Circuit Bending and Custom Electronic Musical Instruments
Glitchdesk Mechanical Designs Open Sourced
April 5th, 2007 - Link

The existing Glitchdesk modules (Bend Workstation, Bend Console, Minipatch) have been discontinued. The panel design files and parts lists have been posted under the MIT License. The files can be found on the home page of each product.

New Glitchdesk modules are in the design stage. The DB-25 connector products will remain part of the Glitchdesk system.

Filed under: Glitchdesk, Open Source

Glitchdesk Minipatch, DIN-8 Clearance Auction
April 5th, 2007 - Link

The last 6 Glitchdesk Minipatch circuit bending patch units are being auctioned at eBay, along with the remaining stock of DIN-8 connectors.

Minipatch Modules

Filed under: Circuit Bending, Glitchdesk, Instruments For Sale

Circuit Bent Casio SK-8, Grillo Parlante
January 23rd, 2007 - Link

A new bent Casio SK-8 is available for sale. As a circuit bending target, the SK-8 is perhaps superior to both the SK-1 and SK-5. The SK-8 has lots of good chaotic sounds, multiple sample memory, plus “Easter egg” individual drum sounds.

A commissioned bent Grillo Parlante (Italian Speak & Spell) has also been posted.

Bent Casio SK-8

Grillo Parlante

Filed under: Casio SK, Circuit Bending, Glitchdesk, Instruments For Sale, MIDISpeak, SKM

8 Bit (Film)
January 17th, 2007 - Link

Tonight the Wexner Center hosted a screening of 8 Bit. The scope of the documentary is much wider than the title indicates. Filmmakers Marcin Ramocki and Justin Strawhand cover a lot of ground, including chiptunes, the demo scene, ROM hacking, machinima, and data art.

8 Bit

Filed under: Film, Music

Circuit Bent Casio SK-1
January 17th, 2007 - Link

Details here.


Filed under: Casio SK, Circuit Bending, Instruments For Sale, SKM

Circuit Bent Roland TR-626
November 27th, 2006 - Link

Details here.


Filed under: Circuit Bending, Drum Machines, Glitchdesk, Instruments For Sale

Circuit Bent Speak & Spell, Math
November 22nd, 2006 - Link

Two bent Speaks have been posted. Details here.


Filed under: Circuit Bending, Instruments For Sale, MIDISpeak

This Binary Universe
October 14th, 2006 - Link

Casper Electronics, Tim Kaiser, and each provided hardware that appears on BT’s recent album, This Binary Universe.

Benders will identify “bent” sounds in the recording.


Filed under: Circuit Bending, Music, User Projects

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