Andrew McPherson on 6 June: TouchKeys: capacitive multi-touch musical keyboard

Andrew McPherson - Capactive multi-touch musical keyboard

Join us on Thursday 6 June, Andrew McPherson from the Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London will be talking about TouchKeys, a capactive multi-touch musical keyboard. Where: Troyganic Café, 132 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8DY When: 6 June 2013, 7.30pm The TouchKeys are a DIY sensor kit for adding multi-touch sensing to any piano keyboard. Capacitive sensor overlays measure the XY position and contact area of the fingers on the key surfaces (up to 3 touches... Read More

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Thickear, Leafcutter John + Blanca Regina and Astma Duo. Thursday 23rd May

Thickear performance with Leafcutter John, Blanca Regina and Astma Duo, 23 May 2013

Music Hackspace presents an evening of sound art and performances with Thickear, Leafcutter John + Blanca Regina and Astma Duo: 23rd May 2013 | 8pm-11pm | Troyganic Café, 132 Kingsland Road, LONDON, E2 8DY Free Entry 20:00-21:00 Thickear 21:15-21:45 Leafcutter John + Blanca Regina 22:00-23:00 ASTMA Thickear are a collective of sonic artists exploring sound through performance, technology and exhibition. Originally formed from Sound Arts M.A. alumni,  Thickear’s live... Read More

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The Cave of Sounds – work-in-progress demo

Thursday 16 May 2013 Troyganic, 132 Kingsland Road 8pm Join us this Thursday to experience The Cave of Sounds at the Music Hackspace. Daniel Lopez demonstrates his instrument The Animal Kingdom, part of The Cave of Sounds installation at Hack the Barbican Bazaar, 28 March 2013.   This Thursday the Hackspace Ensemble will be taking over the Music Hackspace with our work-in-progress installation The Cave of Sounds. This is an interactive installation with eight bespoke musical... Read More

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Tim Murray-Browne: Residency update – Introducing The Cave of Sounds

Sus and Wallace of the Ensemble project working on hardware for The Cave of Sounds.

Thursday 9nd of May 2013 Troyganic, 132 Kingsland Road 7pm Summary This Thursday evening, I will be giving an update of my activities here as the Music Hackspace’s Composer in Residence. Sus and Wallace of the Ensemble project working on hardware for The Cave of Sounds. Since November I have been working with a group of Music Hackspace members on the Ensemble Project to investigate the nature of collaboration within music hacking. Over the course of the ten month residency,... Read More

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MICRO NOISE workshop, Saturday 11th of May 2013

MICRO NOISE workshop. Plug in – make noise! Join us for our Micro-noise workshop and build you own NAND Schmitt Trigger Oscillator! The NAND gate is a logical circuit and plays a very important role in all digital technologies. Its purpose is to compare ones and zeros and a resulting output. The abuse of the NAND gate by a feeding back and oscillating R-C circuit makes the Schmitt Trigger to oscillate at an audible frequency. A sound is generated! Date/time: Saturday 11th MAy... Read More

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