Stunning Improvisation With Custom-Built MIDI Device
Meet the MIDI DanTyBa, a custom-built MIDI controller from Dr. Liza Seigido of the Psyche Electro-Acoustic Opera Company. It uses the Makey Makey microcontroller as well as a MaxMSP application to communicate with soft synths, trigger light effects, and more.
You can also learn how the MIDI DanTyBa was built from these videos provided by Dr. Seigido.
If you have a general interest in building your own MIDI controllers, you can read this fantastic guide from DJ Tech Tools. While it’s certainly a labor intensive task, there would be nothing better than jamming on a controller you made yourself!