14th July: HACKING TOYS workshop at the Hackspace

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Join us for our next circuit bending/hacking sound toys workshop, led by sound artist Tasos Stamou at the new headquarters of London Hackspace. The workshop provides an introduction to modifying techniques and alternative electronic instrument designs. It is suitable for beginners as well as to more experienced hackers and sound explorers to push forward their ideas and projects of innovative sound interfaces.

Date/Time: Sunday 14th July 2013, 2pm-7pm
Location: London Hackspace
Materials/fee: Materials and components provided, fee GBP30
Please register via: workshops@musichackspace.org

– Learn the necessary techniques to turn hackable sound toys into useful sound devices and electronic instruments

– Practical, hands-on workshop, including all tips to the most easy and effective modifications, also presenting musicians who utilize handmade and hacked instruments.

– Everyone is welcome to bring their own electronic devices for bending, otherwise hackable toys will be provided from a large selection. Please contact us with any questions regarding “hackability” of your own devices.

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The workshop will be led by Tasos Stamou, a dedicated circuit bender and instrument modifier/ designer. He has been utilizing his hacked creations into various sound performances and recordings of electroacoustic music. He is currently concentrated into video-bending techniques and DIY modular synthesizer interfaces.

www.tasosstamou.wordpress.com / stamouinstruments.blogspot.com

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