Archive for the 'Synthesizers' Category

Reason CV/Gate to Analog Synths

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Lately It seems like the only things I purchase from guitar cnter are connectors and jacks. Yesterday I wandered in to get (more) connectors to make some XLR to 1/8″ phone cables which would further my experiments using Reason 4.0 as a control voltage generator with some of my analog synthesizers. Surprisingly, they had […]

Buchla Modular Patching

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Here’s a video of me patching my Buchla 200 Modular system. Sorry about the crappy audio, this was just the built-in mic picking up audio from a little 4″ powered speaker. I swear it sounds better than this!
This is the video I showed at the Atlanta and NY Producers Conferences:

The Buchla is […]

Farewell Bob Moog

Saturday, September 3rd, 2005

As if the circumstances in the Gulf were not bad enough, but the news of Bob Moog’s passing was also quite a sad event. Having known about his condition for quite some time, this did not come as a surprise, but it does weigh heavy considering that Dr. Moog’s achievements have influenced so many and […]

News of Bob Moog

Sunday, July 10th, 2005

I just got the news that Bob Moog is battling Cancer. Like everyone else in the electronic music world, I wish him a speedy recovery. For those who don’t know Bob Moog… sheesh!

Analog Days

Friday, April 2nd, 2004

TXT:: I’ve been Reading Analog Days by Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco (Harvard University Press). It’s a fascinating book about the history and development and cultural impact of the Analog Synthesizers of Buchla and Moog. The interviews and anecdotes are informative and quite funny; I especially enjoyed the story of Bob Moog trying to find […]

Minimoog Voyager VX-351
Output Adapter Installation

Thursday, January 3rd, 2002

UNFINISHED - Guide to installing the Resistor Network for the VX-351 CV Expander in a Minimoog Voyager.

Birth: Hardware ReBirth

Saturday, November 13th, 1999

JPG:: I’ve added some images from the workbench. Check out “Birth” my hardware equivalent of ReBirth — sort of. It consists of Roland’s TR-909, TR-808, TB-303, and MC-202. All of the units are synchronized via Roland Proprietary DIN Sync cables. A Sherman Filterbank acts as a PCF and Distortion Unit, and I have a Dedicated […]