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The Mid Air 25-Key Wireless USB MIDI controller: A review

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

First released for $180 in 2002, the M-Audio Oxygen8 was a breakthrough. This 2-octave USB MIDI controller with eight programmable knobs appealed to a broad audience. Desktop musicians liked it because it had a small footprint and could fit in the limited space on their desks, next to their PC keyboard. Mobile musicians liked it […]

MIDI Scrapyard challenge

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

My favorite Los Angeles art gallery, Machine Project, is hosting a MIDI Scrapyard Challenge this Sunday, and I’ll be participating. Want to convert that old blender into a MIDI instrument? This is the time and place to do it. An all day workshop will be followed by a performance using newly created MIDI instruments, resurrected […]