OK, this is one of my new favorite hacks ever: a modular synthesizer rack made out of the ENUDDEN Ikea toilet paper holder. It appears that the width of the opening is the perfect height for standard Eurorack modules. All you have to do is remove the toilet roll holder part on top. … Continue Reading
The 1971 Fisher Price Change-A-Record Music Box is a classic children’s toy that comprises plastic ‘records’ and a mechanical music box in the ‘needle’ arm. The bumps in the disc pluck the tines of the music box, producing the sounds you hear.… Continue Reading
Oscilloscopes are incredibly useful for visualizing signals (audio or otherwise), but unless the software you’re using already has one built in, it’s not necessarily easy to see what’s going on.
- First you’ll need a tool to route audio internally. I used Soundflower, a free kernel extension originally developed by Cycling ’74 (the company that makes Max/MSP).