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UniqueSquared

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August 31, 2012

3rd Annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge Features The Moog Google Doodle

The 3rd Annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge is set to be held at Moogfest 2012 and will feature a competition to see who can create the best circuit bent sampler.  The rules are simple: You must mod a standalone electronic device and manipulate a sound from Google’s amazing Moog Doodle collection.  The device can be practically anything except for a computer. …

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 31, 2012

Raspberry Pi Synthesizer (Sneak Preview)

An experimental project is in the works for students learning the basics of computer science, with real implications for the electronic music making world.  A small 700 MHz processor powers a tiny computer – charmingly named the “Raspberry Pi”.  So far, one developer has used it to create the “Pi Synth” which allows users to manipulate the outputted sound of a single-oscillator synth frequency by playing only with the pitch, phase, and cycling properties.  The Raspberry Pi was designed to be experimented with and adapted and we hope to see other uses of it available soon.…

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 31, 2012

Turn Your LaunchPad Into A Step Sequencer With Lauflicht

Novation Launchpad users now have more options to map their midi controller.  Instead of relying on a typical digital audio workstation to start and stop their triggered samples, Lauflicht was designed as a step sequencer program that turns the Launchpad into a hardware based sequencer, without the need for a mouse.  Samples are stored in banks and can be triggered in 8, 16, or 32 steps.…

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 31, 2012

Samsung HW-E550 Convertible Wireless Sound Bar Review

Samsung’s HW-E550 Convertible Wireless Sound Bar offers home-theater-like sound without the need for five or more separately mounted speakers.  The compact design features 3-way sound bars and a wired subwoofer that work in conjunction with Samsung’s 3D sound imaging technology.  The range of connectivity might be limited by the subwoofer’s placement, but the speakers make up for it by having ample wireless connectivity options. …

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 31, 2012

Baroness Members Released From Hospital, All Future Shows Canceled

Baroness band members, who were recently inured during serious car accident that involved a bus tumbling down a viaduct, have been recovering well in an England hospital.  Unfortunately, they’ve had to renege their previous commitment and cancel their U.S. tour dates, even though they had originally planned to attend these showings.…