MIDIguitar patch

Remember the Rock Band / Guitar Hero MIDI guitar thing I made? I have not fiddled with it much since I presented at Playful 08. However, since a few people have asked me for it, here’s the current version of the ControllerMate patch which contains two versions; one for Rock Band (Harmonix) Xbox guitars and […]

Iceland Airwaves – advice on Iceland

Speaking of travel, it’s nearly time for Iceland Airwaves again. Though I won’t be going this year, Mike Hedge recently asked me for some tips to get the most out of Iceland and Airwaves so he can make the most of it. When I went last year I took loads of photos and my brother […]

We could be guitar heroes

Before I went on holiday, I began to think about getting my Rock Band guitar controller to act as a MIDI instrument in GarageBand. I’m still fiddling with it, and since implementing a couple of extra features, I’m increasingly happy with the results. The setup in ControllerMate, initially quite straightforward, is gradually becoming fairly hairy. […]

Headphone Fun

I have a pair of JVC HA-FX300B sound isolation headphones which come with three different sized silicon rubber earpieces and a pair of memory foam earpieces for a customized fit They look like this and cost me a bit less than $100 (somehow I only buy headphones in airports, and usually American airports). These rely […]