Tag Archives: Thingamagoop

Windows: A Virtualized Sound Mess

I prefer the Mac for almost every task, but my main audio editing tools are Sony Sound Forge and Vegas, which are Windows-only. I’ve tried some Mac-based tools, but haven’t been happy with them, and a heavy monetary investment in the Forge/Vegas solution makes switching to the Mac products which do look promising. I use […]

The Koan Of Fail

When I set up to record the Thingamagoop 2 sample, there was a small problem. It has a phono jack on top for plugging in headphones, or for connecting to an amp, mixer or digital recorder. When you plug a 1/4″ plug into it, the speaker is disconnected, which is handy when you don’t want […]

Thingamagoop 2 Sounds

Here’s a sample of what the Thingamagoop 2 sounds like: Thingamagoop 2 Sample #2 This doesn’t show the whole range of sounds possible, but I was messing around last night and came up with this. It’s a Think Geek Bliptronic 5000 and the Thingamagoop 2 being played with a laser pointer from across the room. […]

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 […]

Thingamakit Update

I have installed the electronics in the lunchbox. And it works, mostly. The lunchbox material is a little thin for drilling holes and mounting stuff. So it’s a bit wobbly in spots, and some of the holes were not as neat as I would have liked. Once I got it in, I installed the battery […]