Music Hackspace Performances Night – 23rd OCTOBER 2014-

Music Hackspace Performances Night When:  Thursday 23rd, 20.00- 23.oo h Where: TROYGANIC 132 Kingsland Road, Hoxton E2 8DP Free Entry TIMING: 8.30 – TIM YATES & SAIF BUNNI 9.15 – FINGERHUT FEAT. TERRY DAY 10.15 – ANDREW PAGE & BLANCA REGINA Curated by Blanca Regina, the evening features: TIM YATES & SAIF BUNNI An improvisation by Tim Yates and Saif Bunni. These musicians and sound and artists run ‘Acoustic Hacking‘a workshop driven... Read More

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Thursday 5th of September – back to Troyganic – ‘Plug + Play’ system by Neil Merry

After a month spent at the Barbican center, to where we moved all our events and activities for the whole month of August during Hack the Barbican event (which was a great success) we are back to Troyganic and we are not slowing down!!! WHEN: Thursday 5th of September, 7pm WHERE: 132 Kingsland Road, London, Troyganic (in the basement). Tube: Hoxton The first event will feature a presentation of ‘Plug + Play’ system by Neil Merry , a recent graduate from the Design... Read More

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DIY audio mixer workshop Sunday, 8th of September 2013

Join us at the new Hackspace Location for this DIY passive 3 channel audio mixer workshop with Kacper Ziemianin. an example of DIY passive mixer   You will learn how to make a simple but very useful passive audio mixer and at the end you will take home what you have built. All the components and housing are included in the price, unless you want to use a different, box (cigar boxes are great!) then go ahead. Passive audio mixers are great, they don’t need power supply... Read More

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The OWL: a programmable guitar pedal

A team of Hackspace and Music Hackspace members are currently working on a programmable guitar effects pedal called the OWL. OWL stands for Open Ware Laboratory, which refers to the fact that the entire project is open-source in both hardware and software – all code and documents relating to the project will be freely available under the Gnu GPL license. The OWL is based around an ARM Cortex M4 chip, and can be programmed using a specially developed software framework.... Read More

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25.07.2013 concert by Jukka Hautamäki and MAX/MSP meetup

This week at Music Hackspace we have a regular MAX/MSP meetup (like every last Thursday of the month) where people share knowledge and patches made with MAX/MSP environment. When: Thursday 25th July, 7:30pm Where: Troyganic. 132 Kingsland Road – Corner of Cremer Street – London E2 8DY Before that we will have a gig by a guest from Finland – Jukka Hautamäki. Media artist Jukka Hautamäki (b. 1971), born in Oulu, lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Hautamäki... Read More

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14th July: HACKING TOYS workshop at the Hackspace

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:... Read More

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London Music Hackspace at Elephant&Castle Mini Maker Faire 6.7.2013

We are very happy to be part of Elephant&Castle Mini Maker Faire at London College of Communication. Please join us on Saturday the 6th of July at our booth where we will be presenting projects built by Music Hackspace members. We will be also talking about what we do and how to get involved. Visitors will have an opportunity to play hacked instruments, DIY contact microphones and even a drum robot. and much much more. We will have LMH t-shirts and other special items for... Read More

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11th Nov 2012, Circuit bending workshop

A new session in our series of circuit bending / hacking sound toys workshops. Date/time: Sunday 11th Nov, 2 pm to 7 pm 
Location: London Music Hackspace (Unit 30). Cremer Business Centre, 37 Cremer Street. London E2 8HD Materials/fee: Materials and components are included and will be provided for all participants, there is a fee of £25. Learn the necessary techniques to turn hackable toys into useful sound devices, electronic instruments or, who knows, sound sculptures perhaps.... Read More

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Hacked sound toys pictures

On the weekend we had a hacking sound toys workshop at the Music Hackspace. Placed on the working surface: a bunch of second-hand electronic children’s toys, a few rear panels finely chopped, a handful of resistors and some crocodile clips (among other things). All was cooked after the required introduction to circuit bending techniques. Thank you Tasos for sharing your tips and tricks and to all the assistants for their contribution to unconventional sonic creation.  Read More

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