Monthly Archives: April 2009

Eric Ross on Composing for the Theremin

Eric Ross has provided an excellent article on playing, recording, and composing for the Theremin.  It’s just the right depth for anyone from newbie to “I’m ready to buy one”.  There’s also a section in the article on what to … Continue reading

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Morrison Digital Trumpet – MDT

The Morrison Ditigal Trumpet (MDT) is the high water benchmark for wind controller (wind synth) in a trumpet format.  For years, there was only the Akai EWV, based on Nyle Steiner’s design, but that went out of production quite a … Continue reading

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Sing-Out 2009

WindWorks Design is pleased to be providing automated lighting and lighting design assistance for SING-OUT 2009.  Performances will be held at the East Rochester High School (NY) on May 8 and 9.  Curtain is 8pm both nights.  What is SING-OUT? … Continue reading

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Midi Footpedal Controller

Convert that old volume footpedal into a simple midi controller.  Here’s a link to MaxMidi’s project called “MIDI Controller Footpedal”.   We haven’t built it yet, but we are looking forward to trying it just for the fun of it.  We … Continue reading

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Amplifiers for Wind Synth

Here is some information on keyboard amplifiers that work well with wind synthesizers.  This isn’t an exhaustive list, just suggestions with my favorites marked with **.  Prices shown are from the catalog of a major online retailer. . ** Roland … Continue reading

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Automated Lighting Programmer’s Handbook

. This is an outstanding book on automated light programming.  Brad Schiller’s column in PLSN “Feeding the Machines” is a must read every month.  Here’s his book that contains all the essential nuggets of wisdom from his many years of … Continue reading

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USB to HDD Interface – test report

Have some old hard drives (HDD) in your box of leftover computer parts?  Have an old computer you are reluctant to get out of the closet because someday you might want to access some old files off the little old … Continue reading

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Soft Synth for Wind Controller

What soft synth (software based synthesizer) do you use with wind controller?  A few years back, latency (time delay between playing a note and hearing it) was a significant issue.  Now that computers are faster, this should not be an … Continue reading

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