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May 17, 2013

Mixing Learning with Hacking and Jamming

In the programming and computer world, hacking represents one’s own ability to create and destroy, while displaying their knowledge of how computers and computer systems work.  It is akin to the knowledge a DJ has when he steps behind the turntables, and sort of like a guitarist’s ability to shred when they get behind an acoustic or electric guitar.  Hacking has a malicious side as well as a fun side, and the fun side of it is what brings hackers together.  Hacking also plays a large part in music production, but not necessarily on the software side.  The same skills and ideas can be used to take apart gear and mold them together to create new instruments.

Sometimes hackers meet up in large groups to put their minds together in the same room – the result can be very surprising.  It may take them little time to come up …

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September 12, 2012

Live Synth Jam – ‘September Morning’

Musician couples are something that other spouses could easily grow to envy.  Silvie & Mick Von Tiefengrund are a wife and husband duo that spends their free time together creating synthesizer music.

They’ve created a new arrangement that used a Waldorf Blofeld Keyboad which is triggered by Silvie on the electronic drum set.  Mick uses a variety of synthesizers to create his end of the music and uses a Vermona Perfourmer Mk2 with the use of pitch and modulation wheels.  A hardware sequence is also used to loop his phrases – which are created without the use of computers or software.…