Daily Archives: December 29, 2010

The Tarantino Mixtape – Eclectic Method Mix [Video]

Tarantino movies in Eclectic Method’s blender. Dirty mix.

eclecticmethod.net

http://soundcloud.com/eclecticmethod

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aurora – Open Source DJ Mixer\MIDI Controller – Demo w/ Ableton Live [Video]

aurora is a usb powered multichannel mixer in a typical dj form factor.  the device features two linear channel faders, a single a/b crossfader and eight backlit buttons.  24 backlit knobs allow you to control effects.  aurora, unlike most midi controllers, enhances performances with controllable ambient lighting.   aurora easily integrates with your favorite midi compatible software.

aurora is an open source project.  On their website is everything you need to make one for yourself.  the intent of publishing the files is to generate interest in the community, not to make you rich.  They are interested in seeing how you use aurora, feel free to post any mods in their forum.

matt aldrich designed the electronics for aurora.  fed up with existing midi controllers, he convinced maro and mike this was a good idea. matt is a ra in the responsive environments group at mit’s media lab. the kerning on the logo is so strict.

Video Song Credits:
Gabriel & Dresden – Tracking Treasure Down
Volta – Robot Needs Oil (Olivier Giacomotto Mix)
Cass & Slide – Lost Life

The Tallest Man On Earth – “King Of Spain” [MUSIC]

We are currently seeing all kinds of extraordinary indie groups coming out of Sweden. Just came across these guys today through a facebook news feed. The Tallest Man On Earth with one of their hit tracks, “King Of Spain”. Please click the image above to visit their site.

Instructables – The Heinekamp

Here’s a step by step tutorial that tells you how to make this beauty – the Heinekamp.

It’s awesome that someone took the time to explain exactly how to construct one of these.

Alberta Cross – “ATX” [MUSIC]

Found this awesome track today on reddit. This indie alternative rock group from Brooklyn, New York bring an awesome early 90s grunge feel similar to that of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters. Enjoy, “ATX” from their most recent album, ‘Broken Side Of Time’ and click the image above for more music by Alberta Cross.