DIY MIDI controller http://www.kplu.org en Mix it up: KPLU music director invents 'The Choppertone' http://www.kplu.org/post/mix-it-kplu-music-director-invents-choppertone <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-966705.mp3</p><p>Imagine inventing something that enhanced a hobby that you were passionate about. That&#39;s what happened to KPLU music director Nick Francis.</p><p>He invented a musical mixing device called The Choppertone. He built it from a MIDI controller kit. And with it, he&#39;s able&nbsp;to mix different bits of audio together, to create a whole new sound or remix an old song.</p> Tue, 03 May 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Nick Francis 1292 at http://www.kplu.org Mix it up: KPLU music director invents 'The Choppertone'