Gen.AV – Tools for Generative Audiovisuals

Nuno Correia will present his artistic work and research on audiovisual performance. The first part of the presentation will focus on his artistic work with Video Jack (www.videojackstudios.com), which was the subject of his PhD thesis and book: “Interactive Audiovisual Objects”. The second part will focus on work with tools for audiovisual performance: the vector graphics oriented AudioVisual Vector eXchange – AVVX (www.avvx.org) and the recent project on generative... Read More

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Stanley Lewry presents OptoNoise, Thu 26 Feb

Date: Thursday 26th February, 6.30pm Location: Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS “The project revolves around trying to make sound using analogue optoelectronics. We have a plan to build a keyboard that allows light to filter through etched microscope slides that traverse the light beam as they are pressed, with a sensor that will pick up the variances in the light that passes that will create a unique tone to the sound. We also hope to make spinning... Read More

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Embedded Residency 2012-13 (Tim Murray-Browne)

As a part of Sound and Music’s Embedded Composer programme, Music Hackspace hosted sound artist Tim Murray-Browne during a ten month residency. The composer in residency programme resulted in The Cave of Sounds, an interactive sound installation exploring the prehistoric origins of collective music making through the contemporary music hacker scene. The work was created by composer in residence Tim Murray-Browne in collaboration with members of the Music Hackspace (Dom... Read More

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REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF EMBEDDED RESIDENCY WITH TIM MURRAY-BROWNE

With the new Embedded residency with Sound and Music for Spring 2015 announced, we welcome you to meet our previous composer in residence Tim Murray-Browne. When: Thursday 19th of February, 6.30pm Where: Unit 15, 5-10 Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS Tim Murray-Browne will speak about his ten month residency at the Music Hackspace through Sound and Music’s Embedded Composer programme,. This composer in residency programme resulted in The Cave of Sounds, an interactive... Read More

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Hackables: augmenting instruments by Andrew McPherson, Thu 12 Feb

This Thursday’s event at the Music Hackspace will feature Andrew McPherson talking about the results of his EPSRC-funded project Hackable Instruments, summarising the results from both the study of appropriation and the D-Box study, along with a live demo of the D-Box and a discussion of future directions. When: Thursday 12th February, 6.30pm Where: Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS The Hackable Instruments project (Victor Zappi and Andrew McPherson, Queen... Read More

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Annual General Meeting 2015

This will be our first AGM at the space, and an opportunity to review how we’re doing and take actions for the activities for the rest of the year. The Music Hackspace Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 12th Mar 2015 18:30 – 20:00, at Music Hackspace Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS. AGM agenda: – Review of mission and objectives – Accounts and legal structure report – Seminar program report – Workshops programme... Read More

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Accessible Musical Technology with Gawain Hewitt from Drake Music, Thu 5 Feb

For this week’s presentation, Gawain Hewitt from Drake Music will host a session introducing the work being done by their Research and Development department to encourage and support the development of new Accessible Musical Technology (AMT). The presentation will take place at our new space (Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS) this Thursday 5th of February from 7.30pm. “The social model of disability says that disability is caused by the way society... Read More

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‘Re-evaluating rhythm’ with Dom Aversano, Thu 29 Jan

Following the inauguration of our new space and the successful fundraiser campaign, we are excited to host our first presentation and discussion open session, with Dom Aversano on Thursday 29th January from 6.30pm at our new space (Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS). Dom Aversano is a percussionist, composer, and writer who has studied music from various global cultures; as he prepares to write a book, he will present the case that the Western music tradition... Read More

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ContainerVille Inauguration Event

Join the new Music Hackspace for its inauguration event! On November 6th 2014, we were awarded a year’s free rent at Container Ville. We’ve moved into the space in December, and now, with a bit of equipment and a fundraiser in progress, we are ready to inaugurate the space, and would like you to be there with us! When: 6pm-10pm, Friday 16th of January 2015 Where: Unit 15, 5-10 Corbridge Crescent, E2 9DS London This open event is an opportunity to meet people... Read More

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The disting: Eurorack synth module presentation with Andrew Ostler, October 9th

Andrew Ostler of Expert Sleepers Ltd will present the ‘disting’, a hackable Eurorack format synthesiser module, this Thursday 9th of October at 7pm, at Troyganic Cafe (132 Kingsland Road, E2 8DP). The disting is based around a commodity PIC32 microcontroller and an audio codec, providing the ability to run surprisingly complex processes on control voltages and audio at high audio sample rates. As shipped the module provides 16 algorithms (selected from a front... Read More

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