MIDI Mustard

Posted on February 27, 2017

For my gig at Thee Sunday Sonics this weekend I decided to make a new USB controller. I was previously using one with many more buttons and knobs than I actually needed. For this project I used the Teensy LC. A low cost version of the Teensy (around £10). It has less memory and computation […]

MIDI pedal complete!

Posted on February 29, 2016

After some soldering and drilling I’ve finished the final version of my MIDI pedal. I’m really pleased with how it’s turned out. I’ve used it live now, and it was really handy having LEDs to show which pedals I had active, and I can now control Ableton’s looper more accurately. I’m less convinced by the […]

MIDI pedal prototype complete

Posted on January 9, 2016

The prototype of my USB MIDI pedal is now complete. What you see below is prototyped on breadboard using the TEENSY development board, running software which I wrote in C/C++. It has 4 fully programmable pedal switches (either toggle or momentary), and an LED which flashes in time with the midi clock. This clock LED […]