Posts with tag diy

/ 82 Articles

Build This Cardboard DIY Drum Machine In Under An Hour

Create your own DIY hardware drum machine with built-in speakers. No soldering is required and there's even a companion app for detailed editing. Here's the details.

Zynthian Open Synth V3 DIY Kit Now Available

No soldering is required with this new version of Zynthian's Open Synth - just put it together and you can be making music and designing sounds in no time.

5 Reasons Why Raspberry Pi 4 Could Be Your Next DAW Computer

The Raspberry Pi 4 boasts some seriously beefed-up hardware, moving it into contention for a place in your music production setup. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider it.

Superbooth 2019: Korg Reveals Nu:Tekt DIY Digital Progammable Synthesizer Kit

This DIY synthesizer kit, teased by Korg at Superbooth, appears to have a built-in keyboard, onboard fx, arpeggiator and a digital oscillator with multiple waves. Here's what we know so far.

MakeProAudio Lets You Create Modular Mixers and Controllers For Your Music Studio

A whole universe of gear you can build yourself, from mixers to synths and Eurorack format modules? This new system could revolutionise how we approach music-making.

Check Out This Custom Built Digitally Controlled Tape Sampler

Part of the Modular Process Music family of hand crafted instruments, Tape Sampler is a clever and fun way to manipulate sound. See it in action here.

Make Minimal Techno With A Sequencer Built Out Of LEGO Bricks

Here's a novel way to combine technology from two different worlds. A 4-track rhythm machine made of LEGO, used to generate techno loops.

4 Things to Consider when Designing your own Hardware Music Controller for Audio Software

Designing your own MIDI controller can give you unparalleled levels of control over your software. Liam Lacey explains how you could go about making it a reality.

Modal's CRAFTsynth 2.0 Kickstarter Funded within 24 Hours!

This massively redesigned and upgraded miniature hardware synth certainly packs a punch, and you can get your early bird special order in now. Here's the lowdown.

Meet The World's First 3D Printed Modular Record Player

If you've ever dreamed of a 3D-printed, modular record player with a built-in stereo pre-amp and wireless streaming options, with solar charging upgrades, that is self-assembly, you'll love this.

Look Mum No Computer Shows How To Build A Korg MS20-Style LP Filter

Brace yourself for a tornado of synth-based advice as Sam Battle runs you - quite literally - through building your own low pass filter in hardware.

Cycling74 Releases Max 8

Cycling 74's new Max 8 moves audio and video programming to the next level with innovative new features, improvements and workflow refinements. Here's what's new.

Tinami MD-1 Is A Hackable, Modular MIDI Controller And It's Now On Kickstarter

Two years in development, this hackable, customisable modular MIDI controller is now on Kickstarter and could be a truly unique addition to your studio setup.

These Fun Playtronica MIDI Devices Turn Anything Into A Musical Instrument

At Sonar+D 2018 Factmag visited the booth of Playtronica, who demonstrated two quirky music devices, one that turns anything into a MIDI controller and one that turns human touch into sound.

This Bizarre Eurorack Synth Controller Maps Rotation Speed To MIDI Dynamics

Sound Globe 2 is a unique custom built controller that can use the speed of a rotating globe to control musical dynamics. It's like no other synth controller you've seen before. Here it is in action.