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Sample Pack – SY 35 Drumkit

I’ve had a Yamaha SY-35 for a few years now, I originally wanted it as a big, cheap master keyboard with some interesting sounds as a bonus. It’s worked fantastically in that role, but it’s coming time to pass it along. One of my favorite sounds on it has been its ‘drumkit’ patch – a …

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10 June 2015 – Live Set @ Esc Collective

On 10 June, 2015 Southampton’s Esc Collective held their end-of-year festival ‘Escape to the Country’. Netley Chapel and the surrounding Royal Victoria Park in Southampton provided an inspiring setting to relax, listen to great music, and of course dance! My gratitude goes out to everyone who helped make the event possible – and to everyone …

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Arduino Based MIDI Sequencer

I’ve programmed a sequencer for the Arduino microcontroller platform, designed to be used with the Sparkfun MIDI Shield. The sequencer combines an arpeggiating sequencer like that found on the Access Virus with a transposable recording sequencer, similar to the one on the Roland SH-101. get it here. I make fairly extensive use of MIDI in …

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Stanton SCS-3D Standalone Driver

This is a standalone driver I wrote (patched? whats the verb for Max/Msp?) for Stanton’s SCS-3D DJ interface, notoriously called ‘DaScratch.’  It’s designed to expand the number of faders you can control with it, at the expense of the ‘scratching’ surface. Download:SCS3D Driver (Mac) I picked up the SCS-3D because I wanted something simple and …