Ariel Elkin: AriVibes, a musical augmenter for iOS

Screenshot of AriVibes version 1 AriVibes is an iOS app designed to enable users to musically transform the sounds of physical objects. In other words, it is a portable, self-contained augmented reality system that allows a user to shape and control the perceived timbre of objects, to enable a wide range of users to use any object as a musical instrument. The musical augmentation proposed is achieved by altering the timbre of an object with audio effects,  and offering real-time... Read More

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90MIN SONGWRITING CHALLENGE 19/01/2012

Tonight we had our second songwriting challenge. Two teams of music hackers who’ve never worked together before. 90 mins to write a song…. Here’s what happened! Team 1: Ariel, Bushra, Jean-Baptist > Lullaby Songwriting 19 Jan 2012 by Music Hackspace   Team 2: Andrew, Paul, Ziad> hsjamery.mp3 <–download Hsjamery – 90MIN SONGWRITING CHALLENGE 19/1/2012 team 2 by musichackspace  Read More

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Enrico Bertelli and David Ibbett: percussion live electronics

Enrico and David are classically trained composers. Enrico has been inspired by Xenakis and performs regularly compositions by Steve Reich. David studied composition at Cambridge and together they composed musical performances using electronic drum kits, MaxMSP, Ableton Live and an iPad. We recorded three videos during their presentations. In the first video, Enrico plays a piece using samples of guitar and drums. In the second video, Enrico and David improvise with Enrico on... Read More

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Xmas Present Show and Tell

Music hackers were invited to share and enjoy their Christmas presents and projects with the group. Here are a selection: Guy’s Tenori-on Guy demoed his new Tenori-on. Ten minuts later the group were mesmerised in a bleepy blinky trance. See the video for guys intro to the fantastic Tenori-on: Phil’s Wave Flavours Phil showed off his Maximillian based composition, “Wave Flavours.” Phil also demoed his iPhone synth. Check out the video for more. Ziad’s... Read More

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