Building my 2x2xVCA module

I did this Youtube video about my latest module : a 2x2xVCA module. It’s 4 VCAs in on module : 2x AS3360 based VCAs ( design comes from look mum no computer : https://www.lookmumnocomputer.com/pro… ) + 2x LM13700 based VCAs ( design here, something I found and tweak myself : https://www.ymnkmusic.com/vca_lm13700… ) I’m not an […]

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YMNK – Clouds & Slippers

Here’s an improvised experimental ambient (wow, a lot of strong words) session recorded in May 2021. This is something that was quietly waiting to be released on my hard drive. Originally created for Fig. release party hosted by Bruit Blanc & Behind the Moons. I hope you like clouds … & slippers!

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Expect the unexpected // Music video

Hi! I’m thrilled to share with you this brand new music video for my song “Expect the unexpected”. This song will be part of my new LP “BRIGHTER” who will be out the 11th of June 2021 on the french label Bruit Blanc. “This song is a declaration of love to unpredictability in life. Those […]

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People building stuff #2

Here’s the Arpeggiator made by Klaus Onnen. Pretty clean! 😀 Thanks to him for sending me these pictures, that is super nice. Also I discovered this upgrade of my MIDI looper : http://slazzarotto.free.fr/midilooper.html Everything is explained in French, but basically this upgrade is 4 notes polyphonic & brings note length recording, which is awesome. This […]

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Something new is on its way …

I just finished designing & building a new module : YES? NO? MAYBE? module. It is a “random trigger” but I don’t really know if it is the real name for this kind of stuff. So, basically, it takes a trig/gate as input and reproduce it to 5 different output. BUT each output has its […]

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Wandering #3

Hi! I upgraded my “Wandering” concept by adding some generative video projection. Something I’m working on with Max4Live on Ableton. I added also a second camera, BUT it only recorded 3 minutes because … I forgot to clean up the SD card … Whatever, the first 3 minutes got a wonderful double camera montage, haha. […]

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People building stuff #1

Chris Bullock did a video where she talks about the Arpeggiator. She put it into a plastic cake dispenser (!!!), along with the AAAPPPCCC from Look Mum No Computer. You can hear the result here : https://bpm-bonemusic.bandcamp.com/track/cursed-playground-ymnks-arpeggiator Also, knopsl from Reddit, helped me a lot by troubleshooting my first MIDI looper circuit, which was wrong and […]

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MIDI Looper / Sequencer

I just finished this video explaining what this MIDI looper / sequencer does. I couldn’t explained all of the features in the video, so there’s a complete page dedicated to this project in the DIY SYNTHS section. I’m really happy with this looper / sequencer, cause it helps me to improvise music without turning on […]

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Wandering #2

This is a quite long improvisation piece, recorded live at home using some of my DIY stuff, a few synths & some BLEASS audio effects on the iPad. Next week, I plan to focus myself on shooting the video about the MIDI sequencer/looper.

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