Yesterday I made my mock up holster for the BSP, a new yo-yo by Anti-yo. The denim is raw selvage denim. Now I have to make 74 more.
The folks at Broken Yo-yos sent me one of their newest products, the Plug-in III.
The Plug-in III is smooth as hell on the string, and probably the shiniest yo-yo I’ve ever seen. But what I really like about it is how inspired I feel every time I pick it up. I’ve been trying out a bunch of new whip moves with mine, but it also motivated me to create a little tribute to MC Escher’s self portrait in a metallic sphere.
I call it Hand With Reflecting Halves.
In this episode of PopCast, I talk to my old friend Kyle Machulis about his newest project at Nonpolynomial Labs. Inspired by Johnny Lee‘s fantastic Wii-hacks, Kyle has created a yo-yo controlled musical interface using Max/MSP and a modified Torch circuit board. In the video, Kyle talks about the project and let’s me make some yo-yo core.
You can check out Kyle’s “WiiYo” post on www.nonpolynomial.com. Skin The Gerbil never sounded so good.