Monday, 23 July 2018

Garlic Dread

I wasn't looking forward to pulling this Printanor garlic as while the weather currently is perfect, my garlic generally seems to rot or get blight. Not this year, I seem to have a good crop and the scapes will freeze quite nicely

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Panel Games

I got tired of taking blank guillotined stock and marking it out, centrepunching, drilling in steps, de-burring holes, filing sharp edges etc etc etc. So I found someone to CNC panels from scratch and ordered my first batch - It's so much easier...

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Vile Farm

Soon it will be time...

Monday, 2 July 2018

That's Shallot

I've harvested the remaining shallots this week. These Longor shallots look pretty good this year and they keep really well. They'll dry for a couple of days before I clean them again and then leave them to cure in the sun for a few weeks. After that they'll be ready to string up and store in a cool dry place

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Dial M For...

...Attenuation. I've been looking for some stepped attenuation for a passive recording interface, and after messing around with switches and resistors for a while I came across these lovely Painton Type M attenuators on eBay. I've cleaned them up and even found some ex BBC rubber sleeving for the wiring. Now I need to sort out the panel...

Friday, 22 June 2018

The Goddess Elektron

I posted this on Soundcloud two weeks ago and forgot to post it here. This is a feedback loop using the Tudor3 (details here) and a Roland VT3. It's a live take, and this is a warts & all extract. The Tudor3 is manipulating the feedback and the VT3 is interpreting the signal and outputting that ethereal voice. There's a Korg DL8000R over the output for reverb duties

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Sunset Over 666

Been here years and didn't realise that...