Kendama Beginner Trick Progression – Kendama Vlog #2

July 2, 2016

How do I get better at Kendama? Any future “journal entry” will be attached to a vlog. Vlogs will potentially have posts associated with them, not always. They will sometimes be fleshed out and sometimes not. Let’s see how that goes. So my second vlog was a bit of a mess (watch further down in […]

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Ben’s Kendama Vlog #1

July 1, 2016

Just uploaded a super embarrassing first vlog. Will be documenting my trick progression and thoughts as I go. Will I be able to vlog and journal about Kendama? I don’t know, seems like a lot. But I’m liking Kendama a lot. 🙂

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Kendama Journal – Beginner Kendama Player (Entry 1)

June 28, 2016

Why Kendama? (short answer) This is the first post in a series that will journal my progress in the wide world of Kendama tricks. I’m a bit late to the Kendama game, but there are 2 main reasons I want to get better. It’s super fun, and not “look at a screen” entertainment I want […]

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Korg Monotron Duo Review

November 30, 2013

This is just going to be a brief look at the Monotron Duo. I have a little review post for each of the original Monotron and the Monotron Delay, so I thought now that I have all three, that I’d take a moment to mention the Duo as well. The Duo shares the same box […]

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How to Record a Simple Lo-Fi Album At Home

November 27, 2013

There is something charming about tape hiss, the crackle and pop of a needle on a record, or the hum and drone of distortion and noise. Maybe it is just me, but in today’s music landscape of auto-tune and over production, some good old lo-fi sound is a bit refreshing, and sometimes quite preferable. Is […]

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Korg Monotron Delay Review

June 15, 2013

The Monotron Delay was released alongside the Monotron Duo, sometime after the original Monotron had already become a huge success. The Monotron Delay (and Duo) have the same form factor as the original Monotron, but each with some key differences. The Delay in particular has some wonderful features, and makes the aux input used in […]

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Daft Punk and Panda Bear are Doin’ It Right

May 23, 2013

Daft Punk did a wonderful job drawing me into intense anticipation of their new album Random Access Memories with not only the release of the undeniably catchy single “Get Lucky”, but moreso even with their Collaborators series that introduced the many artists and musicians they brought in to help with the album. I was especially […]

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Korg Monotron Review

May 21, 2013

Korg seems to be doing everything right recently. They’ve given the people what they’ve been clamoring for: cheap analog gear. And it all started with this little guy, the Korg Monotron. The Monotron was Korg’s first introduction to their growing line of affordable analog gear. Soon following the Monotron came the Monotribe, the Monotron Delay […]

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