information to just their friends and their "network" (college or school). Over the past couple of years, the default privacy settings for a Facebook user's personal information have become more and more permissive. They've also changed how your personal information is classified several times, sometimes in a manner that has been confusing for their users. This has largely been part of Facebook's effort to correlate, publish, and monetize their social graph: a massive database of entities and links that covers everything from where you live to the movies you like and the people you trust.
This blog post by Kurt Opsahl at the the EFF gives a brief timeline of Facebook's Terms of Service changes through April of 2010. It's a great overview, but I was a little disappointed it wasn't an actual timeline: hence my initial inspiration for this infographic.
253 Twitter : 10 outils indispensables pour trouver de l'information | ilonet
Note : Cet article est une traduction de lâ€™article Â« 10 excelentes formas de buscar informaciĂłn en Twitter Â», Ă©crit par Juan Diego Polo. Je le remercie pour mâ€™avoir autorisĂ© Ă le traduire. ÂˇMuchas gracias Juan!
Si vous pensez que Twitter est un ocĂ©an dâ€™informations inutiles dans lequel des millions de personnes hurlent sans intĂ©rĂŞt, câ€™est que vous avez mal cherchĂ©.
En plus du moteur de recherche officiel search.twitter.com, il existe des centaines dâ€™autres moyens pour trouver les perles du web, des informations importantes, ou des personnes intĂ©ressantes. Voire de capter le buzz avant mĂŞme quâ€™il prenne de lâ€™ampleur.
Je vous prĂ©sente ici 10 de ces outils, certains ayant directement Ă©tĂ© repris depuis dumblittleman.com. Si les moteurs de recherche vous passionnent, il y en a des dizaines dans le livre que jâ€™ai publiĂ© lâ€™annĂ©e derniĂ¨re (la version PDF est gratuite).
165 SQL Server Join Examples
I am new to SQL Server and want to learn about the JOIN options. What are all of the JOIN options in SQL Server? What is the significance of each of the options? I am a little confused on the differences and syntax, can you provide some examples and ex
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