Misc Music Stuff

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Someone finally made it – small and convenient!

Posted by on 22 May 2017 | Tagged as: Effects, Guitar Related, Misc Music Stuff

So you have an analog synth with no effects…. what do you need?
CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB

You have an acoustic guitar… what do you need?
CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB

You have an electric guitar with a fantastic overdrive/distortion… what do you need?
CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB

Anything with no effects sounds better with….
CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB

Previous to this, you had to have 3 pedals or one big bulky pedal. NO MORE!
Someone finally did it!

Very reasonably priced MIDI control surface

Posted by on 03 Apr 2017 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

I have found this Korg Nano Kontrol 2 to be an excellent MIDI control surface.
Every button, knob and fader sends MIDI control messages. Great for controlling MainStage and other software!

Here’s a short and concise book on soloing using target tones

Posted by on 03 Apr 2017 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

I like this book – gets to the core of soloing:

Sign up for a 30 free trial and help out DIYstompboxes.com!

Posted by on 21 Dec 2015 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

If you sign up for a free 30 day trial, DIYstompboxes.com gets credit.

Modern Recording magazine archives!

Posted by on 17 Aug 2015 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

From Mark Hammer’s post in the forum!
MODERN RECORDING archives!

Version 1.5 of unrealBook is released

Posted by on 28 Jan 2011 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

unrealBook version 1.5 is available for your iPad. Tons of improvements to make your chart reading easier on stage. If you already own unrealBook, the upgrade is free.

Get it on iTunes!

Scope for $50!

Posted by on 26 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: Effects, Misc Music Stuff

Saw this in the forum. Check out this scope!

I want one!

Incredible read about inventing your own keyboard

Posted by on 31 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

and trials that went with it. (Thanks DougH for the link!)

Read the article.

DIYstompboxes.com mentioned in Van Halen Article!

Posted by on 21 May 2008 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

Thanks to John Duffy for the mention!

Read Van Halen article

Kubuntu on MacBook

Posted by on 29 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

Kubuntu seems to run great on the MacBook using vmware. Set the number of processors to 2 and enable graphics acceleration in vmware. Full resolution and fast. Parallels for OS X has problems running Kubuntu – locks up when shutting down, cannot get full resolution of display, must manually turn on wired ethernet every time you startup. Need to check out the music apps now.

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