Monday, 31 May 2010


Todd Michael Bailey of excellent DIY bendable sampler kit (Where's the Party At?) fame has been messing around with video !!! his Video Mess Tool and other prototypes are the first steps in to some video kits he will be releasing in the future. I for one am very exited

Friday, 28 May 2010

My 4 Transistor Video Synth

Heres is a little 4 transistor circuit kludged together from spare components and a 70s hobby magazine article it plugs straight in to the arial socket of you old unused TVs I'm thinking of trying to track down the original author of the article to ask him if I can release it as a kit! sorry there's no sound on the vid but my mixer is broken.

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Ars electronica 92

curated by video art giants Steina and Woody Vasulka
Ars Electronica 92 featured many video synthesizers and effects all in one place

thanks to arshistory on Vimeo you can now check out what it was like!

Ars Electronica 1992 - Eigenwelt der Apparate-Welt 1 from ars history on Vimeo.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Really Beautiful DIY Scanimate

now heres a really cool project built by tom16mm using mostly modified commercially available hardware to create a scanimate workalike.

how to in the description

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Vasarely Video Synth

The Vasarely Video Synth is a nice looking bit of kit made from a curcuit bent 16bit video game console its audio recative to boot! link here where you can also find some other bent video creations in the DIY section

Sabinegruffat Arduino-Video-Synth

heres an intersting project by Sabine Gruffat link here with video!