monome as turntable

The glitch musician Bit Basic, who made the excellent Grating Rainbows netalbum on Monotonik, has created a…

Max/MSP patch for the ‘monome’ interface called ‘dj64’. It allows the user to model the actions of conventional turntables


dj64 for Monome – by Bitbasic from simon on Vimeo.


Thinking about the monome in terms of the convergence of music making and gaming, this casts the turntable as a primitive ancestor of the handheld game console.


P.S.: I turned that audio page on Internet Archive into a playlist by incorporating Goose/Yahoo Media Player/FoxyPlayer and linking with this syntax:

<a 
href="http://www.archive.org/details/mtk186" 
class="playthispage">
  Grating Rainbows
</a>