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MIDI Controllers

Whack-a-Mole would be awesome!  I'd also love to see a MIDI  
controller made from a Guitar Hero controller or DDR pad...


On Jun 14, 2007, at 2:28 PM, 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 Ringtone.
> Or: have all the moles "up", use velocity-sensitive to control  
> length of note, and use the Whack-a-Mole to control a set of floor  
> bass pedals (the old Taurus bass floor synth kind of design).
> best,
> Steve Burnett   Subscape Annex    http://www.subscapeannex.com/