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Tune In Tokyo

Andromeda Space Rockers is a line of electronic noisemakers designed by Eric Archer, Bleep Labs, and Wooster Audio. I have built a couple Andromeda Space Rockers kits – the Nebulophone and Space Baby. Eric Archer has a Andromeda Space Rockers kit called Tune In Tokyo, which simulates the sound of a shortwave radio tuning. I […]

Loud Objects Noise Toy Build Night At Crash Space 2010-04-28

On Wednesday, April 28th at 8 PM, I will be hosting a Loud Objects Noise Toy kit build night at Crash Space. It’s our Kit O’ The Month for April. The Loud Objects Noise Toy is an electronic noisemaker that is loads of fun and makes a great kit to learn to solder. It is […]

Thingamagoop 2

Dr. Bleep has updated the Thingamagoop, and it’s now called the Thingamagoop 2 (surprise surprise). It’s got new knobs and switches, gives you choice of a digital or analog oscillator, plus new options for the modulator. The original Thingamagoop and Thingamakit are no longer available. The new Thingamagoop now replaces both. In theory, all the […]

Relative Humidity

Fine custom Ukulele luthiers, particularly those in Hawaii, like to brag about their humidity controlled workshops. Wood is designed to carry water from the ground and air to all parts of the tree. Cutting down the tree does not change that behavior. Meaning that water does horrible things to wood. This week in Los Angeles […]

Ukulele Number 2: The Quickening

Oh, the agony of the un-coordinated perfectionist. This past week, the Stewart-MacDonald ukulele kit arrived, along with the replacement tuners for Ukulele Number 1. The tuners went in easily enough, and they seem to do the trick – the uke keeps its tune much better now, even with brand new strings. The Stew-Mac kit is […]