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path dependence

By samuelbruce on September 11, 2020 7:00 am

mostly laying hands, with more editing than is usual

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September 15, 2020 9:04 pm

I really like the little bell super far in the back.  the musical feel at 1:13 is quite beautiful.

how'd you make this?

September 16, 2020 12:50 am
orangedrink wrote:

I really like the little bell super far in the back.  the musical feel at 1:13 is quite beautiful.

how'd you make this?

Thanks heaps orangedrink. smile

I'm circuit bending a Yamaha PSS-102 children's keyboard which is what I've used for most of my weekly beats this year. I recorded 2-3 minutes of improvisation, spent a bit of time cutting the recording up, panning and layering clips, plus compressor plus reverb. That's basically it hey!

September 16, 2020 3:37 am

if you have the time to take a picture, i'd love to see it!  have you set up knobs and stuff or are you messing with the internals as you go?

also I apologize if I have asked this question before, I feel like I have, now that I'm reading your answer again smile

September 16, 2020 4:55 pm

Wonderful as always.

September 20, 2020 11:42 pm
license wrote:

Wonderful as always.


Thanks so much license smile

orangedrink wrote:

if you have the time to take a picture, i'd love to see it!  have you set up knobs and stuff or are you messing with the internals as you go?

also I apologize if I have asked this question before, I feel like I have, now that I'm reading your answer again smile


No worries, it's heaps cool that you're interested! Here's the *extremely technical* setup.

In the future I'd like to put the keyboard back together and wire the bend points and stuff up to a breakout box. I got some D-sub connectors and stuff for this project but haven't done anything with it yet. The design of the original keyboard is too cute to sacrifice.

September 20, 2020 11:43 pm

Take 2, wish this site had the bbcode preview hey.

September 20, 2020 11:47 pm

wow, really wild - are you able to rig a line out or is everything just from the speaker, live?

and that microphone works?

September 20, 2020 11:48 pm

I'm good with computers! Maybe this forum does not like my photo for some reason.

Here is a link to the photo, in plain text: http://bur.st/~sambruce/images/yamaha_PSS-102_bending.jpg


September 20, 2020 11:54 pm

Yeah, it has a headphone jack. The microphone does work so sometimes I use that for feedback or other noises.

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