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WORKSHOP#6 ~~ Elastic Band Drone Machines – 14/04/15

Workshop led by David Strang exploring the creation of sound through vibrating elastic bands. This device / instrument emerged from the joint research project by David Strang and Vincent van Uffelen. The project aims to explore the potential of noise

WORKSHOP#6 ~~ Elastic Band Drone Machines – 14/04/15

Workshop led by David Strang exploring the creation of sound through vibrating elastic bands. This device / instrument emerged from the joint research project by David Strang and Vincent van Uffelen. The project aims to explore the potential of noise

WORKSHOP#5 ~~ MakeyMakey – 10/03/15

Workshop led by Rachael Dobbs exploring all things creative with the fabulous Makey Makey. The group created various instruments making noises with water, toilet rolls, pastry cases, fruit etc….    

WORKSHOP#5 ~~ MakeyMakey – 10/03/15

Workshop led by Rachael Dobbs exploring all things creative with the fabulous Makey Makey. The group created various instruments making noises with water, toilet rolls, pastry cases, fruit etc….    

LIVE#1 – 10/02/15

The first night of ~hotwire~ performances included a set of noise by Mike Blow + David Strang and the intense washes of sound by No Such Word as C^nt.

LIVE#1 – 10/02/15

The first night of ~hotwire~ performances included a set of noise by Mike Blow + David Strang and the intense washes of sound by No Such Word as C^nt.

WORKSHOP#4 ~~ Modular Max Stuff – 14/01/15

Workshop led by led by Neil Rose exploring modular things in Max/MSP…..

WORKSHOP#4 ~~ Modular Max Stuff – 14/01/15

Workshop led by led by Neil Rose exploring modular things in Max/MSP…..

WORKSHOP#3 ~~ Live Coding – 09/12/14

This workshop, led by David Strang, explored the fun world of Live Coding. Languages that were introduced were ixi Lang, Tidal, Gibber and Sonic Pi. The workshop focused mainly on ixi Lang and included a short demo of Tidal. The group

WORKSHOP#3 ~~ Live Coding – 09/12/14

This workshop, led by David Strang, explored the fun world of Live Coding. Languages that were introduced were ixi Lang, Tidal, Gibber and Sonic Pi. The workshop focused mainly on ixi Lang and included a short demo of Tidal. The group

WORKSHOP#2 ~~ Theremuino – 11/11/14

Workshop led by Mike Blow introducing the use of arduino as a synthesizer using auduino, LDRs and pots. Mike demonstrated his home-made ‘theremuino‘ devices.

WORKSHOP#2 ~~ Theremuino – 11/11/14

Workshop led by Mike Blow introducing the use of arduino as a synthesizer using auduino, LDRs and pots. Mike demonstrated his home-made ‘theremuino‘ devices.

WORKSHOP#1 ~~ Speaker Hacking / Victorian Synthesizer – 14/10/14

This workshop, led by Andy Prior and David Strang, was based on the practice of speaker hacking / speaker twitching featured in the excellent book ‘Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking’ by Nicolas Collins. The book has a

WORKSHOP#1 ~~ Speaker Hacking / Victorian Synthesizer – 14/10/14

This workshop, led by Andy Prior and David Strang, was based on the practice of speaker hacking / speaker twitching featured in the excellent book ‘Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking’ by Nicolas Collins. The book has a