Drumming ! #pickupMachines

Pickup machines is a collection of hybrid lowtech upcycled instruments that combines electroacoustic vibrations and digital and mechanical control to creates textures, beats and melodies outside natural elements. Installation and demonstration of two pickup machines coupled with eurorack modular synth for some fx and filtering treatments. Xavier Gazon

CHROMATIC – optical color sequencer

Chromatic is a circular sequencer that transforms colors as musical notes.Sequences speed can be change by potentiometer, direction by a switch and you can manually changes color sequences with the finger lever along the turntable. It uses Teensy micro controller and color/distance sensor to convert color in MIDI notes.One sensor was also added to detect…