Vintage Typewriter Transformed into Drum Machine #MusicMonday
If you really want to know when you’re flowing with the first draft of your post-now science fiction novel, William Sun Petrus has turned a typewriter into a drum machine. Here’s more from William Sun Petrus
For real though, whenever a hammer contacts with the “live plate”, it will send a signal to the arduino. The arduino recognises which hammer has been pressed and fires a signal into my PC via the cable, and into Ableton. Ableton sees some MIDI information and understands that it needs to trigger that specific sound. This song is composed of 17 difference sounds, played live for you, right here, right now. This typewriter is actually just a small part of a much bigger project, so there’s still a lot more to come!
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