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Tanais Fox's 16-stribe project gets fancy

Stribe 16 pre-viz: Rebated faders

Check out these images on Make Blog of Tanais Fox's drawing for a milled aluminum case to hold 16 stribe1 kits.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

sound meets kit meet art

Check out this beautiful pocket oscillator kit, idyllic beach not included. via Make

Thursday, March 18, 2010

stretta C74 interview

gets some well-deserved attention. Gotta check me out (e.g. afford) this M4L thing!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Phineus + Twine

<a href="http://phineus.bandcamp.com/track/midifier">midifier by phineus</a>

twine: midi files
phineus: knobs/309

Monday, February 15, 2010

some recent trax from phineus

<a href="http://phineus.bandcamp.com/album/hckdmlnbllr">manimalis by phineus</a>

<a href="http://phineus.bandcamp.com/track/uphanded">uphanded by phineus</a>

<a href="http://phineus.bandcamp.com/album/we-are-the-circuit-man">wearethecircuitman by phineus</a>

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Cymatics = Visual Sound


Cymatics Scientist Says Sound is a Bubble, Not a Wave by Jodina Meehan
Check out the cool article linked above...

I've always thought of sound waves this way, but had never seem them represented like this. This is a great way to think about sound when mic'ing instruments or creating sound art.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

monomnichord by Calum Scott

monomnichord from Calum Scott on Vimeo.

"A max/msp patch that uses a monome 40h and a stribe to emulate a Suzuki Omnichord."

It's wonderful to see music being made with a stribe1 alongside a monome.

Saturday, January 2, 2010


Friday, November 20, 2009

stretta's procedures

maxforlive: stepfilter from stretta on Vimeo.

stretta continues to blow my mind - this time with his monome app 'step filter' running inside Ableton Live

Thursday, November 19, 2009

KORG MicroSampler

A nice run-thru of features on the new bang-for-buck sampler from KORG

Sunday, November 8, 2009

via Anarchy Rice

Novation’s new monome controller in action. 3-color buttons, seamless integration with Ableton Live. Only apparent drawback is it only does MIDI via Automap mode. But at only $200! street it's definitely worth exploring.

I wonder when they're gonna make a Stribe?

Friday, October 23, 2009

Chladni form as output?

Weird thought of the day:

Thinking about capturing 2D blobs and turning them into sound. What about 2D blobs made by sound?

What if you videotaped the changing design on a chladni plate and then used software to turn that video into sound?

I posted earlier about a Chladni plate powered by a speaker.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Touching the Sound

Touch Loop Navigator from christian bannister on Vimeo.

Check out this great project at subcycle.org.

subcycle labs is the creative work of christian bannister a musician, designer and developer located in portland, oregon

Foxy's 16-stribe monster

16-Stribe Monster from Stribe Forum member Foxy

16 Stribes will be mated to a variety of button pads. See the build log and current status here

Foxy's next challenge is getting the Max patches sorted. I'm still a bit all-thumbs with Max myself. I can probably cobble something together, but if someone has or can make an elegant solution to run 2 8-stribe Stribes (2 Arduinos) and 2+ monomes (not sure if he's going Arduinome or using monome boards), please give a shout-out on the Stribe Forum!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Monome Meet 2009

video still of MakingTheNoise

I would have loved to be at this event in Princeton Oct 3 but just couldn't work it out. Hopefully there will be a next time... Some consolation is this great Vimeo page with tons of great footage: http://vimeo.com/groups/monomeetfall2009 as well as some awesome live sets!

I hear there were also some great live performances in the evenings so when I find some video or audio of those I'll post them here...

Listen: Monome-Made Music, from tehn to Daedelus
By Peter Kirn


Latest tracks by monomeet

Friday, October 9, 2009

phineus: Not On

phineus: Not On  by  phineus


Sunday, September 27, 2009

Stribe / Livid Concept Sketch

Stribe/Livid Hybrid Concept
Borrowed the case shape from the Livid "Tactic" http://www.lividinstruments.com/hardware_other.php for these concept sketches

See: http://www.soundwidgets.com/2009/01/monome-40h-3-stribe1-modules-granular.html

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Moldover's new CD not only delivers music, it completely redefines what it means to "play an album"... Moldover's CD packaging itself IS a new musical instrument! The CD is mounted on a custom designed circuit board, intricately patterned and powering a "light-Theremin". Yes! You play the artwork and it makes sound!

Pretty dang clever!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

First Industrial Stribe application

from CuriousInventor.com:

TracyEvansProductions, a company that specializes in interactive tradeshow exhibits and other multimedia, has integrated Stribes into a kiosk that interactively explains the interaction of water and oil in wells for Schlumberger.

Kudos to Scott Driscoll @ Curious Inventor for making this all happen Stribe-wise!


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