Category Archives: Video synths

Like pixels in the wind

I did a short lecture on my first year as a glitch video hardware maker at Like pixels in the wind. Here are a few links from the lecture that I mentioned or that I think are interesting.

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The CHA/V

This is a project that was initiated by Jonas Bers. The original version uses the same hex inverter as I used in the Thunder Honey synth. After experimenting a bit I decided to use LTC1799 oscillators instead of the 40106 hex inverter. The brain in this project is a Chinese VGA test image generator that … Continue reading

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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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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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My new family of video synth, mixer and sampler

Every once in a while I like to take a step back, drop my fancy modern equipment and complicate things again. About two months ago I ordered Gies Gieskes’ Hard Soft Synth from Bleeplabs and it was instant love. This machine makes noise audio and glitchy video patterns. Then I got two more babies for Christmas. Read about my first experiences with these video synths.

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