Category Archives: other stuff

Vive le TICF! Vive Zero-G!

I’m just posting a quick note for anyone visiting from the Toronto International Circus Festival and/or Zero Gravity Circus. Lynne and I had a great time at the circus this…

awesome. awesome. awesome.

Those were actually the first three words I used to describe Dave Smith’s latest creation, the Prophet-8, in a text chat with my wife. Yes, Dave Smith is in ur…

Almost everything must go – more and cheaper gear for sale

For the very few of you who come here looking for used gear before you go to Craigslist, I’m announcing a price drop on a few of the “Gear for…

I’m in your launches, photographing your authors

I’ve finally made it into Quill & Quire, without having to go through the tedious business of writing a book. I insinuated myself into the Q&Q photographer’s frame at the…

Well that wasn’t very smart

I’m kind of sorry that the SmartCard never caught on, and not just because it’s the only way to upgrade the firmware on the Motif ES (which probably won’t be…

Yamaha Motif ES 7

The latest addition to the arsenal is a cross between a piano and an airplane wing, the post-stretching Yamaha Motif ES 7 76-note sequencing-sampling workstation and part-time DeLorean spoiler. You…

It’s Kas

The adventures of your standard completely mental cat in comic book format.

We promise not to be evil.
But we can’t speak for our lawyers.

Google’s oft-quoted credo “don’t be evil” started looking rather quaint last week with the appearance of a gentle suggestion on the Google blog that we try to refrain from using…

Gear for sale page added

Now selling gear. Synths, mixers, other stuff. Dig in. Follow the link on the right under “Pages”.

Meh, C’est What, 1998

The great Artie Roth is pictured mid-solo during Meh’s debut performance at C’est What in the spring of 1998. Photo courtesy Gord Fynes