Author Archives: The Midi Thief

About The Midi Thief

I am an audio-visual artist.

Minus minus equals plus

Someone suggested that I should combine two of my shitty audio projects to see if they sound better together.

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The Thunder Honey synth

I went an event at the SAE Institute in Stockholm and a fella by the name of Daniel Pettersson showed how to make a simple square wave synth with help of a hex inverter chip.

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The Dela-la-lay effect pedal

Everybody seems to be ordering cheap stuff from Ali Express so I wanted to try it out too. I also wanted to see if I was skilled enough to assemble a kit. I decided on a delay guitar pedal kit for $19.99.

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The Simple Passive Glitcher

For a long time I’ve been wanting to make video glitch hardware but I didn’t know where to start. At a electric flee market I stumbled upon a bag of VGA breakout boards and thought that the VGA signal must be pretty convenient to hack into since all signals are split up on different pins. Said … Continue reading

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Repairing a MIDI-keyboard

A couple of years ago I gave a MIDI keyboard to my wife since she wanted to start playing again. Our daughter and her friend played around with it and accidentally dropped it on the floor causing it to break. The warranty was out and my wife kept nagging med to fix it.

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Arduino TV Out

I was trying to make the Arduino TV Out project work. You can do some simple black & white stuff. The hard part is getting a video signal strong enough to show up and lock vertically on a monitor or a projector.

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GoPro Rotator

My buddy Andrew bought a beach buggy and he was telling me how he wanted to shoot video from both the front and the back.

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The Gingerbread project

Merry Christmas everybody!

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Digital-Analog session at DAC

A couple of weeks ago I did an analog-digital VJ session at an art opening hosted by Digital Art Center in Kista.

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Malmöfestivalen 2014

I made some sort of comeback in August this summer. I got invited to the Malmöfestivalen by my friend Raquel Meyers and I felt that I didn’t want to miss this opportunity to perform again.

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