Mods & Synth DIY

Get Up, Stand Up!

Who doesn’t love the look of a synth with vintage stylie wooden panels? ok… all you modernists probably! but hey IMHO all good analogs deserve them. Continuing in our recent mood of DIY music machine making I had the urge to create a stand in this vain for my volca bass.  Heres...Read More »

Comfortably Strum

We may shave been quiet these past few weeks but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been working on any music related goodness!

A couple of months back I decided to buy a USBTribe midi out mod for my Korg Volca Beats. This was the first time I’d decided to mod...Read More »

USBTribe MIDIBeats

After hunting down a suitable midi out mod for my Volca Beats, I finally got chance today to get it installed.

Using the instructions provided by USBTribe, I eagerly and cautiously got to work! To start my alteration I carefully unscrewed the...Read More »

Volca Control

For a while I’ve been thinking of modding my Volca Beats to have MIDI out.

One of the first mods I saw was the Amazing Machines Volcano. Although this looked like an excellent bit of kit I would have to order it from the USA, and with postage, the price...Read More »