Mike Ford the creator of beautiful metal sound sculptures has recently setup a dedicated youTube account and uploaded some videos of the new devices hot off the workbench. Atari Steampunk Console. Weird Sound Generator. Trioscillator. Warpfactor 9. Captain Nemo Beatbox. Mike was also kind enough to answer a few questions about his devices. CM: How […]
Monthly archives "June 2008"
The ever controversial craftsmen of very nice looking Folktek instruments are putting on some sort of a competition via an eBay auction. The premise is that after buying a mystery sound circuit for $44.44 you will be entered into a competition to create a sound art piece with that circuit. The best entry will receive […]
In the previous post we established what a Dub Siren was. Now it is time to make one and start the journey to become a Legendary Dub All-Star. First you need the parts: 8 Sound Keychain – available here in packages of 12 for $9.50 plus shipping! There is plenty of other sound generating […]
At about the 40 second mark of this video you can hear a Dub Siren aka Rasta Box. They are simple electronic sound effect units used as musical accent in Dub Reggae. The sounds are typically simulated police or car sirens with pitch control and the ability to only trigger the sound when the button […]
Tony of Electrokraft has just released a set of new products: Super Synth Drums the DrumAxe. Both work in conjunction with an NES system running custom software called Super Synth Drums. The software translates button presses into Drum sounds that are being synthesized by the NES itself. Everything was written in 6502 assembly language and […]