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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Tutorial: Beat loops in Modul8

One thing people ask about very often is how to make things move to the beat in Modul8. So I thought it would be a nice Christmas gift to make a tutorial that gives the answer to that question.

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TouchOSC and Modul8 tutorial

I’ve been a bit busy lately and forgot to post the tutorial I did on how to set up TouchOSC to work with Modul8 over Core MIDI. All the info you’ll need is in the video and on the Vimeo page.

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BookClub – Where two worlds meet

BookClub is a Quartz Composer file for VDMX that pulls book covers from Readmill. This is a lite project I made when I visited the Shiffihack session at the Readmill office in Berlin a week ago.

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Two time-lapse movies

I made my first two time-lapse videos during my summer vacation. Maybe I should have looked up some how-to pages before I got started to avoid some basic errors. But the turnout was at least interesting.

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Tutorial: iTunes2Syphon

iTunes2Syphon is a iTunes visualizer made in Quartz Composer that sends mp3 track info as an image to a Syphon server so that it could be picked up and displayed in another application that supports Syphon. This tutorial shows how to install it and make it appear in Modul8 and in VDMX.

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Syphon input in Modul8

While waiting for Modul8 to get real Syphon input you can use this method to achieve it.

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The video from Volt 2011

Me and Synthetics performing visuals for Nomaton. Thanks to Anders Carleö for the camera work.

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Volt 2011 – The short report

I had a good time at Volt again. There were more people this year despite the sunny weather. The music acts held very high standard. Ben and I were teamed up with Nomaton which happened to be a really good combo. Our grainy old school graphics went great with Nomaton’s dark gritty sound. To amuse … Continue reading

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Instructions at Volt 2011

Ben and I will be performing with our visual act Instructions at the Volt Festival on june 11th. Ben is arriving from London tonight for our traditional preparations and pre festival drinks.

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