Category Archives: Circuits

Musical Circuits Goes to Moogfest 2018

From Digital Bits to Analog Waves:  Breadboarding an 8-bit Synth Using only digital logic and handful of wires and resistors, we will breadboard a circuit that creates complex analog sounds.  Theoretically speaking, we will wire an R2R (resistor to resistor) … Continue reading

Posted in Circuits, Experimental Music, Moogfest, Workshops | Tagged , ,

Circuit Bending for Beginners

Because unmaking something is a great way to make something new. Circuit Bending for Beginners Unmake a musical keyboard and discover how plastic parts connect with electronic circuits to make music. See how the piano keyboard actually works, how a … Continue reading

Posted in Circuit Bending, Circuits, Workshops

Musical Circuits Goes to Moogfest 2017

Posted in Circuits, Moogfest, Workshops

Musical Circuits @ KNOBCON 2016

Experimental Music: Composition with an Arduino MIDI Controller Knobcon  Chicagoland, September 2016 With an Arduino, a breadboard, and a handful of parts, you can build a MIDI controller that works as a sequencer or a classic beatbox. But the same … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino, Circuits, CODE, Experimental Music, MIDI

Musical Circuits at UNC

Posted in Circuits, Experimental Music, Uncategorized, Workshops

A Musical Stylus for the World’s Simplest Oscillator

“Rule #17: If it sounds good and doesn’t smoke, don’t worry if you don’t understand it.” ~ Nicholas Collins, Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking, Second Edition, Routledge, 2009, p. 144. Collins describes it as the “world’s simplest … Continue reading

Posted in Circuits, Uncategorized | Tagged