[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: Re: Re: Laptops

At 3:28 PM -0400 6/14/07, burnett@pobox.com wrote:
>On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Mech wrote:
>>At 2:59 PM -0400 6/14/07, burnett@pobox.com wrote:
>>>Off to design a Whack-a-Mole MIDI controller,
>>Let me know when you start calling for beta testers.  :)
>Actually, this might be fun to do. When I wrote that, I was thinking 
>of the new Z-Vex Ringtone effect pedal.
>The Ringtone has 8 ring modulator circuits, wired to a sequencer. It 
>has a random feature where the signal is routed randomly on a fixed 
>timeslice schedule, and it also has a stomp button for a linear step 
>mode where the signal passes to each of the 8 in linear sequence, 
>and you stomp to step the signal from ringmod 1 to ringmod 2, stomp 
>again to pass the signal to 3, then so on.
>So if the Ringtone's randomizer activates a pop-up "mole" of 8 moles 
>instead of lighting up the LED, and the whack passes the signal to 
>the next random "mole", that becomes a large controller for the 

Holy crap!  I think you're actually onto something there.

At the very least, it should get you a write-up on the Create Digital 
Music and Music Thing blogs.  Nice publicity, and it sounds like a 
fun project besides!!!

"I want to keep you alive so there is always the possibility of 
murder... later"