Category: Music

  • Helios One – Cheap DIY Synth

    Helios One – Cheap DIY Synth

    The idea of building a DIY synth is certainly not new, I’m sure you can easily find projects in magazines going back 50 years or so, but it required good familiarity with discrete components. While that really hasn’t changed all that much, we now have some shortcuts – like having a small and easy to […]

  • M-Audio StudioPro 3 repair

    First of all, let me say “hi there, Googlers!” I owned the M-Audio StudioPro 3 speakers for quite a few years before they started to fail on me.  They were not too bad, gave decent sound at reasonable desktop volume.  In the last year or so, the right speaker conked out.  Well, it played, but […]

  • A Dip in the Music Stream

    Music streaming has become a big deal in the last few years.  People don’t seem to care about bandwidth, they know its a resource that seems to be basically infinite (if metered). My problem is that it almost seems like the users are treating music the same way. I reflect back to my discovery of music. […]

  • Bass Insanity

    Having a regular RSS feed of the local music classified can be dangerous to the wallet. This bass caught my eye: The price seemed nice, so I did some research on Brice basses. The TalkBass forums were full of glowing comments (and stunning photos). I figured they’d know this stuff. I took the leap and […]