London Music Hack Space welcomes Max MSP users. Desmond Dodecahedron writes…..

That's my right hand holding the Xbox controller and three people aren't even paying attention. Last Thursday 24th May, Jean- Baptiste and Martin very kindly allowed the London Max MSP users group to be co-hosted at the Music Hack Space. Hopefully this is the start of a really good thing. We were previously guests of Lottolab at the Science Museum and if you haven’t been, you must try one of the Science Museum lates. I decided to demonstrate a Max patch that I have... Read More

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The Music Tech Fest’s Hack Camp

Last week saw three days fully dedicated to assembling people with a passion for Music Tech. The Music Tech Fest, Co-organised by Ravensbourne college and tech design start-up Stromatolite, has been intense and has taken place. And of course, there had to be a Hack Camp too. A good fifty people gathered to up on the specially-prepared sixth floor of the college to work on whatever tickled their music tech fancy. No less than 15 beautiful projects saw the day at the end of it,... Read More

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Max MSP London meet up

On Thursday 24th of May 2012, the Music Hackspace is hosting its first Max MSP meet up at 7pm. Max MSP is a music programming environment that allows to bring together sensors, samples, synthesis engines and video. It is used by sound artists throughout the world, but also by visual artists and in installations. Max MSP is developed and maintained by American company Cycling’74. If you’ve never heard of it and want to see how it works, there are a few videos to get... Read More

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An Interview of Tasos Stamou, by Blanca Regina

I  interviewed Tasos Stamou ( b. Athens ,1978) after the presentation of his work at the Music Hackspace, the 17th May 2012. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ When... Read More

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Rebel Technology: Open Source Synth Modules

We’re on the cusp of officially launching the Rebel Technology website. Sneak previews available now!   The first module we’re publishing is the Euclidean Sequencer, which some of you have seen and heard already – we brought a couple along for the Synthesiser Day at Rough Trade East, and prototypes have been racked up in the Hackstudio.    Read More

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Audiovisual synthesisers: Tasos Stamou

Thursday 17th of May 2012, 7pm. Tasos Stamou will present his work on audiovisual synthesisers. Tasos Stamou, an electroacoustic composer, free improviser and instrument maker will present some of his latest designs. The devices -100% recycled in materials and sounds- combine circuit bent toy-instruments with analogue modular synthesizer utilities and audiovisual synchronizations. The text below is from Tasos’s website: http://tasosstamou.com/projects.html VHSynth is... Read More

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Synthesizer Day

Big thanks to everyone who came to talk to us yesterday, and big ups to Andreas Schneider for organising the event! We had a great time, and got to talk to other makers such as vxxy and AlphaSphere. We also had lots of positive feedback from people coming to use the modulars – fair to say that our Euclidean Sequencers were kicking it off! More news and photos coming soon.  Read More

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Rebel Technology at Rough Trade

Rebel Technology will be at Rough Trade East on May 2nd, showing the new Stoicheia module. We’re taking part in their Synthesizer Day organised with Schneiders Buero. Our modules will be set up in Schneider’s TestSalon, and you will be able to play with them to your heart’s content. See you there!  Read More

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