Month: July 2009

The Bag-men of Kennedy Bonds?

July 18, 2009 Off

There seems to be more intrigue in the situation of dollar stability. The financial news outlet Bloomberg reported about a month ago (this completely missed me) the story of two Japanese businessmen arrested in Italy for trying to smuggle $134B in U.S. Treasury bonds into Switzerland.

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G-202 conversion

July 12, 2009 Off

I recently finished modifying my main axe, a Roland G-202 guitar synth controller, installing a set of RMC bridge piezoelectric pickups in addition to the original GK-1 hexaphonic pickup electronics. This allows simultaneously controlling both an Axon-100MKII (digital, MIDI) and a Roland GR-300 (analogue) guitar synthesisers. This was to avoid resorting to trying to build…

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MusicKit V5.6.0 now available

July 5, 2009 Off

After a period that is much longer than I had hoped for, a new release V5.6.0 of the MusicKit is now available. The change log is huge, but the highlights are: Documentation on building the MusicKit has been improved. Now builds on MacOS 10.5.X Intel or PPC and GNUstep. No longer requires external libraries to…

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