Tag Archives: Arduino

Handmade Music L.A. v2.0

CRASHspace hosted the second Handmade Music L.A. on Saturday February 26. We had a full house and a good slate of performers.  And most of them have new music you can get for free or cheap!

CES 2011 Day Two

As I thought yesterday, cameras are indeed the unexpected trend this year. I saw more toys with embedded cameras, spy cameras, etc. And at least four of the products that received innovation awards from the CEA this year were webcams (Logitech (twice), Microsoft, and HP). Casio has the funky-looking Tryx, and there are a number […]

Loop Machine

Did you ever spend time circling a great idea without realizing it? The moment of recognition is an epiphany that can make one feel a genius. Or make one wonder what great ideas one never recognized. *** A few years ago, a little transistor radio-sized device called the Buddha Machine caused a bit of a […]

Grid Sequencers

The first time I ever saw a Tenori-On was at the Hollywood House Of Blues in the hands of Jonathan Coulton. He used it to play My Monkey. I knew what the crazy Lite-Brite sequencer thing was, because it was designed by Toshio Iwai, the man behind the Nintendo DS “game” Electroplankton. Back in 2008, […]