“Dead Bug” is a method of circuit building without a prefabbed circuit board. Sometimes the circuit is built without any board at all and constructed through direct connections, also known as “Point to Point.” In many cases an IC chip is turned upside down with its legs in the air, resembling a dead bug.
Two Casio keyboards were sent to us by one of our subscriber friends (@fakestereo). Of the two that were sent (batteries included), I chose the MT-68 as the first one to bend. In our last newsletter, we asked: “Will Z enhance the synth or destroy it?” The short answer is both.
Flutter has the Pittsburgh EP 360 case for her Eurorack system. It’s a beautiful case made of hardwood with a lid, and it’s convenient for road travel. Much more manageable than the wedgie cases I made last year.