Archive for the 'Music' Category

A long overdue update.

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

It’s been a mad few months for me, not only personally but with work and my band (Her Dark Embrace) but things are settling down again. GorF-XL is about ready to go for beta test, I have a couple of things I need to add to the code and I’ll be after a couple of […]

Win a GorF Sequencer!

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

The competition is simple, compose a single pattern, using a sequence that is 8 notes long, each note can be any length you wish (you can have a different length for each note should the desire grab you). The winner will receive an assembled and cased GorF MkII and their pattern will be used as […]

Zira Demo Video

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

I’ve finally got around to recording and editing a demo video for Zira, it’s on YouTube here - Or you can watch it here – All things going well, it’ll be available to buy, fully assembled, from the end of April, first week of May.


Sunday, November 13th, 2011

It’s been a while since I put an update up here so here we go….. Zira is in Beta test, and my trusty testers are doing a superb job, so far no major bugs, 20 bugs squished and about 5 left to go. JuJu is sitting on the back burner as a result of the […]


Monday, July 11th, 2011

I’ve finally succumbed and got myself a twitter account – VacoLocoSynth. The main reason is that I hope to keep a journal about the development of my projects and also provide updates about the progress of kit sales and events such as Synth DIY UK 2011.

Gorf V2 Kits Available

Monday, July 11th, 2011

The first run of GorF V2 kits are now available. To make things easier, I’ve created a “shop” page so you can order online using paypal. I’m also pleased to announce that we have an Australian Dealer, Rhythm Active who has some fully assembled V2 Gorfs with cases for sale. After this run is sold I […]

GorF V2 Videos

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

All, they’re finally done and up on YouTube ; Part 1 Part 2

GorF V2 Progress

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Well, I assembled the kit, made a couple of minor corrections to the BoM in the process. I’ve got a couple of tweaks to make to the software and I’ll then record the Video demonstrating the new features. For the moment, here’s a picture of the old and the new version.

Zira Update

Friday, February 18th, 2011

I actually managed to get some time to myself this week so I work on Zira. The LFO “core” is complete and functioning, I just have the routing and delay to add. I’ve also added a few more tracks to the demo track I’ve been working on. I’ve got three tracks left to add, but […]

Tron assembly guide

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

I’ve created a build guide to help people who are assembling the Tron kits, it can be found on my main pages here.