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What’s the quickest way to add the capabilities of iPod Touch to your guitar? – try mounting 2 of them to your ax’s body! (hey, I said ‘quickest way’, not ‘cheapest’)

The ipod closest to the guitar pick ups is running Itouch Midi’s Martix app which im using to send midi to Ableton Live on my Macbook via wifi.
And the itouch near the bottom is running Bloom designed by Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers, Bloom is a generative music application.
Note: in this video bloom is just being run through my mixer when i play live it is run through various patches to alter it a bit.
The reason i shake the guitar is to clear bloom and start a new pattern, each time i shake it, it clears the boards and lets you start again.

[via Matrixsynth]

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


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