Teensy is similar to Arduino, but perhaps better suited to making a USB MIDI controller. Liam Lacey shows how to make your own DIY MIDI controller using Teensy with 8 retro arcade push buttons.
It's not everyday you wake up and think, I'm going to make a drum machine in 3 days. But that's what KBob has done. And It's using Mutable Instruments modules, Teensy, JIGMOD and a 3D printer!
Liam Lacey, winner of the Element14 Open Source Music Tech Design Challenge, for his hardware polyphonic digital synthesizer shares 5 pieces of advice for every aspiring DIY hardware synth maker.
If we told you that you could build your own omnidirectional condenser microphone for less than $8 in under 3 minutes you might not believe me. But you can! And Joshua Casper shows you how.
Joshua Curry has created a Raspberry Pi synthesizer, named Blue Order. It's menu system has been written in Python mainly based from example script that came with the Displayotron Hat display.Â
Ben Heck's video showcases the best of the Berlin MusicTechFest Hack Camp, a 24 hour challenge where teams build incredible machines and systems for musicians in one day.
A guy called Tom (that really is how we refers to himself) has created an alternative way to interact with sound and instruments. It's called Â«WOMBÂ» and is a real hands on experience.
Curious about building your own amplifier but aren't sure where or how to begin? Here's a great place to start! Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project to make an amplifier on a budget.
As scarce as details on the Hyve Touch Synthesizer are, we've managed to find a new video of it in action, and conversations its creator, Skot Wiedmann, has had where some features are revealed.
Imagine creating a fully functioning, full-size electric guitar out of match sticks. Probably around 40,000. That's what Dean Fraser has created and it's pretty incredible.
Curious about building your own hardware synthesizer but aren't sure where to begin? Here's a great place to start. Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project with noisy results.
First it was an acoustic wooden toy piano. Then it became a MIDI controller. Now it's become a polyphonic digital hardware synthesizer!! Here's the story behind Liam Lacey's amazing Vintage Toy Synth.
In Part 1 of this mini-series for Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch inside Native Instruments' popular graphical modular music software creation platform.
StrumPad is an ingenious idea for a MIDI controller that does away with keys and replaces them with virtual strings / fretboard that can be strummed in a way you'd expect to play a guitar.