Ethical Sampling

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2:01 pm

Along with the release of my album Sampled Library, I wanted to write up some thoughts about sampling I’ve had kicking around my head. The sampler is a relatively recent invention: showed up in the late 60s, affordable by plonkers in the 80s, and gutted by legal nonsense the 90s. In between the last two […]

Sampled Library

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:16 pm

New Nevenen album!

Casio SK-1: Overhaul, Part Two

Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 9:20 pm

  With all the groundwork laid out the previous time, ’twas time to actually start making things more useful! I decided to add a gate input, so I could sync the SK-1 to my other gear… and to build a breakout box for the port I added last time… click on for more.

How to: Prodigy – Smack My Bitch Up

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 11:26 pm

prodigy — smack my bitch up

Circuit Bending, SDIY — Worth The Hassle?

Monday, September 7, 2009 at 8:00 am

More and more these days, you hear about people turning to Circuit Bending for strange and unique sounds. Synth Do-It-Yourself (building your own music electronics) is the step after Circuit Bending. Are either worth the effort? What sort of ROI do you get? Where to start?

Inspiring Interviews: Amon Tobin

Monday, August 24, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Inspiring words from Ninjatune sample collage artist Amon Tobin.