A Tumblg by Benjamin Dauer, Senior Interactive Designer at NPR and experimental musician/composer.

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Something new. Ultra-high resolution optical rotary encoders, with push buttons. High-density variable-brightness led rings. Two and four knob versions fit perfectly alongside other monome devices.

Decoupled control, providing the same massive adaptability that monome pioneered five years ago.

Orders and shipping in February. Pricing, details, and media forthcoming.

Ambient Improvisation - June 13th, 2010

Improvisation: June 13th, 2010

Another Monome improvisation. This time I ran Quadrants on my Grayscale 128 (Polygome & Tintinnabulome) MIDI sync’d to Ableton Live (Operator & Omnisphere). Thanks for listening.

Ambient Improvisation - May 30th, 2010

Improvisation: May 30th, 2010

This is the first in a series of improvisations using a Grayscale 128 Monome MIDI sync’d to Ableton Live. I woke up early and was inspired by the view out my window over treetops in the direction of the National Cathedral.

Setup details:
Grayscale 128 Monome
Ableton Live
Operator Synth

Thanks for listening!

Ordered my Grayscale 128 this afternoon. Can’t wait for it to arrive… - “We’re happy to announce the grayscale one twenty eight. Bus-powered, bright white lighting, tilt-enabled, sturdy silicone over steel construction. Compatible with an ever-growing collection of community-built applications.”

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