Meet the Guy You Can Blame for All Those Air Horn Sounds Everywhere #MusicMonday
That air horn sound effect you hear in tunes from Beyonce, Madonna, Missy Elliot is everywhere. Turns out it’s about Jamaica, the deep history of Hip Hop, and a New York DJ named Luis Diaz — via CDM
If you watch closely as he demos the effect, you’ll see the giveaway that it was the radio version that broke the air horn into the big time. Primitive radio software used for triggering audio doesn’t layer multiple triggers subtly the way a sampler would. Instead, you get that weird stuttering, false-start effect you know. And the rest is history.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.