Laser-cut stand for eurorack cases, Ableton Push 2 and other music gear (free schematics)

A while ago I showed off my laser-cut stand for eurorack cases (and other music gear of course). This gathered a lot of interest and so I cleaned up the production files to share with all of you. This stand is super sturdy and will support many different kinds of music gear, ranging from your heavy eurorack case to your Ableton Push. Enjoy!

Pics, ’cause it happened

The nicer pics in this gallery are courtesy of Charles Rommens, a photographer from the Netherlands.… Read more

Steve’s MS-22 drum sample pack!

A few evenings ago, I sat down with Steve’s MS-22 and the 1010music Bitbox and created an awesome drum sample pack to share with all of you. I hope you’ll all enjoy this little sample (pun intended) of one of the many things Steve’s MS-22 can do for you in your rack! :). The download link (and a jam) can be found further down this article.

What’s included in this pack?

  • 24x Steve’s MS-22 drum samples (48kHz, 24 bit, WAV)
  • A Bitbox preset
  • An Ableton Live set as generated by the Bitbox

Some patch notes

  • I used the following modules to create this sample pack:
    • Threetom Steve’s MS-22 dual VCF
    • 1010music Bitbox (for sampling)
    • Pamela’s New Workout (on clocking duty)
    • Befaco Rampage (envelope duty)
    • Intellijel Atlantis (for white noise)
  • All samples contain multiple hits with small tweaks.
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A tutorial on “Make Noise” style indicator lights and designing an illuminated blind plate using KiCad

Make Noise front panels are easily recognizable by the wonderful indicator lights that seem to be integrated into the front panels themselves. I’ve been wanting to experiment with this technique for some time now. And so a while ago I designed a concept for illuminated blind plates. The prototypes arrived recently and I’ve been showing them off on different social media. Some people on Reddit were interested in learning more about them and so I decided to put up a little tutorial.… Read more