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Mutable Instruments Sidekick

Posted in creative practice, DIY, gear, music with tags , , , , , , , on 16/08/2012 by sync24

mmmm, i thought i’d posted about this before…
mutable instruments offer various filter boards to go along with the Shruthi-1 project.
i bought one of them after completing my initial build, then mutable released another project called the Sidekick: http://mutable-instruments.net/sidekick
i grabbed one of the boards and ordered the parts in May 2011 and probably completed the control board in August or September 2011.
it has its own enclosure, like the Shruthi-1, but has no midi as it’s basically just a filter or tone generator / drone machine. once i’d completed the control board i tested it with the filter that came with the Shruthi-1, it worked, so i took a photo and moved on to the next thing.
after ordering the GorF i thought i should get some older projects finished – the Sidekick being at the top of the list. so i have just finished building the SSM2044 filter board (info here: http://mutable-instruments.net/shruthi1/build/ssm2044).
here’s a couple of pics, without the case:

and a pic from a year ago with the case:

i’m reasonably happy with the finished artefact, though initially, it doesn’t make as much noise as i’d have liked…
maybe i need to spend more time with it until i find the good settings.

Christmas Eve sci-fi book cover track

Posted in artwork, music, sci-fi book with tags , , , , , , on 24/12/2010 by sync24

made another track for a book cover:

happy xmas

droneface_DR002

Posted in creative practice, gear, music, research with tags , , , on 09/06/2010 by sync24

second droneface track…
took a slightly different approach here, still rips!
here’s the equipment list:
Dronelab V2 >
Alesis BITRMAN
Roland RE 201 SPACE ECHO
Roland SBF 325 STEREO FLANGER
BOSS RPS 10 PITCH SHIFTER / DELAY
and here’s the track: