OpenDeck Makes Spinning Your Own MIDI Controller Easy

OpenDeck Makes Spinning Your Own MIDI Controller Easy

These days, MIDI controllers are simply plain cool. There are one million of them on the market, and so they’re all dressed to the nines in flashing LEDs and sporting swag like USB MIDI interfaces and sliders that simply really feel proper. With our italics finances working out, I ought to get to the purpose – you can […]

Circuit Bent Keyboard is Pretty in Pink

Circuit Bent Keyboard is Pretty in Pink

If you’re something like us, quite a lot of of your tasks had been borne out of the truth that you had some crusty bit of drugs that was badly in want of a second lease on life. Whether it was a hand-me-down or pulled out of the rubbish, we’ve all at one time or […]

A MIDI Sequencer To Be Proud Of

A MIDI Sequencer To Be Proud Of

MIDI sequencers are surprisingly costly, making them a superb goal for [RH Electronics] who has created a sixteen-step device. It helps as much as eight playable elements per step, which might be both MIDI or drum triggers. The case and entrance panel are constructed to a really excessive commonplace, and on a bit of stripboard […]

DIY Talkbox Gives You More Bounce to the Ounce

DIY Talkbox Gives You More Bounce to the Ounce

Back within the 70s, you couldn’t swing a macrame plant hanger round a file retailer with out knocking over quite a few shows of albums that includes talkboxes. They had been throughout 70s music, type of like how nearly each 80s music has a sax solo and/or Michael McDonald on backing vocals. Not certain you’ve […]

Cigar Box Synth is a Fun Time

Cigar Box Synth is a Fun Time

It’s truthful to say that the groovebox market has exploded. Store cabinets are overflowing with the umpteenth releases from KORG’s Volca line and the newest Pocket Operators. These gadgets usually function a big selection of tones in an enticingly compact and enticing package deal, however is it potential to construct one thing comparable at dwelling? […]

Framed Raspberry Pi Keeps Tabs on Spotify

Framed Raspberry Pi Keeps Tabs on Spotify

Perhaps you’ve seen, however we right here at Hackaday have a slight obsession with the over-engineered. One may pretty say there’s a linear relationship between how doubtless we’re to function a challenge and the way needlessly advanced it’s. That mentioned, it isn’t as if we’re unable to understand a minimalist strategy. Taking the scenic route will […]

Monotron Gets All the Mods

Monotron Gets All the Mods

[Harry Axten] turned the diminutive Korn Monotron into a playable analog synthesizer, full with a full-sized keyboard spanning two octaves and a MIDI interface. Korg Introduced the Monotron analog mini-synthesizer again in 2010. They additionally dropped the schematics for the synth. Hackers wasted no time modifying and enhancing the Monotron. [Harry] included a number of of […]

A Fully Open Source Raspberry Pi Synthesizer

A Fully Open Source Raspberry Pi Synthesizer

Have you ever seen one thing and immediately knew it was one thing you wished, though you weren’t conscious it existed just a few seconds in the past? That’s how we felt once we acquired a tip about Zynthian, a fully open source (hardware and software) synthesizer. You can purchase the equipment on-line instantly from […]

Space Invaders Sound Chip Went Old School With I2L

Space Invaders Sound Chip Went Old School With I2L

It have to be everybody’s birthday immediately as a result of [Ken Shirriff] has come out with a present for us. He’s carried out another pass at reverse engineering the 76477 Space Invaders sound chip from the 1970s and located it’s filled with built-in injection logic (I2L), making it a double deal with: we get to […]

Facebook’s Universal Music Translator

Facebook’s Universal Music Translator

Star Trek has its common language translator and now researchers from Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) has developed a universal music translator. Much of it’s primarily based on Google’s WaveNet, a model of which was additionally used within the recently announced Google Duplex AI. The inspiration for it got here from the human potential to listen to […]