Initial Tape Experiments

by Alex Roberts

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about

Getting to grips recording directly to cassette, using Raspberry Pi as a MIDI sequencer through to analogue and digital synths. Utilising auxiliaries with digital delays and reverb on Bela board running Pure Data, and analogue distortion. Digitally Ripped/Mastered in Ableton.

Recorded live in the Spare Room, M9 North Manchester. November 2016 - January 2017.

Equipment used:

Yamaha MT8Xii Tape Machine.
Raspberry Pi 3B running SEQ24 and Pure Data.
M-Audio MIDISPORT 2X2.
Korg Monotron.
Korg Volca Keys.
Korg Volca Sample.
Yamaha CS1X.
Bela Board running Pure Data Digital Delay and Reverb patches.
Boss MD-2 Mega Distortion pedal.
Various recordings to tape of Web SDR feeds on Raspberry Pi web browser.
Behringer XENYX 1002FX Mixer.
Macbook Pro running Ableton Live.

credits

released January 30, 2017

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Alex Roberts Manchester, UK

Sound Installation Artist. Originally from County Durham, now based in Manchester.

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