adventures in circuit bending, diy electronics and experimental music

FM3 Buddha Machine LFO mod

FM3 Buddha Machine 1 & 5 with LFO pitch modulation and loop trigger. Speed, wave shape and depth controls, illuminated power switch, 1/4 inch audio out. Pine case with translucent … Continue reading

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Dirty Electronics Mute Synth Mod (blonde)

Hardwired Mute Synth mod, similar design to the first one I built back in 2011 except with a white polycarbonate panel and unstained varnished beech ply case. All the touch … Continue reading

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Chrome Gristleism LFO mod

I’ve modded quite a few Gristleims in the past for various clients in the past, up until now I’d never bothered with the chrome ones. When they were originally manufactured … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Screaming Buddha Prayer Machine

Circuit bent Chinese Buddhist prayer machine Solid Beech wood case, translucent polycarbonate pannel, Pitch control, touch contacts, mashup / distortion switch, loop selector, built in speaker and 1/4 inch jack … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Samplephonics Twisted Electronics Sample Pack

Samplephonics Twisted Electronics sample pack available now. A library of royalty free circuit bent, DIY and synth mayhem put together by myself and Airbag Killex. The pack features a diverse … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spanish Tiny Touch

This a variation on a circuit bend I’ve done several times before, the Vtech Tiny Touch Phone, which speaks numbers & shapes and nursery rhyme melodies.┬áThis one is a Spanish … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Weird Garden @ Decimal Place, Lincoln

I’ll be performing in Lincoln on Sat 6th October, info as follows. bendintheriver.co.uk Weird Garden @ Decimal Place 10 Burton Road, Lincoln LN1 3LB Weird Garden is a project that … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Evil Twin : Circuit Bent Twin Neck Guitar

Each neck has a range of sounds, top one are leads, bottom one, riffs and rhythms.┬áThe 2 necks can be pitched independently of each other and have their own volume … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dirty Carter : Hardwire Mod

This is my hardwire mod of the Dirty Carter Experimental Sound Generating Instrument, a post card sized hand held touch controlled instrument, designed by John Richards (Dirty Electronics) and Chris … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Real Guitars Are For Pussies 2

This is a quick fun circuit bend I built today with a cheap kids toy guitar from a charity shop, added features as follows. Super pitch bend knob and touch … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 1 Comment