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Category Archives: Tutorial

Electric Violin Tutorial Wins Grand Prize

I am very happy to report that my tutorial on was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2×4 challenge! The object of the challenge was to build something (anything) using a 2×4. I had been planning for some time to build an electric violin, and when I saw that contest, for some reason my […]

Digital Music Stand – Raspberry Pi + Touchscreen

I started working on this when I realized how much loose paper I have around the house thanks to IMSLP. Unlimited access to any and all out-of-copyright scores has a way of doing that, I guess. So I started thinking about it and came to the conclusion that there’s no reason I couldn’t just throw […]

Giving PureData a fresh coat of paint

PureData – which is a program you should be familiar with if you’ve read a few of my blog posts – comes in two varieties. There is a “vanilla” version which is the one directly from the desk of Miller Puckette. Then there is Pd-extended, which contains a continuously updated collection of all of the […]

Tutorial – OpenSoundControl in PureData

I don’t know if it’s because I’m just too thick-headed, but I had some trouble getting OpenSoundControl set up in PureData. Typically in such a situation I rely on online documentation and tutorials to help me figure it out, but in this case I couldn’t find anything straight-forward enough to get me going. So here’s […]