New Toy – Theremin

November 15, 2012

I have a new toy. Some time ago, a friend bought a Theremin online. When it arrived, he was dismayed to realise he’d bought not a fully functional instrument but a kit. I’m the sort of geek with a soldering iron and weakness for musical oddities, so having discovered the thing languishing in his attic, he passed it on.

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Making a Stomp Box (Pt II)

February 26, 2012

To make sense of this post, you’ll want to read this post.

My son and I were out with the rest of our tribe this afternoon, and happened to be walking past Maplins. He and I decided to pop in and ask some stupid questions about piezo transducers. Read the rest of this entry »

Making a Stomp Box

February 26, 2012

My son and I went to the Great Btritish Guitar Show yesterday.

It was great to see so many people trying to sell me stuff, and show off their new toys. Not to say that there weren’t more than a few real gems. Read the rest of this entry »