It’s been 5 to 11 November 2017 and it’s been an extremely synthesiser-centric week!
Beepity boop boops
Sunday was showing a friend around my modular synth to show her Eurorack in the flesh and get her pumped for her upcoming electronic engineering degree. That seems to have set the tone for the whole week.
On Monday evening, I got my parcel of DIY kits from Thonk and soldered together a Horstronic Arcade Button…
…then on Tuesday evening I soldered together two RYO modules, the VC Sequencer and the TrigXpander…
…then on Wednesday evening, I spent time testing out said modules which I had no time left for on Tuesday, resulting in this strangely pleasant noise..
On Thursday evening I spent putting together a particularly big order to Thonk, and on Friday evening I was testing out sample playback on the Disting Mk 4 and creating lovely crunchy triplet beats.
And finally today (Saturday) I started mindmapping an overview of analogue vs digital voltage control sequencers to see if it’s worth following up. There’s a surprising amount to talk about for little circuits that just eat pips and spit out voltages.
So that’s pretty much been my week, which leads neatly into..
The last of the weeklies
After 3 1/2 years of weekly blogs (since May 2014 when I started “A moment in the sun”), I’m going back to a less frequent posting schedule again. Without a consistently active production to talk about, touching base every single week has begun to feel strange and perfunctory. There’ll be posts here in the future, but only when I have something worth saying. 🙂
It’s goodbye then to “see you next week” – so see you ’round! 🙂