Alternate Controllers

Alternate Controllers

Fully Restored Lyricon Wind Synthesizer

via this auction

""The Lyricon is the first electronic instrument to combine a synthesizer with a wind instrument that plays with the same feel and sensitivity as an acoustical woodwind. The Lyricon responds instantly to changes in reed and wind action, giving the player extensive control over loudness, pitch, attack, timbre, decay and other expressive elements of phrasing over a full

Make Your Synth More Expressive! TOUCHÉ FIRST LOOK

Published on Nov 15, 2017 BoBeats

"In this video I take a first look at the Expressive-E Touché Pedal. It is a '4D' touch sensitive pedal that you can hook up to pretty much whatever synthesizer you want, wether digital, analog or VST."

"The Wind Forest" - Analog Physical Model of a CELLO played w/ TOUCHE'

Published on Nov 14, 2017 gattobus

"I took advantage of the amazing features of Expressive E TOUCHE' to play a physical model recreation of a classic cello built with my eurorack modular synthesizer.
I used Karplus/strong technique: a noise source through an analog BBD delay used as a resonator.
The sound may not be perfect but the sensitivity of this controller make it feel so real. :-)

FH-1 firmware v2 - USB Hub and trackball demo

Published on Nov 13, 2017 Expert Sleepers

"Demo of two new features in FH-1 firmware v2 - support for USB hubs and USB HID (human interface devices), in this case a Logitech trackball.

The Korg nanoKEY2 and the trackball are plugged into a hub, which is plugged directly into the FH-1. The FH-1 is generating pitch CV & gate from the nanoKEY2. From the trackball:
- X is controlling the VCO PWM.

CASIO Digital Horn DH-500 Duo / Six Oyatsu Duets

Published on Nov 12, 2017 mkirino01

"Equipment: CASIO DH-500 (Digital Horn), and Apple Logic Pro9 (multitrack audio recording with reverb effects)

Songs:Oyatsu Duets. comp. by Kazuhiro Takeda (オヤツな二重奏, 武田和大 作曲)


[[ Oyatsu Duets (OD) ]]
0:00 OD#001 Da Capo (FLUTE/CLARINET)
0:47 OD#009 Bubbles and Marbles (TRUMPET/SAXOPHONE)
1:11 OD#006 Konpeito Hajiketa (

Snyderphonics MantaMate Pitched Sequencer Improvisation

Published on Nov 11, 2017 Jeff Snyder

"An improvisation using the pitched sequencer functionality of the Snyderphonics MantaMate Eurorack module with a Manta controller."

Short Improvisation on LinnStrument

Published on Nov 11, 2017 Pulse Emitter

"Practicing for tonight's show (November 11, 2017 at Mothership Music, Portland, Oregon). Playing LinnStrument hooked up to Animoog on iPad, fed through Zoom MS-70CDR effects pedal."

How to create a reed - like sound on a synthesizer (breath controller vs. blofeld)

Published on Nov 10, 2017 Alex S.

"Using a breath controller and blofeld's mod matrix for some basic, but dynamic FM synthesis. I guess it's a blowfeld now."

GridInstrument for iOS

Published on Oct 27, 2017 Decidedly

iTunes: GridInstrument - Decidedly, LLC

"GridInstrument lets you play your iOS device like a musical instrument. Instead of a piano keyboard, notes are arranged on a grid. It also lets you hook up your Launchpad device (using the Apple Camera Connection Kit) and play that as well!


- Launchpad integration (connect your Launchpad Mini in low-power

Treat Yourself :)