Moogfest $70 circuit bending challenge

Don’t forget, the deadline for the 4th Annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge is Midnight EST on February 23rd, 2014.  Videos of some of the entries can be found here.

Excellent live circuit bent set from Mystery Circuits

Mystery Circuits (Mike Walters) just posted this excellent live set from their BENT04 performance. This footage was taken from the Bent 2004 documentary by Derek Sajbel.

Populating the board.

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Kit building time.

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For Sale: The A-Z of Analogue Synthesisers by Peter Forrest, Signed by the author!

Selling my copies of  The A-Z of Analogue Synthsisers here.

Arduino Project Box on-the-cheap
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Arduino Project Box on-the-cheap

So, I’ve finally gotten around to picking up an Arduino to play around with. I’ve owned a couple books on programming/interfacing them for a while now, just to see if it would be something I would be interested in. So I finally took the plunge and bought a Mega 2560….

Vacuum tubes on display

I got this idea from an article in Make magazine about Wunderkammers. (http://makezine.com/17/wunderkammer/) Sure it’s just a simple knick-knack type display, but that’s where the inspiration came from. I bought a lot of 50 new-old-stock tubes on ebay for less than $20, and found the curio cabinet at a thrift…

Disposable spice grinder hack

So I ran out of pepper in one of those “disposable” grinders (the kind “they” want you to throw away and buy another). I had some bulk peppercorns from a grinder I used to have. I had been wondering for a while if removing the top and refilling it was…

This too shall pass

With the passing of my wife a few months ago, I’m in a very strange place – emotionally, mentally, and physically (my now changing housing situation, which as of now doesn’t have a great place to tinker). I feel I need to take a break from the circuit bending thing…

My wife, Bianca B. Escarcega

Friends- After seven years to the week of being diagnosed with breast cancer, my beautiful wife and best friend who I’ve known for nine and a half years Bianca B. Escarcega, passed on to the other side on July 7, 2009, at the much too young age of 36. Your…

Audio breakout cable for ipod/iphone

(update) I inadvertently said I got the 4 conductor plug at Jameco – it was Mouser, and is listed correctly, with the part number in the blog. Have you ever wanted to plug in a professional studio mic to your iPod touch/iPhone? There may be a commercial solution, but I…

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