Making music isn't about dropping big bucks in the guitar shop or endlessly fiddling with expensive software. It's about wringing good noise out of bits of wood and wire, crafting your own sound with plastic and steel. When you create your own instruments, creating your own sound comes naturally. Junkyard Jam Band is a step-by-step guide to making a full array of complete musical projects on the cheap, no previous carpentry or electronics experience required. Each build includes tips on how to coax the best sounds out of the instrument and encourages you to mod the project to fit your own style. Transform cigar boxes into electric ukuleles and thumb pianos Bend notes with phaser and tone effects, homebrew synthesizers, and your own electronic pickups Turn any magstripe card into a turntable with the Scratchbox Give your voice a robotic makeover with the Droid Voicebox Unleash the music from cast-off toys and housewares with guides to circuit bending and junkshop percussion You'll explore the physics behind wind instruments, discover how harmonics work, and get your feet wet with some music theory.To top it all off, the back of the book includes a soldering primer to get beginners started, along with ideas and extra circuits to take your projects further. Jump right in and build your own band - your way!
Product code: AQDQK
Publisher: No Starch Press,US
Dimensions: 23.8cm x 17.9cm
Publish date: 31/10/2015
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